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Tag: Lucin

Lupus Therapeutics Collaborating with PPD to Accelerate Lupus Clinical Research

September 3, 2020 PPD, Inc. issued a press release  today announcing its collaboration with the Lupus Research Alliance affiliate Lupus Therapeutics to optimize lupus clinical research among its pharmaceutical and biotech clients. As a contract research organization, PPD helps its clients design and implement clinical trials. PPD expects to gain from Lupus Therapeutics’ deep clinical […] Read More

PALS Clinical Trial Program Opens at Five Universities

August 8, 2019 In five pilot cities, people with lupus who are thinking about taking part in a clinical trial can now join LRA’s Patient Advocates for Lupus Studies (PALS) program created by our affiliate Lupus Therapeutics. The program will pair adults with lupus interested in learning about clinical trials with a peer or “PAL” who […] Read More

Taking Scientific Discovery: From Lab Bench to You

April, 2019 Making new and efficacious lupus therapies available to patients has long been a major focus of the Lupus Research Alliance, and today we’ve taken an important step toward that aim. Based on a breakthrough discovery made by Betty Diamond, MD of Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, Meggan Mackay, MD, MS, also at Feinstein, will […] Read More

A Promising New Therapy

April, 2019 As our name implies, the Lupus Research Alliance aims to forge partnerships and bring other players  to the table to better understand and treat lupus — and our latest venture holds the promise of a new therapy. We — and our affiliate, Lupus Therapeutics — are about to collaborate with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company […] Read More

Lupus Therapeutics Expands Collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb to Test Potential Treatment for Lupus

New York, NY– June 27, 2019.  The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) and its affiliate, Lupus Therapeutics, announced that it has broadened its collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) to assess the investigational drug BMS-986165 as a potential new therapy for lupus nephritis (LN). This expands the existing collaboration in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Lupus nephritis refers […] Read More

Remember During Men’s Health Month that Men Get Lupus Too

June 20, 2019 Michael Lauria knows only too well that lupus is not just a woman’s disease – he was diagnosed in the prime of his life – when he was just 32 years old. And he is counting on the Lupus Research Alliance to find the answers that will change his life. Young, fit, […] Read More

Stelara® Effective Over One Year and Reduces Severe Flares

Results of two analyses from a Phase 2 study of Stelara® (ustekinumab) in lupus showed the drug’s effectiveness over one year. Both highlight the benefit of ustekinumab on disease activity and the rate of severe flares. Ustekinumab reduced the rate of severe flares four times as much as placebo by week 24. The rate of […] Read More

LRA Researchers Reveal New Drug Targets at Leading Immunology Conference

May 22, 2019 Data presented by several Lupus Research Alliance-funded scientists at the recent American Association of Immunologists Annual Meeting suggests many  avenues for new lupus treatments. Some scientists presented data posing new targets for drug development, while others have discovered cells that suppress the immune response and could be harnessed as treatments. Reining in […] Read More