Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Investigators plan to perform a pilot study that aims to characterize the microbiome of human vitiligo patients with both active and stable disease and compare this to the microbiome of age and sex matched controls. The investigators aim to answer the question whether the gut and skin microbiome of patients with vitiligo differs from the general population.


Inclusion Criteria: - Patients with and/or without vitiligo lesional expansion over the past year. - Age/sex-matched controls who do not have a diagnosis of vitiligo - Subjects who are age 18-89 years of age at time of enrollment - Subjects who are able and willing to give informed consent for this study and the Dermatology Tissue Acquisition and Biorepository (STU00009443) Exclusion Criteria: - Subjects who are younger than 18 years of age or 90 years of age or older - Subjects who are unable to give consent



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
I. Caroline Le Poole
Northwestern University

Dermatology CTU
Phone: 312-503-5944

Backup Contact:


Location Contact:

Chicago, Illinois 60611
United States

Dermatology CTU
Phone: 312-503-5944

Site Status: Recruiting

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Date Processed: June 13, 2021

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