Educational webinars organized By Ern-Rita

ERN-RITA, the European Reference Network that aims at improving the care of patients with Rare Immunological Disorders, is offering a series of webinars that may of interest to vasculitis professionals. Details here.

Webinar with Prof Chris Whitty

The Royal Society of Medicine has been holding a series of regular online webinars for members and guests, under the banner of “RSM Live”. We were fortunate to be invited to attend the event on 31st March 2022, in the “Covid-19” series, with the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty as Guest Speaker and the topic, unsurprisingly, was Covid 19. More details here.

Immunoglobulin A vasculitis (Henoch Schonlein Purpura) Online Patient Information Video

The University of Liverpool are offering a video of this online event (July 2020) – offering an opportunity to learn more about HSP and to access support for all patients with Henoch Schonlein Purpura (HSP) and their parents/carers.

Panellists included:

 – Dr Louise Oni, Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Nephrology and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, University of Liverpool

 – Prof. Christian Hedrich, Head of Department, Department of Women’s & Children’s Health, University of Liverpool

 – Prof. Alan Salama, Professor and Honorary Consultant in Nephrology, UCL

 – Zoi Anastasa, Vasculitis UK
Link to Video

Vascular rheumatology: a journey from East Acton to East Asia

Prof Justin Mason’s inaugural lecture at Imperial College London at the end of September 2014.

Slide presentations at the Vasculitis Awareness Ireland Conference – October 2013

by Dr Lisa Willcocks, Consultant in Nephrology and Vasculitis, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge:
Tell me more about Vasculitis

Autoimmune Disease Association – Webinar

Vasculitis in Autoimmunity: A Common Thread

Immunisations and the Immunocompromised Patient

UNC Kidney Centre Director Dr Ron Falk is joined by Dr. David Weber, Professor of Medicine and Paediatrics, School of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC. In this recording Drs Falk and Weber discuss immunisations and the recommendations for patients whose immune systems are compromised. Dr Falk poses questions for Dr Weber that are frequently asked by patients, and discussions include general recommendations as well as specific recommendations for the flu shot, DPT, pneumonia, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A and HPV vaccine.

Slides presenting complete review on ANCA vasculitis and Anti GBM disease

Video (slides presentation + audio)

by Dr Leonard Calabrese reviewing novel therapies to treat vasculitis, specifically rituximab for ANCA-associated vasculitis

Video (slides presentation + audio)

by Dr Reginald Obi, Rituximab versus Cyclophosphamide for ANCA+ vasculitis: A review of RAVE and RITUXIVAS Trials