Monthly Archives: November 2015

Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis: the hunt for a cause


Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) often called Wegener’s, is a complex and potentially serious rare blood vessel disease. GPA can cause organ damage as a result of inflammation of the small- and medium-sized blood vessels.

Following the publication of their article in Arthritis Research & Therapy, co-author John O’Donnell explains more about this disease.


The Angelina Jolie effect


Breast Cancer Research today published an article summarizing the ongoing effect of Angelina Jolie’s admission that she underwent risk-reducing surgery for breast cancer. Sarah Theissen from BioMed Central explains more about the research, and also interviews co-author Gareth Evans to find out more.