Canadian VCRC sites now enrolling patients.
The VCRC has added two new sites in Canada, one at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto and a second site at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario. Both sites are enrolling patients in the ongoing longitudinal studies for Churg Strauss, Giant cell arteritis, Polyarteritis nodosa, Takayasu's and Microscopic polyangiitis/Wegener's.
Dr. Simon Carette is the Principal Investigator for the Canadian sites. Dr. Carette has worked closely with the VF and WGSG of Canada and is the Head, Division of Rheumatology, University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital and the Director of the Vasculitis Clinic at the Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis and Autoimmune Disease in Toronto.
Dr. Nader Khalidi will serve as the sub-investigator and is Head of Service, Rheumatology, St. Joseph's Hospital, McMaster University.
Sara Webster RN BScN
Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Centre
60 Murray St. 2nd floor
Mount Sinai Hospital
Phone: 416.586.8616 ext. 2210