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General News | Sep. 11, 2013

The Lupus Foundation of America Helps Pave the Way for Access to Future Lupus Treatments

New study reinforces need for Patients’ Access to Treatments Act (H.R. 460) to reduce excessive financial burden placed on people with chronic diseases

General News | Jul. 12, 2013

Activists Heard! Senate Committee Boosts Lupus Research Funding

Senate Appropriations Committee approves a draft of the fiscal year (FY) 2014 Labor-Health and Human Services-Education appropriations bill.

General News | Jul. 09, 2013

New National Lupus Awareness Campaign Encourages Discussion Between Physicians and Patients

GlaxoSmithKline has launched a new national lupus awareness campaign and website to encourage an honest discussion between physicians and lupus patients.

General News | Jun. 24, 2013

Lupus Activists on Capitol Hill Urge Congress To Expand Research

On June 25, 250 lupus activists from across the nation will take to Capitol Hill to make their voices heard and urge Congress to support expanding the medical research effort on lupus and access to treatments during the Lupus Foundation of America’s National Lupus Advocacy Summit.

General News | Jun. 03, 2013

Summer Fellowships and Career Development Award Announced - Grants Seek to Spur Careers in Research

Awards Will Support Efforts of Tomorrow’s Lupus Thought Leaders to Solve the Cruel Mystery of this Unpredictable and Devastating Disease

General News | May. 31, 2013

Lupus Organizations Unite to Stimulate Advances in Lupus Research

Lupus organizations have come together to launch a first-of-a-kind initiative to encourage scientific advances in lupus research with the Lupus Insight Prize.

General News | May. 30, 2013

Dr. Mark J. Shlomchik Selected as the First Recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize

Mark J. Shlomchik, M.D., Ph.D., the new incoming Chair of Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh, has been selected as the first recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize.

General News | May. 16, 2013

Lupus Educational Curriculum Developed to Address Diagnosis Challenges

A new medical education curriculum to help medical professionals make early diagnosis of lupus has been unveiled by representatives of The Lupus Initiative in Washington, DC.