Leading the way to a cure

Founded in 1999, the Lupus Research Alliance believes that the best way to combat systemic lupus erythematosus is through medical research on promising lupus treatment, cures, and prevention. If you have questions about what initiatives to cure lupus the Lupus Research Alliance supports or questions about how you can donate to the Lupus Research Alliance or organize a lupus walk, please contact us using the information provided below.


U.S. Mail: Lupus Research Alliance
275 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Tel: 212-218-2840
800-867-1743 (toll free)

With dedicated financial and grassroots support, the estimated 1.4 million people in the U.S. who have lupus can benefit from ground-breaking research conducted around the world. This disease, whose symptoms such as low-grade fever, extreme fatigue, lupus rash, and painful/swollen joints mimic the symptoms of other diseases, is difficult to diagnose and treat. Women of childbearing age and African-American, Latino, Native American, and Asian descent are especially at risk for the disease. But with continued lupus research by some of the most promising scientists, people affected by lupus can have more time and better tools to cope and can even begin to hope for a lupus-free future. Thank you for your interest in and support of the Alliance for Lupus Research!

1.5 million

people in the U.S. have Lupus.

172 million

dollars committed to lupus research by the Lupus Research Alliance.

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