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.

100% of funds

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236 Grants

fostering scientific
breakthroughs

$173 million

in support of
novel research

News and Events

Selena Gomez asks fans to reach out to Lupus Research Alliance after Kidney Transplant

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Selena Gomez helped raise nearly $500000 for lupus research

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2017 Novel Research Grants – Meet the Awardees

The Lupus Research Alliance is delighted to announce the recipients of our 2017 Novel Research Grants. These ten grantees...

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Lupus stories

Find out about the people who make up the lupus community – the patients, research scientists, physicians, advocates, and Alliance staffers who are dedicated to improving the lives of people with lupus.