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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$200 million

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News and Events

New Approach to Treating Lupus Nephritis

February 6, 2019 Scientists partly funded by the Lupus Research Alliance have found a potential new way to protect...

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Protein Osteopontin Indicator of Lupus Nephritis, Shows Clinical Trial

February, 2019 Raised levels of a protein osteopontin were shown to indicate lupus nephritis and higher disease activity, in...

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Lupus Therapeutics Launches Peer Training Program to Help Patients Benefit from Clinical Trials

February 1, 2019 Today, Lupus Therapeutics, an affiliate of Lupus Research Alliance, is launching our Patient Advocates for Lupus...

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