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

Scientific and Technology Breakthroughs Show Promise for Lupus and Other Immunologic Diseases

July 16, 2018. The Lupus Research Alliance is pleased and very encouraged to share a promising scientific breakthrough reported...

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Our Distinguished Innovator Awardee Makes Major Discovery for Lupus, Infections and Even Cancer

With funding from our most competitive grant Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen, Professor of Molecular Biology at UT Southwestern, discovered a...

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Neovacs Announces the Results of its Phase IIb Study for Ifnalpha Kinoid in the Treatment of Lupus Which Allows to Proceed With the Clinical Development into Phase III

July 3, 2018 Neovacs announced the results of its Phase IIb clinical trial of the investigational agent IFNalpha Kinoid...

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