We are the world’s leading private funder of lupus research. Our goal: improve treatments while advancing lupus research toward a cure.

What Is Lupus?

Facts, symptoms and key questions

Diagnosis and Treatment

Tests, therapies and clinical trials

Research and Clinical Trials

For lupus scientists and treatment professionals

Your Community

A place to find comfort and understanding

Why us?

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

go to support
research programs

500 Grants

fostering scientific
breakthroughs

$200 million

in support of
cutting-edge research

News and Events

Taking Care of Yourself as You Grow Up with Lupus

We are excited to participate in a new program at the American College of Rheumatology meeting this year –...

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Amanda Greene Advises on Talking About Your Lupus

There are few things that a person living with lupus can control.  The how and when we share our...

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LRA Distinguished Innovator Wins 2019 Breakthrough Prize

Winner of our most substantial grant, the Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Awards in Lupus and Autoimmunity, Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen,...

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