Foundation-funded research studies highlighted at premier rheumatology meeting in Boston.
Awards are named in honor of two highly respected and successful lupus investigators and are part of the Lupus Foundation of America’s national lupus research program, which offers support to lupus investigators at all stages of their careers.
Three grants totaling $3.4 million have been awarded by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) for lupus research through the DOD’s Congressionally Directed Peer Review Medical Research Program.
Dr. Donald E. Thomas Jr., member of the LFA-DMV Board of Directors and Medical Scientific Advisory Council Chair publishes The Lupus Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families
LFA-REAL will address major challenges in lupus treatment and disease management, and has the potential to greatly improve medical care and quality of life for people living with lupus.
This valuable tool will help doctors prevent atherosclerosis, a life-threatening complication of lupus.
Results from a small pilot study provide hope that lupus disease activity can be suppressed in children with lupus.