Feb. 05, 2015

Share Your Story!

Share your story with us! The LFA-DMV is looking for individuals who would like to share their journey from receiving a diagnosis and describing the obstacles one can face when living with lupus. Our hope is to spread awareness of this cruel, and mysterious disease and help others understand that they are not alone in their fight! Click here to read stories of survival and hope!

Jan. 15, 2015

Virginia Beach Lupus Support Group Facilitator Position Available

Dec. 23, 2014

279 Patient Groups Applaud Proposed Changes to Essential Health Benefits

Nov. 19, 2014

Lupus Research Studies Widen Understanding Findings Advance Development of New Treatments and Tools

Foundation-funded research studies highlighted at premier rheumatology meeting in Boston.

Nov. 05, 2014

Prestigious Awards Recognize Achievements of Three Researchers for their Lupus Studies

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.

Oct. 31, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense Announces $3.4 Million to Support Lupus Research

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.

May. 27, 2014

LFA-DMV Board Member Donald E. Thomas Publishes The Lupus Encyclopedia

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

Apr. 02, 2014

Announcing a New Initiative to Improve Health and Quality of Life

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.