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Session Information

FRM F124 - Update on Vitiligo: A Global Overview

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Monday, March 24

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Mile High Ballroom 3B

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Director: Mauro Picardo, MD

  • Pearl E. Grimes, MD, FAAD
  • John Harris, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Alain Taieb, MD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize different types of vitiligo, their peculiarities and clinical course.
  • Identify the updated treatments for vitiligo, their advantages and limitations.
  • Identify the relevant outcome.

This forum aims to present the most recent international consensus on the classification of vitiligo, as well as the results of translational research on the pathogenesis that have opened a new view on the disease. Data on evidence-based therapies and the new trends on the approaches will be discussed, including medical, surgical and combined treatments. The speakers are among the most highly recognized experts in the field with specific experience in running research projects or clinical trials in vitilgo. Clinicians, clinical and lab researchers can be part of the audience.


Monday, March 24
1:00 PMUpdate on Vitiligo: A Global Overview and Introduction / Dr. Picardo
1:15 PMVitiligo: Clinical and Outcomes Research / Dr. Taieb
1:30 PMWhat Do We Know of the Immunopathogenesis in 2014? / Dr. Harris
1:45 PMNew Combination Treatments / Dr. Lim
2:00 PMNew Perspective in Medical Therapies / Dr. Grimes
2:15 PMNew Perspective in Medical Therapies / All faculty
2:30 PMQuestions and Answers / All faculty