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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Diagnosis and Treatment

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For lupus scientists and treatment professionals

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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

473 Grants

fostering scientific
breakthroughs

$182 million

in support of
cutting-edge research

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News and Events

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July 17, 2018 The Lupus Research Alliance New York City Lupus Research Reception featured incredible speakers whose remarks are...

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Scientific and Technology Breakthroughs Show Promise for Lupus and Other Immunologic Diseases

July 16, 2018. The Lupus Research Alliance is pleased and very encouraged to share a promising scientific breakthrough reported...

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Our Distinguished Innovator Awardee Makes Major Discovery for Lupus, Infections and Even Cancer

July 12, 2018 With funding from our most competitive grant Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen, Professor of Molecular Biology at...

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