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Dr. Sebastian E. Sattui Receives 2019 VCRC-VF Fellowship Award

Sebastian Sattui, MD It was during a medical clerkship that Sebastian Sattui, MD, first recognized the complexity of vasculitis, and the profound impact the disease has on patients’ lives. He had encountered a patient with EGPA (eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis) for the first time. “I will always remember the patient’s…...

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VF Celebrates Mission Milestone: Funds 50th Research Study

Recently, the Vasculitis Foundation (VF) reached an organizational milestone that secured its legacy as one of the world’s largest private funding sources for research covering the broad spectrum of the vasculitides. With two new research grants issued in February 2019, the VF Research Program has now funded 50 research studies…...

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Alicia Rodriguez-Pla to Focus on Vasculitis in New Role at University of Arizona–Tucson

Alicia Rodriguez-Pla, MD, PhD, MPH, has been appointed clinical assistant professor of medicine in the Rheumatology Division of the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson. In her new role, Dr. Rodriguez-Pla, a board-certified internist and board-eligible rheumatologist, is part of a newly created vasculitis project, a multidisciplinary medical…...

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