We are the world’s leading private funder of lupus research. Our goal: improve treatments while advancing lupus research toward a cure.

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Our funding is leading to key discoveries that are improving diagnosis and therapies, while enabling researchers to find the way toward prevention and ultimately a cure for lupus.

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News and Events

Potential Treatment for Lupus Skin Inflammation, Discovered with Lupus Research Alliance Funding

Sunlight is hard on everyone’s skin, causing cells to die. But for reasons that researchers didn’t understand, skin cells...

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New Paper Confirms Lupus is a Dangerous Disease – a Leading Cause of Death for Young Women and Girls

The Lupus Research Alliance appreciates new published findings that finally document what we and the lupus community have long...

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New Treatment Possible After Discovery of Inflammation-Triggering Protein

Inflammation helps us repair injuries and defeat infections. It’s supposed to shut down once a crisis is over. In...

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