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Infographic: Understand the Phases of Clinical Trials for Vitiligo

Posted on December 22, 2021
Medically reviewed by
Amit G. Pandya, M.D.
Article written by
Torrey Kim

Quite a few potential vitiligo treatments are currently being studied as part of clinical trials. People living with the condition are hopeful that several treatments will emerge from these studies.

If you’re wondering how potential new therapies are tested during each phase of clinical trials, check out this infographic. Dr. Amit Pandya, president of the Global Vitiligo Foundation, shared this information during a recent live Q&A event on MyVitiligoTeam.

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Amit G. Pandya, M.D. is a dermatologist at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in Mountain View, California. Learn more about him here.
Torrey Kim is the managing editor at MyHealthTeams and has over a decade of experience writing about medical conditions. Learn more about her here.

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