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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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$200 million

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News and Events

NOT TOO LATE: Join Our 15th Annual Advocate for Lupus Research Day – THROUGH NEXT WEEK!

Lupus purple was seen throughout the Capitol this week when advocates representing the Lupus Research Alliance visited Congress to...

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Lupus Research Alliance Advocates Call on Congress to Fund More Lupus Scientific Exploration

WASHINGTON, DC – March 19.  Lupus Research Alliance (LRA), the world’s largest private funder of lupus research, celebrates its...

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Study Finds Mycophenolate Mofetil Comparable to Standard Treatment for Pediatric Lupus Nephritis

March 19, 2019 A new study published in Lupus showed that mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) is comparable in effectiveness to...

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