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The LRA’s Forum for Discovery Showcases Recent Advances in Lupus Research

November 7, 2023 This October, the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) held its annual scientific conference, Forum for Discovery, in New York City. This event serves as a pivotal gathering where LRA-funded researchers from across the globe convene to share their recent breakthroughs. Forum for Discovery serves as a catalyst, fostering interactions upon which further groundbreaking […] Read More

Three Best Friends Run Marathon to Help the Fourth Who Has Lupus

November 6, 2023 The New York City Marathon brings together 30,000 professional and amateur runners from around the world to NYC who have trained long hours to prepare for this iconic international event. For Laura Haley, Sarah Edwards, and Molly Supple, from Arizona, Oregon, and Spain, respectively, who met in college and bonded through running, […] Read More

Calling on Current and Retired Federal Employees to Advance Lupus Research

Are you, a family member or friend employed by the Federal Government? Anyone who is a current or retired federal, postal, or military employee can support the Lupus Research Alliance by making a pledge through the 2023 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Conveying how giving makes both recipients and donors feel, this year’s CFC campaign called […] Read More

Lupus Therapeutics PALS Program Expansion

Call for Individuals to Serve as a Trained Peer Educator Lupus Therapeutics, the clinical affiliate of Lupus Research Alliance, is pleased to announce the expansion of the highly successful Patient Advocates for Lupus Studies (PALS) pilot program with an exciting request for people who have clinical trial experience as well as a lupus diagnosis to […] Read More

Lupus Therapeutics Partners with AbbVie on Clinical Trial Recruitment Efforts in SLE Through LuCIN Lupus Clinical Trial Network 

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 24 – Lupus Therapeutics, the clinical research affiliate of the Lupus Research Alliance, announces a partnership with AbbVie Inc. for the Phase 3 clinical program of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) in individuals living with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). In this partnership, Lupus Therapeutics will assist with study participant recruitment, site activation and engagement […] Read More

Believing in the Power of Research

October, 2023 Amy, Jon, and Mary Kay Bottorff Lupus Warrior LRA Supporters & Friends When her daughter Amy was diagnosed with lupus, Mary Kay Bottorff searched for two years before deciding to support the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA). That’s because she and her husband Jon know the power of research.  They had seen what it can […] Read More

Study Suggest Vitamin D Levels May Lower Lupus Disease Activity

September 21, 2023 A paper published in the European Journal of Clinical Investigation showed that vitamin D levels may help lower lupus disease activity. Conducted at Ajou University in Korea, the study evaluated lupus disease activity levels among participants during winter and summer.  They found that in both seasons, the percentage of people who had […] Read More

LRA Recommended by Top Charity Evaluators

September 1, 2023 September 5 is designated by the United Nations as the International Day of Charity – created to mobilize people “to help others through volunteer and philanthropic activities.” We hope you will recognize the day with a donation to the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA). Our mission at the LRA is to transform the […] Read More