Melanoma, Vitiligo and XP Patient Symposium

Montagna Patient Symposium

Join us on the Oregon Coast at Salishan Spa & Golf Resort for a free patient-focused event! We will bring melanoma, vitiligo, and XP patients together with internationally-recognized dermatologists to talk about the latest advances in treatment and research to improve skin health. Bus transportation will be available. Lunch included. Evening reception available.

Tentative Agenda:

12:30 p.m.

Arrive and registration

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm


2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

Keynote: It's all about the melanocyte 
Sancy A. Leachman, MD, PhD, Oregon Health & Science University

2:45 pm to 3:45 pm


3:45 pm to 5:45 pm

Breakout Sessions - Melanoma, Vitiligo & XP

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

**Optional attendance**

Montagna Symposium on the Biology of the Skin - Dinner Session

Reception and welcome: Sancy Leachman, MD, PhD, Oregon Health & Science University

Keynote: Pigeons as a model system for human disease.
Michael Shapiro, PhD, University of Utah