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ACR Special Report

ACR Special Report: Philadelphia, PA, October 18-21, 2009

The Alliance for Lupus Research Presents Highlights from the American College of Rheumatology Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) is pleased to share our third annual American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Meeting Special Report. Each year, thousands of lupus researchers and clinicians from around the world gather at the ACR’s annual meeting to network and share their latest discoveries.

The 2010 ACR meeting was held in Atlanta in November. More than 15,000 scientists and physicians from over 100 countries attended the 5-day meeting. They heard presentations from more than 400 speakers and viewed thousands of posters, highlighting the latest work in rheumatologic diseases, including lupus.

We’ve focused on some of the most relevant presentations in this report, as well as several presentations by our grantees. As always, the most exciting news comes in the work on new therapies, like the drug Benylsta® (belimumab). We hope you find the information helpful and hopeful; we certainly think it is.

We look forward to sharing more information with you about lupus research and treatment advances in the months ahead. We thank our corporate sponsors, Biogen Idec, Genentech and Johnson & Johnson, for their generous support of this special report. 

Best Regards,
Ken Farber
Kenneth Farber
Executive Director, Alliance for Lupus Research

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More information about lupus and treatment advances can be found by visiting www.lupusresearch.org.

The 2010 American College of Rheumatology Meeting Special Report was made possible in part by generous support from Biogen Idec, Genentech and Johnson & Johnson.

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