Vitiligo is a chronic skin depigmentation disorder characterized by the destruction of melanocytes. The etiology is multifactorial; both genetic and environmental factors are implicated in disease initiation. The burden on patients is high owing to the disease’s social stigma, which negatively impacts patients’ QOL. Although no therapies are approved for vitiligo, treatment providers commonly prescribe topical/oral steroids or other immunomodulators alone or in combination with narrow-band UVB. The vitiligo pipeline is dominated by investigational JAK inhibitors that are being developed in oral or topical formulations. If proven efficacious, these agents will enjoy huge commercial opportunities because of the immense unmet need in this space.
- What are the key areas of unmet need and opportunity in the vitiligo market?
- How are patients with different disease severities treated?
- What is the approximate size of the diagnosed prevalent vitiligo population in the United States? How are cases of vitiligo segmented by type and severity?
- What is the expected impact of emerging novel therapies?
- How does each current and future player influence the market, and how will their influence change in the future?
- What are the key drivers of and constraints on the vitiligo therapy market?
United States Primary Research
3 KOL interviews in January 2020
KEY COMPANIES COVERED
Incyte, Pfizer, Dermavant, Clinuvel
KEY DRUGS COVERED
Ruxolitinib, Cerdulatinib, PF-06651600, PF-06700841, Afamelanotide
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Author(s): Pallavi Rajput, Ph.D
Pallavi Rajput joined Decision Resources Group as an associate analyst in 2019. Her focus is on the disease landscape and forecast of infectious diseases, niche and rare diseases.
She holds a Ph.D. in molecular biology and virology from the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi, India. Prior to joining Decision Resources Group, Pallavi was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California- Davis, where her research focused on the role of DNA repair in cancer development.