Educational Videos

2020 Newly Diagnosed VF Virtual Patient Conference: What’s Next? What’s Ahead in Research?

Introducing Dr. Peter Grayson. 0:31
A brief history of vasculitis research. 4:49
The issues of the day. 7:49
Why did I get vasculitis? Genetics vs environment. 9:14
Is vasculitis a genetic disease? 10:15
Somatic mutations. 12:26
New genetic cause of vasculitis identified at the NIH – VEXAS 13:45
Why you should consider participating in research. 16:27

Dr. Peter Grayson wraps up the conference with a look ahead at the challenges and potential advances in vasculitis research. He illustrates how researchers are tackling the key questions most often asked by patients with vasculitis. Finally, Dr. Grayson details how patients themselves can play an active role in this continuing research.

Peter Grayson, MD, MSc
Head, Vasculitis Translational Research
Program, NIAMS
Associate Director, NIAMS Fellowship
Program, Systemic Autoimmunity Branch