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General News | Jan. 17, 2014

The Consolidated Appropriations Bill Provides Significant Funding for Vital Lupus Programs

The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for enacting the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, H.R. 3547 which provides funding for vital lupus research and education programs.

General News | Jan. 02, 2014

Charlotte Observer: Charlotte lupus summit features nationally known speaker, author

Cindy Coney, immediate past chair of the Lupus Foundation of America, will be the keynote speaker at the 13th annual North Carolina Lupus Summit in Charlotte. Read more about her story.

General News | Dec. 18, 2013

Lupus Organizations Unite to Stimulate Advances in Lupus Research

Lupus Insight Prize to be awarded to Outstanding Scientist

General News | Dec. 17, 2013

Lupus Foundation of America Marks Tenth Anniversary of Lupus Now® Magazine

The Lupus Foundation of America celebrates the 10th anniversary of its national magazine, Lupus Now®, the only national publication devoted to addressing the complexities of living with lupus. The 10th anniversary issue introduces a new format with more concise reporting on advances in lupus research and treatment, wellness features, clinical updates, and inspiring personal stories.

General News | Oct. 25, 2013

BMJ and LFA Join Forces to Publish First Open Access Journal Dedicated to Lupus

International knowledge healthcare provider BMJ and the Lupus Foundation of America have announced that they have joined forces to publish the first open access journal dedicated to lupus. Lupus Science & Medicine™ will offer timely global access to the latest scientific advances in lupus.

General News | Oct. 24, 2013

Black Women Develop Lupus at Younger Age with More Life-Threatening Complications

There are substantial racial disparities in the burden of lupus, according to initial data from the largest and most far-reaching epidemiology study ever conducted on the disease lupus. New data from two registries, part of the National Lupus Patient Registry (NLPR), also reveal that black females disproportionately are burdened by lupus, a devastating and complicated autoimmune disease.

General News | Oct. 22, 2013

Lupus Foundation of America Announces 2013-2014 National Research Program Grantees

The Lupus Foundation of America just awarded new grants as part of its 2013-2014 National Research Program. The Foundation presents these awards to support promising areas of research where there is a gap in understanding or where there has not been adequate funding.

General News | Oct. 21, 2013

In Memoriam - Representative C.W. Bill Young

Representative Young was a champion for lupus and his outstanding national leadership in advancing biomedical research improved the quality of life for millions of Americans, including people living with lupus and their loved ones.