Granulomatosis with polyangiitis

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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VF Celebrates Vasculitis Awareness Month 2018

The Vasculitis Foundation, the world’s largest organization dedicated to providing advocacy, education and support for people with vasculitis, announces the launch of Vasculitis Awareness Month (May 2018), an annual effort to create global awareness of the disease that’s so rare that fewer than 200,000 new cases are diagnosed each year.…...

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#GivingTuesday Matching Gift Challenge

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.  This year your donation can go even further with our generous matching gift challenge! For every dollar donated this year, a special donor will match up to $10,000!  Dollar for dollar! We want to…...

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Introducing our 2017-2018 VCRC-VF Fellow

Kaitlin Quinn, MD, is the recipient of the 2017 VCRC-VF Fellowship.  She received her medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York.   She completed her Internal Medicine residency and a two-year Rheumatology fellowship training program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.  Dr. Quinn is currently…...

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Brandon Hudgins to Receive NORD Rare Impact Award at May 18th Ceremony

On  Thursday, May 18,  Brandon Hudgins will be accepting the NORD 2017 Rare Impact Award.   The VF  nominated Brandon, a record-breaking, elite runner, for his work raising awareness about vasculitis, and the Vasculitis Foundation. Hudgins was diagnosed with GPA Wegener’s Vasculitis in 2008.  Despite the illness, he  became one of…...

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