A clinical trial is a research study to answer specific questions about new therapies or new ways of using known treatments. Clinical trials are used to determine whether new drugs or treatments are both safe and effective.
We currently are conducting two clinical trials at Boston University Vasculitis Center. Please click on the links below to learn more.
Takayasu’s Arteritis and Giant Cell Arteritis
- Concurrent Pilot Studies in Giant Cell Arteritis and Takayasu’s Arteritis to Examine the Safety, Efficacy, and Immunologic Effects of Abatacept (CTLA4-Ig) in Large Vessel Vasculitis
- GCA & TAK Clinical Trial Flyer
- Plasma Exchange and Glucocorticoids for Treatment of Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasm Antibody (ANCA) – Associated Vasculitis (PEXIVAS)