Meeting report: Vitiligo Global Issues Consensus Conference Workshop “Outcome measurement instruments” and Vitiligo International Symposium, Rome, Nov 30–Dec 3rd

Nanja van Geel, Katia Boniface, Julien Seneschal, Clément Jacquemin, Reinhart Speeckaert, Albert Wolkerstorfer, Marcel Bekkenk, Janny E. Lommerts, Iltefat Hamzavi, Amit Pandya, Viktoria Eleftheriadou, Khaled Ezzedine, Diana Giannarelli, Maria Gnarra, Isabella Sperduti, Cecilia Prinsen, John Harris, Alain Taieb, Mauro Picardo

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The international vitiligo community had last December its first "vitiligo only" research meeting in the Eternal City. Vitiligo is a well-recognized but poorly addressed public health concern worldwide. The Vitiligo International Symposium (VIS) is a strong signal for the medical world of the coming of age of vitiligo as a major research field. Because of the gathering of the majority of world experts, the meeting was preceded by a clinical research methodology workshop held at the San Gallicano Institute. This report gives a combined account of the two parts. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)436-443
Number of pages8
JournalPigment Cell and Melanoma Research
Issue number4
Early online date2017
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2017

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