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UNC’s Multidisciplinary Vasculitis and Connective Tissue Disease Clinic Offers Patients Team-Oriented Approach to Care

Autoimmune diseases are complicated conditions that can impact many organ systems in a patient. Typical models of care with providers spread out in different offices can lead to delays in diagnosis and slow down treatment options, while confusing patients as to who is making the decisions. At the University of…...

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Twin Siblings Specializing in Vasculitis Are Working Together at KUMC

Kelly Liang, MD, and her twin sister, Kimberly Liang, MD, both joined the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) in December 2021. Kelly is currently Associate Professor of Medicine in KUMC’s Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, and Kimberly is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Clinical Immunology…...

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Co-Directors of Vanderbilt’s Vasculitis Clinic say it’s Critical to Have a Multidisciplinary Approach to Care

As we have come to understand that vasculitis can affect literally any organ system, the focus at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC’s) Vasculitis Clinic from the beginning has been on forging relationships with clinical collaborators from all specialties. They come from a variety of disciplines and have been called upon…...

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Rheumatology Fellow’s Current Research Offers Improved Guidance to Women with Vasculitis in all Areas of Reproduction

For women of reproductive age, having a family is a natural inclination, and one that brings great joy to them and their families. While complications can occur during pregnancy in women with vasculitis, there is little comprehensive, prospective data on the topic. Fortunately, current research offers improved guidance to these…...

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2019 VCRC/VF Fellow Joins UPMC as Vasculitis Center Director

Note: Sebastian Sattui, MD, MS, completed his Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium-Vasculitis Foundation (VCRC-VF) fellowship at the end of June 2021. Dr. Sattui was at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City for four years and during the first two years, he focused on his general rheumatology training. The…...

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