News - 29 Apr `22Vitiligo Research Participation Survey


Can we count on your help to conduct an important study to learn how vitiligo starts, stops, and returns? This study requires a large number of volunteers, so we are reaching out to gather information on the feasibility of recruiting participants. This will only work if we can get many volunteers to participate and stay in the study for the full period. Your response to this survey will tell us whether we might be able to recruit the necessary number of participants to make this important project a success. Our goal is to recruit individuals with vitiligo and a few of their family members who may be at increased risk of developing vitiligo. 

Participation in our study would likely not require in person visits for most people, but would involve answering an occasional survey and sampling skin and blood using minimally invasive tests in your own home. We would also collect a cheek swab to look at your genetics. Samples would be mailed back to us in a prepaid envelope. Participation in the study would be for a long time - up to 5-10 years - but would only require the survey and samples 2-3 times per year. We would likely be able to provide a small amount of compensation for participating in the study. Please answer the survey questions below so we can determine if this is possible.

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Vitiligo Clinic & Research Center
UMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655

Vitiligo Research Participation Survey


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