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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

Department of Defense Lupus Research Program Supported in New Bill

June 13, 2018 Our advocates stormed the Capitol in March with requests to robustly fund the Lupus Research Program...

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Blood Markers Identify Lupus Risk, Feinstein Institute Researchers Find

June 1, 2018 Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Betty Diamond, MD, and colleagues discovered what they believe can identify a person’s...

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Lupus Advocate Shares Why Clinical Trial Participation by People of Color is Critical

May 31, 2018 Member of Lupus Research Alliance Young Leaders group, lupus spokesperson, blogger and champion Shanelle Gabriel shares...

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