New Grants and Grant Recipients
Lupus Research Alliance 2023 Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Award Granted to Yale School of Medicine Researcher Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D.

Research Will Explore How Ancient Viral Remnants in Our DNA Trigger Lupus NEW YORK, NY – January 30. The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) is pleased to grant the 2023 Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Award (DIA) to Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D., Sterling Professor of Immunobiology at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Iwasaki will investigate […] READ MORE

LRA Announces Inaugural Awards Promoting Diversity in Lupus Research

NEW YORK, NY, June 9, 2022. The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA), the world’s leading private funder of lupus research, today announced inaugural recipients of Career Development and Postdoctoral Awards to Promote Diversity in Lupus Research. The Diversity in Lupus Research Award funding mechanisms aim to address underrepresentation of minorities in the scientific research profession. Lupus […] READ MORE

Lupus Nephritis: A Major Focus at the Lupus Research Alliance

Updated March, 2022 Developing safe and effective treatments for lupus nephritis has been an urgent and long-standing goal in the lupus community. As the leading private funding agency for lupus research, the LRA and its legacy organizations have dedicated significant focus and resources towards addressing this continued challenge, awarding over 40 grants to address this […] READ MORE

Lupus Research Alliance Launches Two Major Initiatives to Increase Participation of Underrepresented Minorities in Lupus Clinical Trials and Research

January 27, 2022 NEW YORK, NY. January 27 — The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) and its clinical affiliate Lupus Therapeutics (LT) announced two major initiatives to address underrepresentation of minorities in clinical trials and in the scientific research profession: Project CHANGE by LT and the Diversity in Lupus Research Program. The organization has tackled these […] READ MORE

Grant Updates

The Lupus Research Alliance supports the full range of research from fundamental through translational and clinical studies. Most recently, the organization awarded six Novel Research Grants and seven Target Identification in Lupus (TIL) grants. PROMISING NOVEL GRANT AWARDS: The Lupus Research Alliance supports game-changing lupus research, and our Novel Research Grant program is exploring lupus […] READ MORE

New TIL Grantees Offer Novel Approaches

Sept. 7, 2017.  Grantees of our Target Identification in Lupus (TIL) program are remarkable scientific investigators whose ingenuity and determination are bringing new insights to lupus research. The Lupus Research Alliance congratulates each of these brilliant researchers in their quest to expand our understanding of lupus and ways to defeat it: Kerstin Nundel, PhD University […] READ MORE

2017 Novel Research Grants – Meet the Awardees

July 28, 2017. The Lupus Research Alliance is delighted to announce the recipients of our 2017 Novel Research Grants. These ten grantees continue a commitment to bold and innovative research that aims to discover safe, effective treatments and a cure for lupus. Mridu Acharya, PhD Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason Dr. Acharya is investigating the […] READ MORE

Novel Research Grants Push Discoveries

10 New Grants, 10 New Insights The path to safe and effective treatments and ultimately a cure lies in bold, pioneering research. The Lupus Research Alliance Novel Research Grants, the proven platform for innovation, make discovery and scientific progress possible. “Standing on a 16-year foundation of documented success, the Novel Research Grants bring new insight […] READ MORE

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