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Official Title: Feasibility Study to Evaluate RECELL and Melanocyte Keratinocyte Transplantation Procedure for Repigmentation of Stable Vitiligo Lesions
In Brief: Prospective randomized within-subject controlled feasibility study to evaluate the clinical performance of RECELL for repigmentation of stable, depigmented lesions. The trial will evaluate 50 matched, stable depigmented areas from 10 subjects.
Ages Eligible: 22 Years and older
Start Date: September 25, 2020
Completion Date (estimated): December 2021
Study ID from ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04271501
Other Study ID Numbers: CTP008
- Worcester, University of Massachusetts, MA, USA. Contact: Celia Hartigan at Celia.Hartigan@umassmed.edu
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Please refer to this study by its NCT number.
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