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Tag: Jeremy Tilstra

Lupus Nephritis: A Major Focus at the Lupus Research Alliance

Updated March, 2022 Developing safe and effective treatments for lupus nephritis has been an urgent and long-standing goal in the lupus community. As the leading private funding agency for lupus research, the LRA and its legacy organizations have dedicated significant focus and resources towards addressing this continued challenge, awarding over 40 grants to address this […] Read More

LRA-Funded Researchers Share Important Discoveries at Largest Rheumatology Meeting

November 19, 2020 The Lupus Research Alliance supported an impressive number — 30+ — of studies presented at ACR Convergence 2020, this year’s meeting of the American College of Rheumatology. Each year, researchers are selected to share their discoveries in talks and poster sessions, allowing medical professionals to keep up to date with the latest […] Read More

LRA-Funded Researchers Present Cutting-Edge Science at FOCIS

July 11, 2019 The annual meeting of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) is the key forum for translational immunology. The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) is proud to co-sponsor this meeting, which allows researchers and clinicians to share knowledge across disease borders and to chart the path to the next major breakthroughs in disease […] Read More

Lupus Research Program Announces 12 New Awardees

April 12, 2019 We are pleased to share that 12 new research grants were just awarded by the Lupus Research Program (LRP) within the Department of Defense! The $5 million allocated by Congress will continue to support promising research to help improve lupus treatment. The response from researchers to this grant opportunity was tremendous — […] Read More

Lupus Research Alliance-Funded Researchers Present Discoveries at ACR

October 29, 2018 More than 70 researchers who have received funding from the Lupus Research Alliance contributed to the scientific dialogue on lupus at the ACR|ARHP meeting this year. Following are highlights of specific discoveries the organization has supported: Tiring Out Rogue Cells Learning from cancer research, a team of scientists led by the inaugural […] Read More

Lupus Research Alliance Awards Grants to Six Trailblazing Studies

2018 Awards Enable Promising Scientists to Bring Innovative Approaches to Lupus Research October 18, 2018 The Lupus Research Alliance announced six new Novel Research Grants to support paradigm-changing lupus research. To conquer the complexity of lupus, the Novel Research Grants support researchers who study lupus from many perspectives, testing new theories about what causes lupus and […] Read More

Lupus Kidneys Copy Tumors’ Tactic to Protect Themselves

October 4, 2018 Abnormal immune cells invade the kidneys in patients with lupus and can damage the organs so severely that they stop working. But the kidneys defend themselves from these attacks by disabling these rogue cells, according to a new study from two scientists funded by the Lupus Research Alliance. Cancerous tumors similarly protect […] Read More
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