Mom Climbs Highest Mountain in Africa in Memory of Her Extraordinary Daughter

  Jo Murphy is doing something extraordinary.  She is climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in memory of her extraordinary daughter, Amy!  She is undertaking this daunting challenge both to feel closer to Amy but also to raise funds for the Vasculitis Foundation. When Amy was diagnosed with granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA, Wegener’s)…...

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VF Board of Directors Welcomes Nona Bear

Nona is a nationally known advocate of healthcare reform and champion of seniors’ issues. Originally an academic who served on the faculties of several Washington-area universities including American, Howard, and George Mason, she was hired to establish a continuing education program at the U.S. Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home, a facility…...

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New Kawasaki Disease Guideline Released by American College of Rheumatology and Vasculitis Foundation

Newswise — ATLANTA — The American College of Rheumatology (ACR), in partnership with the Vasculitis Foundation (VF), released a new guideline for the management of Kawasaki disease that addresses diagnostic issues relating to Kawasaki disease, the treatment of high-risk patients, and the management of convalescent patients. Kawasaki disease is a vasculitis that…...

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The Vasculitis Foundation Announces Exciting New Initiative: Vasculitis-Building Outcomes, Leading Discoveries

The Vasculitis Foundation (VF) is pleased to announce an exciting new initiative: Vasculitis-Building Outcomes, Leading Discoveries (V-BOLD), which combines three of the VF’s most critical programs: Fellowships, Vasculitis Centers, and Research. “The VF continues to transform the landscape for patients with vasculitis and providers taking care of them,” said Anisha…...

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