Steve Bryson, PhD, science writer —

Steve holds a PhD in biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. As a medical scientist for 18 years, he worked in both academia and industry, where his research focused on the discovery of new vaccines and medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve is a published author in multiple peer-reviewed scientific journals and a patented inventor.

Articles by Steve Bryson

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…

Fewer Relapses, Lower Steroid Doses After Dialysis in Japanese AAV Patients, Study Reports

Dialysis for Japanese patients with kidney disease triggered by ANCA-associated vasculitis led to fewer life-threatening relapses and reduced doses of immunosuppressive steroids, a long-term study suggests. The study, “Long‑term follow‑up characteristics of patients with anti‑neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)‑associated vasculitis (AAV) receiving chronic…