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Lupus Research Update: 2011 Volume 3

Volume 3, 2011 - Online Edition | In This Issue

The Evolution of a Scientific Breakthrough >
Faces of Lupus: A Lupus Fighter with an Eye Toward the Future >
Exploring the Benefits of Planned Giving >
2011 ALR Grantees Announced >
Lupus News Corner >

2011 ALR Grantees Announced

With pride the ALR announces the six most recent investigators to receive its Functional Genomics and Molecular Pathway (FGMP) grants — as well as an additional awardee of our Targeted Identification in Lupus (TIL) grant. In 2011, the ALR has provided funding to a total of six FGMP and eleven TIL.

We wish each of the following 2011 grantees success in their efforts to gain greater understanding of lupus:

FGMP grantees

John Atkinson, MD
Washington University School of Medicine, MO
Complement mutations in mnd stage renal disease lupus patients

Lindsey Criswell, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Functional genomics and pathway analysis

Yanick Crow, PhD
University of Manchester, UK
Pathways linking tartrate resistant acid phosphatase, interferon and lupus

Derry Roopenian, MD, PhD
The Jackson Laboratory, ME
Novel approach to modeling the functional genomics of human SLE in mice

Anne Satterthwaite, MD
UT Southwestern Medical Center, TX
Functional relationships between susceptibility loci LYN and Ets 1

Katherine Siminovitch, MD
University Health Network, Canada
Defining functional implications of a human SLE Risk allele in mice

TIL Grantee

David Pisetsky, MD
Duke University Medical Center, NC
Nucleic acid binding polymers in the treatment of lupus

Listing of awards is for informational purposes only. Funds will be awarded upon successful negotiations.

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