General News

General News | Sep. 09, 2014

Leading Orgs Take to the Hill to Discuss Need to Accelerate New Medicines for Lupus & Other Diseases

Lupus Foundation of America and Rheumatology Research Foundation hold congressional briefing

General News | Aug. 12, 2014

In Memory of Marilyn Sousa

A tribute to Marilyn Sousa, who was instrumental in helping to establish the Lupus Foundation of America in 1977.

General News | Aug. 07, 2014

Entertainer and Television Personality Nick Cannon Grand Marshals Walk to End Lupus Now in LA

Actor Ian Harding to serve as Walk Ambassador; More than 5,000 Los Angeles residents participate in the world’s largest lupus walk fundraising program

General News | Jul. 25, 2014

LFA Stimulates $7.6 Million in New Funding for Lupus Research and Education Programs

Our advocacy efforts are part of the Foundation’s comprehensive strategy to increase funding to solve the cruel mystery of lupus.

General News | Jul. 24, 2014

ESPN – Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas inspires teen with lupus

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas helps 13-year-old Amarissa Mauricio, who is living with lupus, recapture the pride and grace of gymnastics.

General News | Jul. 01, 2014

A New Generation of Researchers Enlisted in the Fight to Solve the ‘Cruel Mystery’

Lupus Foundation of America announces its 2014 National Lupus Research Program Summer Fellowships and Career Development Awards

General News | Jun. 25, 2014

Dr. Bruce Richardson Receives Lupus Insight Prize Recognizing Outstanding Contribution in Research

Bruce Richardson, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Michigan, was honored for his research findings that have made significant contributions to the field and have a high likelihood of generating further insights in understanding the disease.

General News | Jun. 11, 2014

Foundation Studies Provide Insight on New Ways to Improve Care and Management of Lupus

Data from two Lupus Foundation of America studies is being presented during the 2014 European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Congress, a major European medical conference focusing on the field of rheumatology.