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Consumer Reports Rates Lupus Research Alliance Among Top Five Health Charities

Consumer Reports Rates Lupus Research Alliance Among Top Five Health Charities Dec. 11, 2017. Lupus Research Alliance was recommended by Consumer Reports as one of the best five health organizations to donate to in 2017. For 80 years, Consumer Reports has provided “evidence-based product testing and ratings, rigorous research, hard-hitting investigative journalism, public education, and […] READ MORE

2017: A Year of Great Triumph

Nov. 28, 2017. Thanks to you, the Lupus Research Alliance continues to make game-changing gains in advancing the basic understanding of lupus … while giving hope to millions of people that a potential cure is within reach. We Invested in Innovative Research The Lupus Research Alliance gave 19 scientists the means to bring their ideas […] READ MORE

Vogue
Selena Gomez Opens Up About Lupus at the 2017 Lupus Research Alliance Gala

Nov. 21, 2017. On Sunday night, after delivering a performance at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles, Selena Gomez hopped on a red-eye to New York in advance of Monday’s Lupus Research Alliance’s Breaking Through Lupus Gala—an event for which she also served as honorary gala cochair. “I love what I do, but at […] READ MORE

Lupus Research Alliance’s Breaking Through Gala

Lupus Research Alliance Welcomes Steve Burke, Selena Gomez, Seth Meyers and Kelli O’Hara to Breaking through Lupus Gala Raises Over $3.2 Million for Lupus Research November 21, 2017 – New York, NY – The Lupus Research Alliance celebrated the 2017 Breaking through Lupus Gala to shed a spotlight on breakthroughs from the previous years, and […] READ MORE

Empire State Building Lights Up for Lupus

Nov. 21, 2017. The Empire State Building lit up purple and red last night in honor of the Lupus Research Alliance and our Lupus Breaking Through Gala that celebrates the power of science! The beacon of hope shone bright for the lupus community, raising awareness of the disease and the critical importance of lupus research. […] READ MORE

Lupus Research Alliance Sponsors the 2017 Forum For Discovery: Frontiers in Immune Regulation

LUPUS RESEARCH ALLIANCE SPONSORS THE 2017 FORUM FOR DISCOVERY: FRONTIERS IN IMMUNE REGULATION Visionary Scientists and Industry Leaders Report on Promising Advances and Future Directions in Lupus Research Nov. 16, 2017.  Last month, 150 dedicated research scientists, pharmaceutical industry representatives, and Lupus Research Alliance advocates met in New York City at the 2017 Forum for […] READ MORE

2018 United Airlines New York City Half-Marathon

Nov. 13, 2017. The Lupus Research Alliance offers Guaranteed Spots in the United Airlines New York City Half Marathon on Sunday March 18th, 2018 Have you or someone you know imagined running the half marathon? This year, run for Team Life Without Lupus to fulfill that dream and help others realize theirs. Team Life Without Lupus® has guaranteed […] READ MORE

Janssen Immunology
STELARA® Shows Positive Results

STELARA® (Ustekinumab) Shows Positive Results in Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Phase 2 Trial   60 percent of patients receiving STELARA® showed significant reductions in lupus disease activity vs. 31 percent of patients receiving placebo STELARA® showed significant improvements in various disease measures compared with placebo, including musculoskeletal, mucocutaneous, immunological markers and flares Janssen […] READ MORE

Lupus Research Alliance Prompted Stelara® Study for Lupus

Lupus Research Alliance welcomes compelling new data, presented at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) annual meeting that demonstrated significant benefit for lupus patients treated with Stelara® (ustekinumab), a prescription medicine from the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. Stelara® is not approved for the treatment of lupus, but is approved by the FDA for certain autoimmune diseases. Through its drug repurposing program, the Lupus Research Alliance first identified Stelara® as a potential treatment for lupus and encouraged Janssen to pursue testing for this use. READ MORE

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