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Category: Updates and Events

Dec. 1, 2023 A new paper published in Lupus Science & Medicine on the results of a study in China reported that a potential treatment telitacicept demonstrated favorable effectiveness and safety in patients with active SLE. It also improved effects of lupus on kidneys and the blood. Telitacicept is conditionally approved in China as a […] Read More

Summary Highlights of Important Research Presented at ACR Convergence 2023

November, 2023 At the recent ACR Convergence 2023, the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, important lupus clinical trial data and breakthrough foundational research were presented. Following are highlights of work funded by the Lupus Research Alliance or supported in partnership with industry through our clinical affiliate Lupus Therapeutics. CAR-T Cell Therapy is […] Read More

2024 United Airlines New York City Half-Marathon

Sunday March 17 , 2024 marks the next United Airlines NYC Half Marathon. The Lupus Research Alliance Team Life Without Lupus® could not be more excited to take part in this annual event once again. Join our Team and apply for one of LRA’s Guaranteed Spots here. Have you or someone you know imagined running […] Read More

Lupus Research Alliance Gala Raises $2 Million for Research to Transform Treatment

New York, NY. November 21, 2023 – This year’s Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Breaking Through Gala raised $2 million for lupus research and brought the hope of tremendous progress that’s improving lupus treatment while driving to a cure.  The annual celebration began with a powerhouse performance and moving tribute to lupus warriors by multi-talented pianist, […] Read More

LRA Highlights Groundbreaking Lupus Research at ACR Convergence 2023

This information is brought to you by the Lupus Research Alliance and Lupus Therapeutics and is not sponsored by, nor a part of, the American College of Rheumatology.  30+ presentations of studies funded by the LRA spanning a broad spectrum of research areas Positive results from Phase 2/3 clinical studies supported by LRA affiliate Lupus Therapeutics point to […] Read More

Shanna Garcia Advocates for Native Americans with Lupus

November 14, 2023 Shanna Garcia’s Native American heritage as a Lipan Apache descendant dates back to the 1800’s when her family protected their tribal lands alongside the famous warrior Geronimo. Now her fight to resist the effects of lupus on herself and her people is just as fierce and passionate. In honor of Native American […] Read More

Boston Walk with Us to Cure Lupus

The 2020 Boston Walk with Us to Cure Lupus presented by GSK is the Lupus Research Alliance’s national fundraising program. The Lupus Research Alliance is the largest private sector organization dedicated to advancing lupus research. Walk distance is approximately 5k (3.1 miles) Contact Elizabeth Vega-Eng at or at 646-884-6043.   Read More

Join ManyOne Can. Walk with Us to Cure Lupus Sept. 12!

July 2, 2020   Saturday, September 12th, 2020 12:00 – 2:00 PM, EDT Register Now ►   The Lupus Research Alliance is excited to announce the reimagination of our ManyOne Can. Walk with Us to Cure Lupus presented by GSK. This celebratory Walk experience will unite the entire lupus community as never before – behind one goal, on […] Read More

2022 Breaking Through Gala

This year the Lupus Research Alliance Breaking Through Gala will take place the evening of Monday, November 21, 2022 both in person and online! So, whether you’ll be joining us in New York City at the Ziegfeld Ballroom or watching the live broadcast from the comfort of your own home, you can support the LRA […] Read More