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Tag: curli

New LRA-Funded Study: Lupus Flares are Linked to E-Coli Bacteria Levels

August, 2020 A new study led by Dr. Roberto Caricchio, Dr. Stefania Gallucci and Dr. Cagla Tukel, funded by the Lupus Research Alliance, has shown that lupus flares are associated with high levels of antibodies against a specific bacterial protein, called curli. Published in Arthritis and Rheumatology, the study also showed that high levels of […] Read More

New Treatment Approaches Supported by LRA Were Highlighted at LUPUS 2019

April 11, 2019 The bacteria that cause urinary tract infections may trigger lupus flares, a former Alzheimer’s disease therapy has shown promising results in research models—these are just some of the findings presented by Lupus Research Alliance-funded scientists at the 13th International Congress on Systematic Lupus Erythematosus (LUPUS 2019), held in San Francisco. Here are […] Read More
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