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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

Discovering Lupus Heterogeneity

May 22, 2019 Lupus is heterogeneous, meaning that symptoms are many and vary widely from patient to patient —...

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LRA Researchers Reveal New Drug Targets at Leading Immunology Conference

May 22, 2019 Data presented by several Lupus Research Alliance-funded scientists at the recent American Association of Immunologists Annual...

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Your Advocacy Works –House Appropriations Bill Includes $10 M for Lupus Research Program

May 21, 2019 The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee today passed the Defense Appropriations bill, which allocates our...

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