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Top 10 ANCA-associated vasculitis stories of 2023

At ANCA Vasculitis News, we have spent the last year bringing you coverage of the latest developments in research and treatment for ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV). Here, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most-read articles of 2023, with a brief description of each. We look forward to…

ANCAs may hold unique role in vessel inflammation with EGPA

Self-reactive anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies, or ANCAs, may play a unique role in driving blood vessel inflammation in people with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA), the rarest form of ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV). That’s according to a small study, which found that disease relapses outside the respiratory system occurred only in EGPA…

Dosing begins in Phase 2 trial for AAV and serious kidney disease

A first patient has been dosed in a Phase 2 clinical trial testing lixudebart, Alentis Therapeutics‘ investigational antibody therapy, in ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) patients with rapidly progressing glomerulonephritis (RPGN), a serious kidney disease. The study, RENAL-F02 (NCT06047171), currently is recruiting up to 60 adults with AAV…