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Lupus Stories

All the individuals who make up our community – the patients, their friends & family, research scientists, physicians, advocates, and Alliance staffers – are dedicated to improving the lives of people with lupus. Their personal stories provide a rich testament to the commitment, challenges, insights and accomplishments that give us hope, strengthen our community and motivate us to continue our important work.

Elizabeth

Elizabeth, a parent of a child with lupus, shares her story.

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Dr. Gregg Silverman

Listen to lupus research scientist Gregg Silvermann.

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Meghann Vaughn

Meet Meghann Vaughn and learn more about her role at the Lupus Research Alliance.

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Dr. Maria Kontaridis

Lupus researcher, Dr. Maria I. Kontaridis, discusses her research findings in a presentation at the 2016 Lupus Research Alliance Advancing Lupus Care Through Research and Advocacy conference.

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Erica Buchanan

Erica discusses her lupus diagnosis and juggling her busy life.

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Diomaris Gonzalez

Meet Diomaris Gonzalez, the Lupus Research Alliance’s Director of Research Administration.

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Shauntay Davis

Shauntay reflects on living with lupus for 20 years.

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Vanessa Branch

Vanessa shares how her symptoms from lupus have affected her life.

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