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Large Vessel Vasculitis
Taryn Youngstein, Steve McAdoo and Justin Mason from the Centre were delighted to join a group of international experts, led by Bean Dhaun and Dan Pugh and including Maira Karabayas, Neil Basu, Maria Cid, Ruchika Goel, Carl Goodyear and Cornelia Weyand, alongside patient representative Catherine Owen, in writing a Nature Primer on large vessel vasculitis.
Novel fluorescent chemical that detects Heme Oxygenase 1
Joe Boyle (NHLI), Nick Long (MSRH) and colleagues have created a novel fluorescent chemical that detects Heme Oxygenase 1, a key enzyme in vascular health and disease. It plays a key role in recycling tissue bleeds and so may be useful in vasculitis and other cardiovascular diseases - where tissue bleeding is characteristic.