Clinical Trials for the First Medication for CVS
Help make a difference for the future of CVS Treatment by checking to see if you qualify for the clinical trials for the first ever medication developed to treat CVS.
If you would like to participate in this study, please check the clinical trials website
periodically, as additional clinical trial sites will be added as they are ready to start enrolling patients.

****Please note: All requests for more information or questions regarding the trials need to be directed to the trial website listed above.
Dr. Venkatesan moves to Ohio State University
Dr. Thangam Venkatesan, CVSA medical advisor, will be leaving Froedtert & the Medical College on September 13th to take a new position as Professor of Medicine in the division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Ohio State University starting November 1st, 2021. We want to congratulate Dr. Venkatesan on her new position and location. A referral will be required for new patients at her new clinic. For scheduling, starting November 1st, please call 614-293-6255.

Save the Date

Giving Tuesday

November 30th, 2021
Join CVSA and...

  • Pay it forward to allow the office to help those at the beginning of their CVS journey
  • Be the 1st to know about clinical trials and other research being done
  • Enjoy discounts on in-person events such as the CVSA conference
  • Register for Virtual Expert Presentations 1st
  • Receive the printed Code V newsletter sent to members only 3 times/year
Want to help raise CVS awareness year round?
Check out all the options at the CVSA store!

Join CVSA on Monday, September 13th, at 6 PM PST, for the monthly support call on our new Zoom platform! Have questions? Newly diagnosed? The support call is the place to get your answers.
Thank you to all that set up fundraisers on Facebook with Facebook Donations!

Please note that due to Facebook's algorithms and privacy restrictions, CVSA is unable to determine the dates that fundraisers take place.
If your CVSA fundraiser raised more than $200 please send a screenshot to the CVSA office to receive your complimentary 1 year membership, please email
Any fundraiser for CVSA, that raises at least $200, will receive a complimentary 1 year membership. Check out our fundraising page for ideas.