Updates and Events
2017 Lupus Insight Prize Presented to Dr. Virginia Pascual

Funds Major Study of Lupus Biomarkers to Predict Flares The 2017 Lupus Insight Prize was awarded on June 15th to Virginia Pascual, MD for a project that shows great promise in understanding the events leading to lupus flares. Dr. Pascual was recently named Founding Director of the Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children’s Health […] READ MORE

The Who, What, Why’s of Lupus

Three lupus experts from Jacobi Medical Center answered these common questions at an educational seminar co-sponsored by the Lupus Research Alliance. Who gets which tests and what do they mean? What can you do to take better care of your skin? Why are you taking each of your medications? Decoding Your Lab Results Asena Bahce-Altuntas, […] READ MORE

Advancing Lupus Care Through Research and Advocacy Conference

The First Collaborative Conference a Great Success The Lupus Research Alliance and Lupus Foundation New England recently co-hosted the Advancing Lupus Care Through Research and Advocacy Conference in Boston. This was the first joint event for the newly merged Lupus Research Alliance, and its success demonstrates the strength of collaboration! Attendees left with hope for […] READ MORE

Make Your Voice Heard on Lupus Drug Development

The national lupus patient advocacy community is excited to announce that people with lupus will have the chance to be part of a history-making project that includes a meeting called Lupus: Patient Voices on September 25 in the Washington, D.C. area. This very important effort is a tremendous opportunity for individuals with lupus to contribute to lupus drug development […] READ MORE

President Signs Bill that Advances Lupus Research and Care

May 5, 2017. NEW YORK, NY. A bipartisan spending bill for Fiscal 2017 that includes key provisions the Lupus Research Alliance and lupus advocates across the country have fought for was signed into law today. The bill establishes for the first time an annual $5 million lupus medical research program at the Department of Defense […] READ MORE

2017 Lupus Handbag Luncheon Supports Science With Style

NEW YORK, NY – April 4, 2017. Nearly 300 prominent women and men from New York’s fashion, society, entertainment, publishing, philanthropic and lupus communities came together today to raise funds for lupus research. The 8th annual Lupus Handbag Luncheon & Silent Auction was the first hosted by the Lupus Research Alliance, formed by the recent merger […] 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

Aurinia Announces Voclosporin Meets 48-Week Remission Endpoints

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUPH / TSX:AUP) (“Aurinia” or the “Company”), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the global immunology market, today announced top-line results from its Phase IIb AURA-LV (AURA) study in lupus nephritis (LN). At 48 weeks, the trial met the complete and partial remission (“CR”/ “PR”) endpoints, demonstrating statistically significantly greater CR […] READ MORE

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