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News and Events

LRA-Funded Researchers Present Cutting-Edge Science at FOCIS

July 11, 2019 The annual meeting of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) is the key forum for...

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Top Research Needs to Help Kids with Lupus

July 5, 2019 A study published last week in Pediatric Rheumatology identified the top priorities for research into lupus...

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National Stay Out of the Sun Day

July 3, 2019 Avoiding the sun is something most people with lupus know they just have to live with. ...

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