UK GCA Consortium – retrospective study

This study is looking to understand more about the causes of giant cell arteritis (GCA).

Findings will be used to develop better treatments for this disease.

It is being carried out by a team of researchers based at the University of Leeds.


  • Diagnosed with GCA



  • Taking part will involve attending one appointment, lasting approximately 30 minutes.
  • The appointment will include a range of tests (eg a blood sample, urine sample) as well as questions about your medical history, symptoms and results of examinations.
  • All samples taken as part of this study will be stored for future research

Recruiting until

  • 1 February 2025

Trial ID

  • CPMS 2879

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