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Dr. Patrick Nachman Building New Multidisciplinary Vasculitis Program at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis

Patrick Nachman, MD, FASN, is the new director of the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Prior to that, he was at the University of North Carolina, where his research focus has been on ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) since 1992. Dr. Nachman is a…...

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“Ghostbuster’s Daughter” Violet Ramis Stiel Publishes Book About Life with Dad, Actor-Director Harold Ramis

When Harold Ramis passed away from vasculitis on February 24, 2014, the prolific Hollywood actor/writer/ director left behind a legacy of classic film comedies such as Groundhog Day, Stripes, and Ghostbusters. His passing was also felt by his daughter, Violet Ramis Stiel, who details growing up with her famous father…...

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Now Enrolling: A Randomized Multicenter Study for Isolated Skin Vasculitis (ARAMIS)

The purpose of the ARAMIS Study is to evaluate different treatment options for patients with skin vasculitis (also called cutaneous vasculitis). Patients with small- or medium-vessel vasculitis that only involves the skin (“isolated skin vasculitis”), including some forms of polyarteritis nodosa or IgA vasculitis (Henoch-Schönlein purpura) can join this study.…...

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VF Announces Healthcare Professionals Who Earned 2018 V-RED Award Honorable Mention

Vasculitis Foundation Announces 2018 V-RED Award Honorable Mention Winners. The Vasculitis Foundation (VF) announced the honorable mention winners of its 2018 Recognizing Excellence in Diagnostics (V-RED) Award.  The V-RED Award is presented annually to medical professionals who made a quick diagnosis of vasculitis, thus enabling their patients to receive timely and appropriate…...

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Dr. Linda Brady Receives 2018 V-RED Award

Nashville pediatrician earns annual VF award for making an early diagnosis of rare, autoimmune vasculitis in 16 year-old patient. Dr. Linda Brady, a pediatrician with Old Harding Pediatric Associates, Vanderbilt University Medical Center/Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, has been selected as the 2018 Excellence in Diagnosis (V-RED) Award…...

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