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The University of Pittsburgh/UPMC is one of only nine academic institutions in the nation given the distinction of being named a "Vasculitis Center" by the Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium (VCRC), a member of the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network that is funded by the National Institutes of Health.

The VCRC is an organization of premier academic medical centers, whose members include:

  • Boston University Medical Center
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of California in San Francisco
  • University of Utah
  • Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital in Ontario

The VCRC is also an interface between patient support organizations and clinical and translational research that is dedicated to studying different forms of vasculitis with the hope of improving the care of patients with vasculitis.

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