Vasculitis

V-PPRN Launches Study On Employment and Income

The Vasculitis Patient-Powered Research Network (V-PPRN) is a team of patients with vasculitis, caregivers, researchers, data specialists, and providers on a daily mission to share and learn from one another with a vision for the future in clinical vasculitis research. The V-PPRN is currently conducting the VascWork study in partnership…...

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V-PPRN Receives $1.4 Million Award For Research

The Vasculitis Patient-Powered Research Network (V-PPRN) has been approved to receive a three-year $1.4 million award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) as part of the second phase of the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet).  The V-PPRN is led by Peter A. Merkel, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine…...

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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 treatment, when added to standard of care treatment can improve the remission rate, kidney function, and/or improve vasculitis symptoms.  All…...

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VF Awards $200,000 in Promising New Research

The VF Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has selected three new research studies for funding this year.  The Vasculitis Foundation collaborates with researchers around the world to fund the most promising studies. The goals of the Research Program are to fund high quality research improve the…...

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2015 V-Red Award Winners Announced

Dr. Sarah Durney of Powell Valley Healthcare in Powell, Wyoming, has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Vasculitis Foundation’s Recognizing Excellence in Diagnostics (RED) Award. Early diagnosis is critical, and Durney, who loves patient interaction and medical sleuthing, reached a preliminary conclusion in under two weeks for patient…...

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