VF Research Insights

VF Research Insights

Dr. Divi Cornec

Divi Cornec, MD, PhD, is a physician, researcher and professor of rheumatology at Brest University Hospital. His areas of expertise are Sjögren’s syndrome and ANCA-associated vasculitis, with a special interest in B-cell immunology, the stratification of systemic autoimmune diseases and translational research focused on predicting the effects of immunotherapies. His aim is to help define clinically-relevant endpoints that guide clinical trials. He’s located in Brest, Brittany, France.

Dr. Eric Gapud

Eric Gapud, MD, PhD, is a physician-scientist and a medical officer. His area of expertise is rheumatology with a sub-specialty in vasculitis. His special interests include mechanisms and patient outcomes for those with ANCA-associated vasculitis, giant cell arteritis, Behcet’s disease and Takayasu’s arteritis. His research strives to pioneer better treatment practices, patient care and earlier diagnosis.  He’s located in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Stephanie Garner

Stephanie Garner, MD, MSc, FRCPC, is a physician, vasculitis fellow and assistant professor of rheumatology at McMaster University. She is focused on acquiring an expertise in the diagnosis and management of vasculitis, with a special interest in developing cohorts of vasculitis patients in Canada and creating a collaborative subspecialist clinic as a new model of care for vasculitis patients. As an academic rheumatologist, her objective is to implement better patient care into the curriculum of future rheumatologists.  She’s located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Dr. Sebastian Sattui

Sebastian Sattui, MD, MS, is a physician, researcher and vasculitis fellow. He is currently developing an expertise in the management of vasculitis and has special interests in the impact of frailty in patients with polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis and assessing mitochondrial DNA as an inflammation marker in patients with ANCA vasculitis. His goal is to achieve prompter treatments and better quality of life for vasculitis patients.  He’s located in New York City.