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LRA Earns High Recommendations from Five Groups Evaluating U.S. Charities

September 1, 2022 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.” Our mission at the Lupus Research Alliance is to transform the lives of people with lupus through the power of science, and this is an […] READ MORE

Long-time Supporter LADA Donates $150,000 to LRA-Funded Research

August 29, 2022 Big thanks go to the Lupus and Allied Diseases Association, Inc. (LADA) for their donation of $150,000 to support research funded by the Lupus Research Alliance given at their 22nd Annual Lupus Charity Golf Classic at Shenendoah Golf Course at Turning Stone in upstate New York. LADA President & CEO Kathleen A. […] READ MORE

Lupus Research Alliance Awards $9 Million to Develop Lupus Treatment Breakthroughs

NEW YORK, NY – August 24, 2022 – The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) today announced its Global Team Science Award (GTSA) has been granted to three international research teams from 14 institutions across four continents comprised of leading experts spanning in immunology, rheumatology, neurosciences, biomedical engineering, genomics and genetics, and public health. With $3 million […] READ MORE

Researchers Discover How Gut Bacteria Can Trigger Autoimmunity

August 4, 2022 Immunologists have found that a certain gut bacteria escapes from the intestines to trigger inflammation that can lead to autoimmune diseases. A new study published in Nature provides an insight into how particular gut bacteria evolve over time through a phenomenon called ‘within-host evolution’. The new findings open the door for the […] READ MORE

Walk to Make a Difference for People with Lupus

July 25, 2022 During a time when health and wellness are top of mind, many are looking for creative ways to boost their own well-being — and at the same time seeking opportunities to do something truly meaningful for others. Whether you or someone you care about is living with lupus or not, you can […] READ MORE

Overcoming the Uncertainties of Living with Chronic Diseases like Lupus

July 21, 2022 Interview with Michael D. Lockshin, MD, MACR Director Emeritus, Barbara Volcker Center for Women and Rheumatic Disease and Co-Director, Mary Kirkland Center for Lupus Research at Hospital for Special Surgery; Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics-Gynecology at Joan and Sanford Weill College of Medicine of Cornell University   Uncertainty and unpredictability are among […] READ MORE

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