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Category: Updates and Events

Lupus Research Alliance Announces Recipients of 2023 Diversity in Lupus Research Awards

NEW YORK, NY. July 12, 2023. The Lupus Research Alliance is pleased to announce the 2023 recipients of the Career Development and Postdoctoral Awards to Promote Diversity in Lupus Research. The Diversity in Lupus Research Awards aim to foster the development of outstanding, underrepresented minority scientists and establish a diverse community of researchers and clinicians […] Read More

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions: What You Should Know

Updated April 3, 2020 The first priority of the Lupus Research Alliance is the health of our lupus community.  We have been consulting with health care authorities and monitoring the situation created by the spread of COVID-19. Please note that every lupus patient is different. If you have specific questions about your condition and/or any […] Read More

Lupus News Corner

Lupus Awareness Month Although this past May—Lupus Awareness Month—wasn’t quite like others, the LRA has initiated efforts for people with lupus to connect. To help our community cope with the effects of COVID-19 in May and beyond, the LRA has unveiled a series of enlighteningly educational videos hosted by Shayla Shorter, PhD. The Learning from […] Read More

Lupus News Corner

BIG … BOLD … IDEAS ARE TRANSFORMING LUPUS RESEARCH—thanks to people like you! Thanks to our remarkable supporters, the Lupus Research Alliance awarded nearly $7.5 million through the following grant mechanisms in 2019: 2019 Novel Research Grants ($1,798,602) Carla Cuda, PhD The Role of Microglial Subsets in Driving Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of SLE Northwestern University – Chicago […] Read More

Lupus News Corner

Gala Brings Out Heavy Hitters With The Honorable Michael R. Bloomberg, Lady Gaga, and Selena Gomez as honorary chairs, the success of our annual gala on November 19, 2018 — Breaking through Lupus was practically guaranteed. It was an unforgettable, spectacular evening, which brought in $3.5 million for lupus research studies. These big names came […] Read More

Pour for a Cure

Join the Lupus Research Alliance in partnership with Handwritten Wines of Yountville, California for our Virtual Pour for A Cure – Taste Wine and Fight Lupus event, all from the comfort of your home. Since we cannot be together physically, let us get together virtually and enjoy an intimate wine tasting experience you will always […] Read More

Pour for a cure

Join us at a private home in beautiful Santa Rosa hill country, decked out in your best diamonds and denim, for the inaugural Pour for a Cure – Taste Wine, Fight Lupus event. Your support will help patients locally as well fund important research towards a cure. POUR WITH US! > September 9, 2017 12 […] Read More

Lupus ABC First Anniversary Meeting Celebrated Remarkable Year of Accomplishments

Progress Shared and Future Course Charted The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) is pleased to report that the Lupus Accelerating Breakthroughs Consortium (Lupus ABC) held its second annual meeting in April in Bethesda, Maryland to share its substantial progress over the first year and chart future directions. Lupus ABC is a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership, uniting individuals […] Read More

Epilepsy in People with Lupus

October 17, 2019 A new study published in the European Journal of Neurology showed that epilepsy is significantly more common among people with systemic erythematosus lupus (SLE) than the general population. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by unpredictable seizures. A seizure is a sudden surge of electrical activity in […] Read More

Dr. Daniel Wallace Appointed to Lupus Therapeutics Board

New York, NY, July 18, 2019 — The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) affiliate Lupus Therapeutics is pleased to announce that Daniel Wallace, MD joins as a new member of its Board of Directors.  Including lupus patients, family members and scientists, this governing body provides strategic insight and financial oversight to help the organization achieve its mission – […] Read More
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