Upcoming Events See all >

Dec. 20, 2013—Dec. 31, 2014

2014 Ask the Experts

Teleconference Series on a variety of topics designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus.

Dec. 20, 2013—Dec. 31, 2014

Special Topic Sessions

Support groups serve lupus patients, their families and friends who meet and discuss obstacles associated with lupus.

Apr. 03, 2014 3:00 pm—Jun. 30, 2014 4:00 pm

Volunteer of the Year

Celebrate someone’s dedication! Nominate a volunteer for the Pamela B. Greenberg Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award!

Apr. 08, 2014 7:00 pm—Apr. 08, 2015 7:00 pm

Community Events in Support of the LFA-DMV Chapter

Third-party events raising funds and awareness for our state chapter.

Apr. 19, 2014 | Washington, DC

8th Annual DC Walk to End Lupus Now

Join thousands of Washington, DC supporters in the fight to end lupus!


Latest News See all >

Apr. 02, 2014

Test Panel Found Effective in Predicting Risk of Atherosclerosis in Women with Lupus

This valuable tool will help doctors prevent atherosclerosis, a life-threatening complication of lupus.

Apr. 02, 2014

Pilot Study Testing a Combination of Immunosuppressive Drugs Holds Promise for Children with Lupus

Results from a small pilot study provide hope that lupus disease activity can be suppressed in children with lupus.

Jan. 16, 2014

Congress Recognizes the Importance of Lupus Research and Programs

What a way to kick off 2014! On Monday, January 13 2014 the House and Senate appropriators unveiled the Omnibus Appropriations bill. All 12 outstanding appropriations bills are rolled into one, including the all-important Labor-HHS-Education bill that houses many of our lupus programs. Thanks to the ongoing advocacy work by the Lupus Foundation of America and our network of activists and supporters, the news for lupus could not be better.

Dec. 05, 2013

Cancer Risk May Be Higher Among Young Patients with Lupus

Children with lupus may have a higher risk for developing cancer – especially blood cancers such as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and leukemia – compared to children without lupus.

Dec. 03, 2013

Lupus Support Group Facilitator Position Opening in Virginia Beach, VA

Lupus Foundation of America DC/MD/VA Chapter is seeking a licensed social worker to facilitate monthly support groups for people with lupus, their family, and friends. Support groups allow attendees to voice concerns, share experiences and learn coping strategies for managing a chronic disease.