Patient-Focused Meeting On Vitiligo Could Galvanize R&D As The First Drug Candidates In A Long Time Advance
US FDA meeting directs attention to the vitiligo patient experience as a small group of potential treatments, led by topical Janus kinase inhibitors, are at the Phase II hinge point.
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