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Lupus Research Update: 2010 Volume 1

Volume 1, 2010 - Online Edition | In This Issue


The Expanding Horizons of Lupus Research >
A Message from the President >
Turning Promising Ideas Into Effective Treatments >
New Drug Shows Positive Results In Clinical Trial >
ALR Announces 2010 TIL Grantees >
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ALR Announces 2010 TIL Grantees

The ALR is awarding its first grants of the year to nine new investigators through its Target Identification in Lupus  program.

We will be updating you throughout the year as additional grants are awarded. Please join us as we welcome our first 2010 grantees:

Robert Eisenberg, MD

Robert Eisenberg, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Distal Ig Receptor Revision in the Production of SLE Autoantibodies

Keith Elkon, MD

Keith Elkon, MD
University of Washington
Lysis of Immunostimulatory Nucleoproteins in SLE

Chaim Jacob, MD, PhD

Chaim Jacob, MD, PhD
University of Southern California
Targeted DNA Capture and Parallel Sequencing to Identify Causal Mutation

Vicki Kelley, PhD

Vicki Kelley, PhD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.
Colony Stimulating Factor 1: A Therapeutic Target for Lupus Nephritis

Kun Ping Lu, MD, PhD

Kun Ping Lu, MD, PhD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
The Prolyl Isomerase Pin1: A Novel Therapeutic Target in SLE

Timothy Niewold, MD

Timothy Niewold, MD
The University of Chicago
Role of ILT Receptors in Human Lupus

Andras Perl, MD, PhD

Andras Perl, MD, PhD
SUNY Upstate Medical university
Mitochondrial Hyperpolarization in Lupus T Cells

Ian Rifkin, MD, PhD

Ian Rifkin, MD, PhD
Boston Medical Center Corporation
Adiponectin and Adiponectin Receptors in Lupus and Lupus Atherosclerosis

Gregg Silverman, MD

Gregg Silverman, MD
University of California, San Diego
SLE and the Inhibitory Dual Receptor Hypothesis


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