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Vasculitis Foundation Canada Actively Supports Vasculitis Research

Now with Updated Info on Current Vasculitis Genetic Studies Oct 2016 Get involved and help make a difference! (We especially need more GPA (Wegener’s)/MPA, Behcet’s (BD) and Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) patients!) Download as PDF Vasculitis Foundation Canada (VFC), has a longstanding tr

VFC Announces Fall Speaker and Lecture Program Moving Forward Together on Vasculitis

VFC 2016 Fall Lectures – Saturday October 22, 2016 St. Joseph’s Healthcare – Charlton Campus 2nd.floor Frank Miller Amphitheatre 50 Charlton Avenue East Hamilton, Ontario   Come to the Annual VFC Fall Lectures in Hamilton Ontario  VFC is pleased to advise the theme for this

Have FUN with family, friends and patients to raise awareness, and funds, for vasculitis research at the 3rd. Annual BriStrength, Walk and BBQ, in Memory of Brianna Liddard

Sunday, July 3rd, 2016 Couchiching Park, Pavillion 2on the waterfront Orillia, ON Canada   Download complete event details | Pledge Sheet   We are delighted to confirm that on Sunday, July 3rd 2016, Vasculitis Foundation Canada will co-host the 3nd annual BBQ and fundraiser walk “BriS

Have some FUN and join fellow patients, family and friends at the 18th Annual 2016 VFC Picnic and 26 Reasons to Walk, to raise awareness and funds for vasculitis research.

We are delighted to confirm our 18th annual Vasculitis Foundation Canada (VFC), picnic and fun social event, as well as our 7th. annual “26 REASONS TO WALK” on Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 4 PM. We want you and your family to attend, and we encourage you to participate in

Join us for the 2016 VFC Annual General Meeting (AGM) with Guest Speaker Dr. Katherine Siminovitch

The 2016 AGM for the Vasculitis Foundation Canada (VFC) will be held on April 16, 2016 at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 126, 334 Westminster Drive, Cambridge, Ontario. The VFC AGM is the foundations annual obligation to, amongst other things: receive the Directors’/President’s rep

GPA & MPA Genetics Study Moves to Phase 2 for Rare and Lethal Vasculitis Diseases

The different Phases of Genetic Research 1. Study the underlying genetics + 2. Study the protein interplay = 3. Vastly Better Treatment Vasculitis Foundation Canada (VFC), is pleased to announce a bold new direction in a longstanding genetics study on two rare, but lethal, vasculitis

Another Year, Another Leap Forward for the Erna Baird Memorial Grant, and Understanding the Genetics of GPA!

Earlier this year marked the fourth anniversary of Erna Baird’s passing on June 6, 2011, due to complications from Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPA)(formerly Wegener’s Granulomatosis), and the establishment of The Erna Baird Memorial Grant (EBMG). In loving memory of a devoted, l

Good News for Vancouver area Vasculitis Patients!

Patient meeting set for November 25, 2015 and New Vasculitis Clinic set to open January 18, 2016! >>Download a PDF version of this event Vasculitis Foundation Canada (VFC), is pleased to announce a meeting for GPA and other vasculitis patients has been organized for the Vancouve

VFC updates it’s Living with Vasculitis brochure!

Vasculitis Foundation Canada has updated it Living with Vasculitis brochure with more current information and an extensive list of Canadian Doctors from the CanVasc Network where vasculitis patients can seek up-to-date treatment options, study information and disease monitoring. The o

Annual Fall Lectures

For those who will be in the Toronto area on October 24, 2015, please join us for our annual fall lectures at Toronto Western Hospital.  This year our morning session will focus on What’s New in Vasculitis with Dr’s. Christian Pagnoux and Lillian Barra.  There have been many new devel