Microscopic Polyangiitis

KIMBERLY BOISSONNEAULT | VF Patient Hero 2022

Behçet’s Disease • 2020 “Courage isn’t having the strength togo on­ — it is going on when you don’thave the strength.” — Napoleon Bonaparte...

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BRANDON HUDGINS | 2022 Patient Hero

Granulomatosis withpolyangiitis (GPA) • 2008 "The only true form of help is self-help. You have to be willing to do the work to get help. If you don’t make that decision you’ll never get the help you need."...

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MITCHELL HOROWITZ | VF Patient Hero 2022

Granulomatosis withpolyangiitis (GPA) • 2021 “You gather the best information youcan, then make the best decision you can, based on that information. Then don’t look back, you can’t change anything.” — Mitch Horowitz...

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Introducing Our 2020-2021 VCRC-VF Fellow: Kinanah Yaseen, MD

Kinanah Yaseen, MD, was awarded the 2020 Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium (VCRC)-Vasculitis Foundation (VF) Fellowship. She is currently a junior faculty member in the Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases at Cleveland Clinic. Her interests involve all forms of vasculitis, especially small vessel vasculitis including granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), microscopic…...

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Kathy Olevsky: Enjoying Life in Remission from MPA and Pursuing Her Passions

After Kathy Olevsky was diagnosed with ANCA-associated microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) in 2009, it took her about a year to realize that she would never be the same person she was before she became sick. But when you read her story, you’ll see that this determined 62-year-old is not only surviving,…...

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