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Tag: Lupus Insight Prize

LRA’s 2019 Lupus Insight Prize Awarded to Dr. Ignacio Sanz

Boston, MA. June 19, 2019. The Lupus Research Alliance has awarded its 2019 Lupus Insight Prize to Ignacio Sanz, MD, for discovering that certain little-understood immune system cells are a major source of the harmful proteins that promote lupus symptoms. His work could spark new treatments for the disease and help doctors determine which patients […] Read More

Discovering Lupus Heterogeneity

May 22, 2019 Lupus is heterogeneous, meaning that symptoms are many and vary widely from patient to patient — one person may develop a rash, while another may have high blood pressure, joint pain, and anemia. About two thirds of adults with lupus have above-normal levels of immune system molecules called type I interferons that […] Read More

Lupus Insight Prize Presented to Dr. Betty Diamond

The 2018 Lupus Insight Prize was awarded on June 21, 2018 to Betty Diamond, MD, Professor & Head, Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research for her groundbreaking work in lupus nephritis. Through the Lupus Insight Prize, the Lupus Research Alliance awards $100,000 in recognition of major insights and […] Read More