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Lupus Research Alliance Launches Two Major Initiatives to Increase Participation of Underrepresented Minorities in Lupus Clinical Trials and Research

January 27, 2022 NEW YORK, NY. January 27 — The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) and its clinical affiliate Lupus Therapeutics (LT) announced two major initiatives to address underrepresentation of minorities in clinical trials and in the scientific research profession: Project CHANGE by LT and the Diversity in Lupus Research Program. The organization has tackled these […] Read More

2018 Lupus Insight Prize Presented to Dr. Betty Diamond

2018 Lupus Insight Prize Presented to Dr. Betty Diamond Funds Study of Common Hypertension Drugs to Treat Lupus June 21, 2018 The Lupus Research Alliance has awarded its 2018 Lupus Insight Prize to Betty Diamond, MD, for a project to test commonly used drugs for high blood pressure as potential treatments for cognitive and emotional […] Read More

2017 Novel Research Grants – Meet the Awardees

July 28, 2017. The Lupus Research Alliance is delighted to announce the recipients of our 2017 Novel Research Grants. These ten grantees continue a commitment to bold and innovative research that aims to discover safe, effective treatments and a cure for lupus. Mridu Acharya, PhD Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason Dr. Acharya is investigating the […] Read More

2018 Handbag Luncheon Honors PUMA for Selena Gomez Lupus Campaign

2018 Handbag Luncheon Honors PUMA for Selena Gomez Lupus Campaign NEW YORK, NY – May 22, 2018. The 9th annual Lupus Research Alliance Lupus Handbag Luncheon & Silent Auction honored two stand-out supporters to the lupus cause: world-leading sports brand PUMA and IBM Associate Partner Veronica Vargas Lupo. PUMA was named “Corporate Visionary Partner” in […] Read More

2017-18 Research Portfolio Summary

June 5, 2018 The Lupus Research Alliance is driven by one central goal — to improve the lives of people living with the disease, today and in the long term. We believe that scientific research is the most powerful way we can achieve this goal. Further, we believe that by both pushing the limits of scientific exploration and […] Read More

2018 Distinguished Innovator Awardees Named by Lupus Research Alliance

NEW YORK, NY. December 20. The Lupus Research Alliance is proud to announce the 2018 recipients of the Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Award in Lupus and Autoimmunity: Nir Hacohen, PhD (right) and Vijay Kuchroo, DVM, PhD (left). Dr. Hacohen is seeking better ways to treat lupus kidney disease, the major cause of illness and […] Read More

18th Annual Meeting of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS 2018)

March 31, 2018 Attend the 18th Annual Meeting of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS 2018) June 20-23 in San Francisco. First held in 2001, the FOCIS Annual Meeting draws the best clinician scientists from around the world to participate in the scientific program, bringing together cutting-edge science from various disease fields related to […] Read More

Learning About Lupus COVID Precautions for World Health Day

April 6, 2022 The World Health Organization (WHO) designated today as World Health Day to focus global attention on threats to everyone’s health.  The COVID-19 pandemic has been such a threat and continues to endanger the health of those who are immunocompromised from disease or medical treatments such as people with lupus. To observe the […] Read More

Successful Advocacy Bringing Millions in Research Dollars to Lupus

June 28, 2018 With an overwhelming majority vote of 359 to 49, the House of Representatives just passed a bill to allocate $5 million to the Defense Department’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program for lupus in the 2019 budget.  This federal support of lupus research is a result of advocacy by lupus patients, organizations like […] Read More

2022 United Airlines New York City Half-Marathon

March 20, 2022 marks the first return of the NYC Half Marathon since the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the race in 2020. The Lupus Research Alliance Team Life Without Lupus® could not be more proud and excited to take part in this milestone event. Join our Team and apply here for one of LRA’s Guaranteed Spots […] Read More