Studies Enrolling Patients

Clinical Trial for ANCA-Associated Vasculitis – Now Enrolling Patients

Sites throughout the U.S. and Canada are seeking patients with newly diagnosed or relapsed anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis.  This clinical trial is designed to determine whether a new non-steroidal more »

RITAZAREM Trial – Now Enrolling Patients

The RITAZAREM Trial is an international, open label, randomized controlled trial comparing rituximab with azathioprine as maintenance therapy in relapsing ANCA-associated vasculitis. Rituximab is now established as an effective drug more »

Mepolizumab Trial for EGPA/CSS Patients Now Enrolling

The purpose of this randomized, double-blind study is to investigate the efficacy and safety of mepolizumab (300 milligram mg administered subcutaneously every four weeks) compared with a placebo over a more »

PROMIS – Quality of Life Survey

 Vivek Nagaraja, MD and Dinesh Khanna, MD, MSc at the University of Michigan Health System, are conducting a piece of research called PROMIS (Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System) in more »

VCRC Genetic Repository One-Time DNA Study

The Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium is pleased to let you know the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor is now enrolling patients for our study: VCRC Genetic Repository One-Time DNA Study more »

AAV Patients and Volunteers needed for a Clinical Trial in Vasculitis

Patients with anti-neutrophil cytoplasm antibody (ANCA)-associated Vasculitis (AAV) are at risk of disease relapse and so are often kept on long-term medication that suppresses their immune system. These medications may more »

New VCRC Trial Enrolling Patients Now! The Assessment of Prednisone in Remission (TAPIR) Trial

This is a trial for patients with granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener’s). You are invited to participate in a clinical trial being conducted by the Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium (VCRC) under more »

GiACTA Study Enrolling Patients – Giant Cell Arteritis Clinical Research Study

double vision? headaches? jaw pain? fever? fatigue? About this Study Giant cell arteritis is a disease where blood vessels become inflamed causing symptoms such as headaches, head tenderness, vision difficulties, facial more »

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA is conducting several research studies that involve collecting data to better understand the genetics, environmental risks, and outcomes of patients with all forms of Vasculitis

ACR/EULAR endorsed study to develop classification and diagnostic criteria for primary systemic Vasculitis (DCVAS) Background The purpose of this study is to develop new methods of diagnosing and classifying vasculitis. more »

PEXIVAS

PEXIVAS: An International Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Assessing Plasma Exchange and Steroid Dosing in the Treatment of Severe Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasm Antibody (ANCA) Associated Vasculitis Introduction: The PEXIVAS study is the more »

Longitudinal Protocol for Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener’s) and Microscopic Polyangiitis

5505: Longitudinal Protocol for Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener’s) and Microscopic Polyangiitis Status: Recruiting Summary: Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium 5505: In the longitudinal studies, clinical and laboratory information will be collected more »

Longitudinal Protocol for Polyarteritis Nodosa

Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium 5504: Longitudinal Protocol for Polyarteritis Nodosa Status: Recruiting Summary: In the longitudinal studies, clinical and laboratory information will be collected on patients with vasculitis to study more »

VCRC Genetic Repository One-Time DNA Study

Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium 5510: Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS), giant cell arteritis (GCA), microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), polyarteritis nodosa (PAN), Takayasu’s arteritis (TAK), and Wegener’s granulomatosis (WG) Background The purpose of this study is to more »

Longitudinal Protocol for Churg-Strauss Syndrome

Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium 5506: Longitudinal Protocol for Churg-Strauss Syndrome Status: Recruiting Summary:  In the longitudinal studies, clinical and laboratory information will be collected on patients with vasculitis to study the disease more »

Longitudinal Protocol for Giant Cell Arteritis

Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium 5502: Longitudinal Protocol for Giant Cell Arteritis Status: Recruiting Summary:  In the longitudinal studies, clinical and laboratory information will be collected on patients with vasculitis to study the more »

Concurrent Pilot Studies in Giant Cell Arteritis and Takayasu’s Arteritis (AGATA)

Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium 5523: Concurrent Pilot Studies in Giant Cell Arteritis and Takayasu’s Arteritis to Examine the Safety, Efficacy, and Immunologic Effects of Abatacept (CTLA4-Ig) in Large Vessel Vasculitis (AGATA) more »

VCRC Imaging Protocol for Magnetic Resonance and Positron Emission Tomography in Large-Vessel Vasculitis

Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium  5515: VCRC Imaging Protocol for Magnetic Resonance and Positron Emission Tomography in Large-Vessel Vasculitis (Takayasu’s Arteritis): Development as Clinical Trial Outcome Measures Status: Recruiting Background Takayasu’s arteritis is more »

Longitudinal Protocol for Takayasu’s Arteritis

Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium 5503: Longitudinal Protocol for Takayasu’s Arteritis Status: Recruiting Summary: Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium 5503. In the longitudinal studies, clinical and laboratory information will be collected on patients with more »