2023 Annual Scientific Symposim


Save The Date!

Thursday, March 16, 2023
New Orleans, LA, USA

The schedule is at the bottom of this page.

Meeting Location

Meeting Room: Churchill B, Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
Times: 7:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Breakfast and poster viewing 7:00 -8:00 AM
Kickoff – 8:00 AM

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2023 GVF Annual Scientific Symposium @ The AAD
Start and End TimesTitlePresenter
7:00 – 8:00 AMBreakfast and Poster Viewing
8:00 – 8:20 AMWelcomeAmit G. Pandya, GVF President
8:20 – 8:32 AMCellular Characterization and Evidence of Melanocyte Transfer of Autologous Skin Cell Suspension Prepared using RECELL® Autologous Cell Harvesting DeviceKatie Bush, PhD
SVP Scientific & Medical Affairs
Avita Medical
8:32 – 8:44 AMIncidence and Prevalence of Vitiligo in the United StatesNicole Mastacouris, MS
8:44 – 8:56 AMPatient Burden of Nonsegmental Vitiligo: Perspectives from US PatientsDavid Rosmarin, MD
8:56 – 9:06 AMVitiligo Support Committee UpdateRichard Huggins, MD
9:06 – 9:18 AMSkin Infections as a Marker of Vitiligo Activity: A Prospective and Retrospective StudyAngela Calaguas, BS
9:18 – 9:50 AMInvited Speaker #1
The Intersection of Society, Science and Therapeutics: How We All Built Our Vitiligo Community
Iltefat Hamzavi, MD
9:50 – 10:02 AMAn Analysis of Inter-Rater and Intra-Rater F-VASI Assessments in Adults With Active Non-segmental VitiligoAbigail Sloan, PhD
Associate Director of Biostatistics
10:02 – 10:30 AMCoffee Break and Poster Viewing
10:30 – 10:42 AMVitiligo and IdentityKristin Tissera, BS
10:42 – 11:14 AMInvited Speaker #2

Validation of an Objective and Accurate Measurement of Facial Depigmentation for Vitiligo Using Standardized UV Pictures and a Dedicated Algorithm of Analysis

Thierry Passeron, MD, PhD
11:14 – 11:24 AMVOICE UpdateKhaled Ezzedine, MD, PhD
11:24 AM – 12:08 PMDifficult Cases: Panel Case StudiesPearl Grimes, MD
Khaled Ezzedine, MD, PhD
Davinder Parsad, MD
John E. Harris, MD
Marwa Abdallah, MD

Moderated by: Amit G. Pandya, MD

12:08 PM – 12:25 PMPerson with vitiligo (PWV) PanelModerated by: Richard Huggins, MD
12:25 PM – 12:30 PMMeeting wrap up and send offAmit G. Pandya, MD