Archive for August 20, 2012

Autoimmune Disease Awareness Act of 2012

Roll-out of Bill H.R. 6218 in Syracuse, New York August 20, 2012 Eastpointe, Michigan:  Representative Ann Marie Buerkle rolled out H.R.6218 in Syracuse, NY to announce legislation to increase awareness more »


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Vasculitis Awareness Month – May 1 – 31, 2012

Vasculitis  Awareness Month is an international effort organized by the Vasculitis Foundation to advance public awareness of this rare disease, as well as the progress in treatments and advances in research. more »


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Cedars-Sinai Announces Vasculitis Research Studies

Research Opportunities for Patients August 14, 2012 Los Angeles:  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is now enrolling patients in studies focusing in the area of vasculitis. The goal of these studies is more »


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Karen Hirsch Joins VF Board of Directors

Welcome to the Board August 1, 2012 Karen Hirsch has an understanding of the goals and the roles of serving on the board of the VF. She brings passion, desired more »


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Toni-Jane’s Story

Mother Misses Out On Some Basics A rare auto-immune disease makes it difficult for a Christchurch mother to pick up and hold her young daughter. Toni-Jane, 32, of Parklands, was more »


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