Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Expert Panel Issues Guidance on Rituximab and COVID-19 Vaccination

A group of European experts have drafted a series of recommendations for the use of immunosuppressive therapies, such as rituximab, and the timing for COVID-19 vaccination in people with ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV). Most treatment plans will require a tailored approach, and a likely delay in immunosuppressive doses during vaccination,…

Immune System’s Role AAV, Other Diseases Focus of Grant Award

Research into the potential interplay between different immune system components and coagulation in patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV), COVID-19 and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has won a grant from the Academic Alliance Fund (AAF). The grant was awarded to Johan van der Vlag, PhD, and Cansu Yanginlar, MSc, at the…