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Boston University School Of Medicine Vasculitis Center

Contact Information:

Paul A. Monach, MD, PhD
Principal Investigator
72 East Concord St. E-533
Boston, MA 02118
E-mail: pmonach@bu.edu
Phone: 617-414-2503

Naomi Amudala
Study Coordinator
E-mail: namudala@bu.edu
Phone: 617-414-2512

About Us:

The Boston University Vasculitis Center has an international reputation for the care of patients with vasculitis and research into these diseases. The Boston University Vasculitis Center has led or participated in all of the major U.S.-based multi centered clinical trials in vasculitis in the past ten years. www.bu.edu/vasculitis


Current Studies:

5502: Longitudinal Protocol for Giant Cell Arteritis

5503: Longitudinal Protocol for Takayasu's Arteritis

5504: Longitudinal Protocol for Polyarteritis Nodosa

5505: Longitudinal Protocol for Wegener's Granulomatosis and Microscopic Polyangiitis

5506: Longitudinal Protocol for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss)

5510: VCRC Genetic Repository One-Time DNA Study

5515: VCRC Imaging Protocol for Magnetic Resonance and Positron Emission Tomography in Large-Vessel Vasculitis (Takayasu's Arteritis) Development as Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

5522: VCRC Multi-Center, Open-Label Pilot Study of Abatacept (CTLA4-Ig) in the Treatment of Mild Relapsing Wegener’s Granulomatosis (WG)

5523: Concurrent Pilot Studies in Giant Cell Arteritis and Takayasu’s Arteritis to Examine the Safety, Efficacy, and Immunologic Effects of Abatacept (CTLA4-Ig) in Large Vessel Vasculitis (AGATA)