Author Archives: Steve Bryson PhD

Vasculitis UK Funds COVID-19 Vaccine Study

Vasculitis UK has granted £53,364 (about $73,500) to support a research project investigating how people with ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) and other vasculitis respond to COVID-19 vaccines.  Led by Lucy Fairclough, PhD, an associate professor at Nottingham University, in the U.K., the project seeks to…

Kidney Infections Can Mimic AAV Symptoms, Case Study Finds

Blood vessels in the kidneys that swell due to an infection can mimic ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV), making diagnosis and treatment of these two conditions challenging, a case study shows.  Identifying and treating infections associated with AAV are essential to helping patients, the researchers…