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Immunoglobulin A vasculitis and Kawasaki disease management in children

The term vasculitis refers to inflammation directed at blood vessels of any size, which leads to destruction of the vessel wall. Vasculitis represent a heterogeneous group of conditions with varied pathogenesis, clinical presentation and histopathologic features.

Updates, events and publications

  • JIR Academy Forum - Case Discussions
    JIR Academy Forum - Case Discussions
    Zoom conference

Who we are

We are a group of worldwide  rheumatologists pediatricians specialized in

Vasculitis and Kawasaki disease.

Daiva Gorczyca, De

WG Leader

Arūnė Ramanauskienė, LT

WG Science communication officer

Tilmann Kallinich, DE

Vice WG Leader

Teresa Giani, IT

WG Repository officer

Ausra Snipaitiene, LT

CliPS & WG Grant awarding officer

Marija Jelusic, HR

WG Registry officer

How to participate ?

You are interested in CliPS ?

You can get involved at 2 different levels :

Answer our questionnaires

Share your experience through the CliPS questionnaire.

We have 5 questionnaires, each of them treats a different medical condition :

  • Lupus Nephritis

  • Kawasaki and IgA Vasculitis

  • sJIA


  • Biologics in monogenic auto inflammatory disease

Join our Working Groups

The CliPS project receives COST European funding for all networking and dissemination activities for the next 4 years.


Join one of our Working Groups (for 1 of the 5 medical conditions) and get involved in:

  • The data analysis process,

  • The creation of the repository and

  • In the dissemination of the project

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is a funding agency for research and innovation networks. Our Actions help connect research initiatives across Europe and enable scientists to grow their ideas by sharing them with their peers. This boosts their research, career and innovation.

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