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Lupus Research Alliance Awards Lupus Insight Prize to Two Trailblazers in CAR T Cell Therapy

San Francisco, CA- June 20. The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) announced the recipients of the 2024 Lupus Insight Prize to Marko Radic, Ph.D., The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and Georg Schett, M.D., Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, for their groundbreaking discoveries in utilizing CAR T cell therapy to potentially revolutionize lupus treatment. Drs. Radic and Schett […] READ MORE

Lupus Research Alliance Grants Lupus Innovation Awards to Nine International Researchers Pushing the Boundaries of Lupus Research

New York, NY, May 23. The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) is proud to announce that nine international researchers are the recipients of this year’s Lupus Innovation Award (LIA). They will conduct innovative research to uncover the underlying mechanisms and identify novel targets and pathways that could be harnessed to predict, monitor, and treat lupus, a […] READ MORE

Lupus Accelerating Breakthroughs Consortium Announces Expanded Partnership with U.S. FDA at First Anniversary Meeting

BETHESDA, MD – [April 16] The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA), founder and administrator of the Lupus Accelerating Breakthroughs Consortium (Lupus ABC), announced today at the Consortium’s first anniversary meeting an expanded partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with the inclusion of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER). The addition of […] READ MORE

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

Lupus Research Alliance Gala Raises $2 Million for Research to Transform Treatment

New York, NY. November 21, 2023 – This year’s Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Breaking Through Gala raised $2 million for lupus research and brought the hope of tremendous progress that’s improving lupus treatment while driving to a cure.  The annual celebration began with a powerhouse performance and moving tribute to lupus warriors by multi-talented pianist, […] READ MORE

LRA Highlights Groundbreaking Lupus Research at ACR Convergence 2023

This information is brought to you by the Lupus Research Alliance and Lupus Therapeutics and is not sponsored by, nor a part of, the American College of Rheumatology.  30+ presentations of studies funded by the LRA spanning a broad spectrum of research areas Positive results from Phase 2/3 clinical studies supported by LRA affiliate Lupus Therapeutics point to […] READ MORE

Lupus Therapeutics Partners with AbbVie on Clinical Trial Recruitment Efforts in SLE Through LuCIN Lupus Clinical Trial Network 

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2023 – Lupus Therapeutics, the clinical research affiliate of the Lupus Research Alliance, announces a partnership with AbbVie Inc. for the Phase 3 clinical program of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) in individuals living with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). In this partnership, Lupus Therapeutics will assist with study participant recruitment, site activation and […] READ MORE

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