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Interesting Vasculitis Case Competition





The Calgary Vasculitis Symposium is committed to giving health professionals opportunities to learn about, share, and discuss recent discoveries in clinical and translational vasculitis research and managing patients with vasculitis. 


Interesting Case 1
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Jessica Nguyen
Houston, USA

Interesting Case #1

Dr. Jessica Nguyen is a current second-year pediatric rheumatology fellow training at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, TX. Her interests include vasculitis and autoinflammatory syndromes. She also has an interest in medical education.

Interesting Case 2

Mats Junek
Hamilton, ON

Interesting Case #2

Mats Junek is a Canadian-Australian Rheumatologist, Vasculitis fellow at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, and the Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium/Vasculitis Foundation Vasculitis Fellow. He is concurrently completing the Clinician Investigator Program and a PhD in health research methods at McMaster. The focus on his research is on improving diagnostic methods, evolving improved treatment strategies, and improving our understanding of relapse across small vessel and large vessel vasculitis.

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Interesting Case 3
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Punit Chhajed
Vancouver, BC

Interesting Case #3

Punit Chhajed is a Pediatric nephrology fellow in his first year of training at BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH), Vancouver BC. He has trained in Pediatric nephrology in India and is pursuing a 2-year fellowship at BCCH to further his knowledge & skills with a focus on kidney transplantation. His interests are CAKUT, glomerular diseases and kidney transplantation. He is presenting this case on behalf of the Divisions of Nephrology & Rheumatology at BCCH.  

Interesting Case 4

Kelly Garrity
Los Angeles, USA

Interesting Case #4

Dr. Kelly Garrity is a 3rd year pediatric nephrology fellow at UCLA interested in glomerular disease and the intersection between CKD and Fertility. She wrote this presentation with her 3rd year co-fellow, Dr. Sasha Pannu, who is originally from Vancouver Canada and is interested in returning post fellowship.

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