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Sensitive Balance in the Immune System

April 11, 2014
As strange as it may seem, a process called "cellular suicide" is actually crucial for the survival of the entire body. The protein c-FLIPR plays a key role in controlling this process, which is...

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Primary Cardiac Disease Still Occurs in Lupus

March 19, 2014
Pericarditis and other forms of primary cardiac disease can occur at any time during the course of systemic lupus erythematosus, and particularly in patients of African/Latin American ancestry, but...

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Theresa T. Lu, M.D., Ph.D. Awarded the Jean Davis Research Grant

March 5, 2014
The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) is proud to award the Jean Davis Research Grant to Theresa T. Lu, M.D., Ph.D. at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Named for Jean Davis, mother...

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ALR-LRI Collaboration to Accelerate New Lupus Treatments Moving at Fast Pace

February 26, 2014
The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) and the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) are excited to report rapid progress on the cooperative project we launched just months ago to fast-track scientific...

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