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News and Events

The Ninth Annual Lupus Handbag Luncheon & Silent Auction

            The Lupus Handbag Luncheon is an annual event hosted by the Lupus Research...

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Lupus Research Alliance Announces Nine Promising Novel Research Grant Awards

April 11, 2018 Nine Outstanding Investigators Receive Funding for Innovative Research on Lupus Causes, Pathways, and New Treatment Development...

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Approved Immunosuppressant May Offer a Novel Lupus Treatment Option

April 5, 2018 A new clinical study published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet found that sirolimus, a...

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