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Tag: Hospital for Special Surgery

Jane Salmon, MD – Determined to Help Pregnant Women Triumph Over Lupus

March 24, 2022 Recognized for her contributions to lupus during 2022’s Women’s History Month, Dr. Jane Salmon chose to specialize in lupus research because it was there that she felt she could be of greatest value.  “There were so many unknowns in lupus with all its complexity. Here was a disease primarily affecting young women […] Read More

LRA Announces Inaugural Awards Promoting Diversity in Lupus Research

NEW YORK, NY, June 9, 2022. The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA), the world’s leading private funder of lupus research, today announced inaugural recipients of Career Development and Postdoctoral Awards to Promote Diversity in Lupus Research. The Diversity in Lupus Research Award funding mechanisms aim to address underrepresentation of minorities in the scientific research profession. Lupus […] Read More

Tips on How Men Can Cope with Lupus from HSS Professional

October 7, 2021 In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are sharing a blog post from Latina professional Priscilla Toral, LCSW at Hospital for Special Surgery for managing as a male with lupus. The Hispanic/Latino community are among those at higher risk for lupus. Lupus is traditionally known as a woman’s disease, because it affects […] Read More

COVID-19 Took Significant Toll on People with Lupus

July 29, 2021 A new study showed that people with lupus experienced significant physical and emotional effects in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Including LRA Scientific Advisory Board member Jane Salmon, MD, researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery and Tufts University in Boston invited 97 patients to complete a questionnaire in the […] Read More

Overcoming Lupus Stress — Pandemic and Beyond

May 10, 2021 This past year has been a time of stress for all of us, and especially for people with lupus and other chronic diseases who may already be battling loneliness, anxiety and depression. In recognition, the Lupus Research Alliance is focusing our 2021 Lupus Awareness Month activities to Lift Up Lupus. To help […] Read More

Watch Video of Webcast: Lupus and Cognitive Health

Watch a videotape of our recent webcast: Lupus and Cognitive Health Presented by LRA’s Young Leaders Board People with lupus know only too well the need to avoid stress to prevent flares while optimizing emotional and cognitive wellbeing. But that’s pretty hard to do, especially in this time fraught with societal upheaval amid a global […] Read More

Take the Right Shots for Lupus!

August 15, 2019 While August is when we savor the last weeks of summer, it is also the time to look ahead and prepare for fall.  In recognition of National Immunization Month, our Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Teodora Staeva provides background on vaccines and relays government recommendations for which are safe for people with lupus. […] Read More