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Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto

Contact Information:

Dr. Simon Carette, M.D., FRCP(C)
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Head, Division of Rheumatology, University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital
Director, Vasculitis Clinic at the Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis and Autoimmune Disease
2nd Floor
60 Murray Street
Toronto, ON  M5L 3L9

E-mail: simon.carette@uhn.on.ca

For appointments:


Samyukta Jagadeesh
Study Coordinator
E-mail: sjagadeesh@mtsinai.on.ca

Deborah Weber, RN, CCRC
Study Coordinator
E-mail: dweber@mtsinai.on.ca

Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Centre
60 Murray St 2nd floor
Room 2-205 PO Box 12
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, ON M5L 3L9
Phone: 416-586-8616
Fax: 416-586-8766

About Us:

The Advanced Therapeutics Program is a world leader in carrying out clinical trials designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of new treatments in arthritis and autoimmune diseases. Working closely with cutting edge pharmaceutical and biotechnology organizations, The Advanced Therapeutics Program plays a critical role in the development of treatments that have the potential to revolutionize arthritis and autoimmune care.

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

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)

Useful Links:

Mt. Sinai Hospital Web Site