Lupus Research Alliance News
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

Lupus Therapeutics PALS Program Expansion

  Apply Today  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 […] 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

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

Support Team Life Without Lupus at NYC Marathon

August, 2023 Maybe you can’t run a Marathon…Or have that as a goal for next year. But you can help run lupus into the ground by supporting our Team Life Without Lupus! Team Life Without Lupus is the official competitive team of the Lupus Research Alliance, the largest private funder of lupus research in the […] READ MORE

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way to Leave Your Mark

August 1, 2023 August is National “Make-a-Will-Month” — the time when we are reminded of the importance of thinking ahead to leave your mark on the world with a meaningful legacy to your family and community. A will is the easiest and most effective means to ensure that you fully provide for the people you […] READ MORE

LRA Mourns Loss of Dear Friend Tony Bennett

July 25, 2023 The Lupus Research Alliance extends heartfelt condolences to the wife, Susan, and children of our former honorary Board member and legendary artist, singer, and philanthropist Tony Bennett.  Tony was an active supporter for our legacy organization, the SLE Lupus Foundation, as a friend of its founder Susan Golick, a pioneer in lupus […] READ MORE

Data Shows Voclosporin Preserves Kidney Function for Three Years

July 19,2023 The LRA is pleased to share news announced by Aurinia Pharmaceuticals of published results showing that the lupus treatment, voclosporin (Lupkynis) preserved kidney function up to three years among lupus nephritis.  These results of the Phase 3, double-blind, placebo-controlled AURORA 2 extension study were published in the official peer-reviewed professional journal of the […] READ MORE

NFL’s Willie Colon Golf Outing Drives Lupus Awareness with LRA

SUMMIT, N.J., July 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Former Super Bowl Champion and Mad Dog Sports radio personality Willie Colon is hosting today the 9th Annual Willie Colon Golf Outing crafted by Tito’s Handmade Vodka for the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA). The event drives lupus awareness and tees up the opening of the Fall season of the grassroots […] READ MORE

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