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Tag: Harvard Medical School

Saluting Women Shaping LRA’s Strategic Scientific Direction

March 8, 2022 In honor of Women’s History Month, the LRA is saluting the three exceptional women who serve on our Scientific Advisory Board. Each is a stand-out in lupus research discovery: Mary Collins, PhD, Instructor at Harvard Medical School;  Judith James, MD, PhD, Chair of the Arthritis and Clinical Immunology Program and Lou Kerr […] 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

Better Lupus Care Reducing Deaths from Lupus Nephritis, Study Shows

April 22, 2019 Results of a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology shows that end-stage renal disease and mortality due to lupus nephritis is down from 2010-2014. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School extended an analysis done in 1995 through 2006.  Using the national registry of patients […] Read More