PENN VASCULITIS CENTER
A LEADER IN VASCULITIS
Welcome to the Penn Vasculitis Center. Our mission is to provide comprehensive, high-quality, and compassionate care to patients with vasculitis and advance our understanding of vasculitis through research. As experts in the management and study of vasculitis, we are at the forefront of specialty care and clinical research and treat all types of vasculitis. We are embedded in a top-tier academic institution, the University of Pennsylvania.
Find out more about all the research studies currently & previously active at the Penn Vasculitis Center
IN THE NEWS
New Penn Rheumatology Twitter opened!
Follow us at @PennRheum for all the latest updates on what's going on inside the Division of Rheumatology and in the Rheum world!
Research Resumption at Penn
Research activities have resumed at the Penn Vasculitis Center! In accordance with university and hospital protocols, our research team is meeting social distancing and hygiene requirements including deep cleaning protocols and use of PPE. The safety of our patients is our top priority. To learn more about our ongoing research studies, go to the Research menu.
New Penn Relapsing Polychondritis Center coming soon in 2020!
Drs. Peter Merkel and Shubhasree Banerjee to launch a clinical program centered around the care and research of relapsing polychondritis. To learn more, check out our Relapsing Polychondritis Program page under the Patient Care menu.
New Penn Giant Cell Arteritis Fast-Track Program launched in January 2020!
A multi-disciplinary team of rheumatologists, ophthalmologists, neurologists, and vascular surgeons will rapidly assess and evaluate patients with suspected giant cell arteritis. Patients will also have the opportunity to enroll in clinical studies. To learn more, check out our GCA Fast-Track page under the Patient Care menu.
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