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.

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News and Events

2018 Omnibus Budget Passed March 23 Grants Lupus Advocates’ Requests

March 23, 2018 The Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2018 that passed today includes key provisions the Lupus...

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Our Funded Scientists Find Potential Target to Treat Kidney Disease

        Lupus Research Alliance-Funded Scientists Find Potential Target to Treat Kidney Disease Novel research initially funded...

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Advocate for Lupus – Contact Your Legislators

        Advocate for Lupus – Contact Your Legislators! March 21, 2018 The color purple and the...

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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.