Vectra Voice

+Physician Finder
April 5, 2018

Making It Easier for RA Patients to Find Doctors Who Use Vectra

Since launching in 2010, Vectra has been validated both through ongoing scientific research as well as the feedback we hear from patients who feel and see the real difference an objective disease activity score can make in improving and managing their RA treatment regimens. Despite this validation, it can sometimes be a challenge to find […]

February 26, 2018

Leading Physicians Highlight Vectra at This Year’s Annual Meeting of Rheumatologists

It’s been my privilege to be part of the Crescendo Bioscience team since 2008 when I joined as the company’s first physician/rheumatologist and the third employee. Over the years, I’ve had a number of roles, and I currently serve as Vice President, Medical Affairs. Part of my everyday work involves answering questions from healthcare providers […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis
February 12, 2018

Making a Good Thing Better: The Enhanced Vectra Test Report

We did it! We’re thrilled to announce our first-ever update to Vectra and the test report. The update includes an enhancement that takes into account a patient’s age, gender and adiposity (body fat), when presenting a final disease activity score. The enhanced score is based upon the same formula using the same 12 biomarkers as […]

Patient Engagement
February 2, 2018

Blogging it Out: Making People Aware of Rheumatoid Disease

Here at Crescendo Bioscience, every day is Rheumatoid Awareness Day. It’s part of who we are. But it’s extra-special for us when we are able to make others aware of RA and the 1.3 million Americans who suffer from this condition. That’s why we were proud to support the Rheumatoid Patient Foundation’s efforts surrounding Rheumatoid Awareness […]

December 14, 2017

Am I Crazy to Want to Be a Mother with Rheumatoid Arthritis? Lifting the Veil on My Dream of Getting Pregnant

As a young adult who has been dealing with RA since I was five years old, it’s very important to me to be transparent and share with others about my journey. I want to raise awareness because RA is so frequently misunderstood: I’ve even had ER doctors tell me they thought only older people got […]

November 28, 2017

Raising Awareness by Blogging! Crescendo Ambassadors Rock #RABlog Week

Recently, Crescendo’s Patient Ambassadors rocked the blogosphere by participating in the 3rd Annual #RABlog Week. The initiative encouraged five days of blogging to raise awareness for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other rheumatic conditions. Several of our Ambassadors got involved and had a lot of fun encouraging each other and sharing their thoughts on living with […]

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