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The autoimmune disease that causes loss of skin color has been costly and hard to treat. But we’re working on giving you new options. Learn about the cutting-edge study treatments being investigated in your neighborhood.


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treatment options currently available for Vitiligo — none reverse the process of skin depigmentation.

20%

of people with Vitiligo have at least one close relative who also has it. 1

~15%

of people with Vitiligo also have at least one other autoimmune disorder, like rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes, psoriasis, pernicious anemia, Addison disease, or systemic lupus erythematosus. 2

It's a very exciting time for Vitiligo. We are learning more about the specific autoimmune pathways involved, so we can develop more effective and safe treatments for patients. Our hope is that the clinical studies going on right now will lead to the first oral treatment approved by the FDA.”

Dr. Lisa B. Travis

New York Times Magazine’s “NY Super Doctors”

It's a very exciting time for Vitiligo. We are learning more about the specific autoimmune pathways involved, so we can develop more effective and safe treatments for patients. Our hope is that the clinical studies going on right now will lead to the first oral treatment approved by the FDA.”

Dr. Lisa B. Travis

New York Times Magazine’s “NY Super Doctors”

Vitiligo Clinical Trials

Learn about the newest Vitiligo study treatments now being investigated, including cutting-edge options available to clinical trial participants.

TrialSpark is now recruiting for a trial that tests the effectiveness of a study drug FDA-approved for Rheumatoid Arthritis on Vitiligo symptoms.

Treatments Today

Current Vitiligo treatments can be expensive, time-intensive, and often painful, and are not guaranteed to work. Most treatments on the market aim to create uniformity in skin color, which means patients are often left to choose between not treating their symptoms or using treatments that lighten their skin tone.

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treatments on the market in 2019 including prescription and over-the-counter.

A lot of people with vitiligo want better treatments. While existing treatments can be effective, there are so many potential downsides including the time commitment, side effects, expense and remission period.

Erika P

22 years with Vitiligo

A lot of people with vitiligo want better treatments. While existing treatments can be effective, there are so many potential downsides including the time commitment, side effects, expense and remission period.

Erika P

22 years with Vitiligo


Vitiligo In the News

From the latest relevant research and Vitiligo expert interviews to personal stories and advice on managing your symptoms, here’s everything about Vitiligo that’s making headlines.


Vitiligo FAQ

Whether you’re considering participating in a clinical trial or just looking for more information about Vitiligo, we want you to keep you informed about living with Vitiligo, your treatment options, and the clinical trial process.


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  1. U.S National Library of Medicine, ”Vitiligo,” Genetics Home Reference, (June 11, 2019) Link[1]

  2. U.S National Library of Medicine, ”Vitiligo,” Genetics Home Reference, (June 11, 2019)Link[2]

Updated June 2019