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Research News | Apr. 20, 2016

Lupus Insight Prize: Deadline for Nominations Extended

The deadline for Lupus Insight Prize nominations has been extended to April 29, 2016. The Prize recognizes and honors an outstanding investigator with a documented record of creativity, innovation and productivity in lupus research.

Blog | Apr. 19, 2016

Minority Health Disparities Impact People with Lupus

April is National Minority Health Month. Led by the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this month highlights the key role that disparities (great differences) play in the health and health care of communities across the country.

Blog | Apr. 19, 2016

Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon: A Little Miracle for Mother’s Day

Maurissa has lived with lupus for most of her life and thought conceiving a child would never be possible for her and her husband Jed. Read more about their story

Magazine | Apr. 19, 2016

No Longer Lonely

Family, friends, online communities, and peers can help combat isolation