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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 | Oct. 18, 2013

US Department of Defense Provides Another $1.8 Million to Support Research on Lupus

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Medical Research Program announces two new lupus research grant awards, bringing the total DoD funds to date for support of lupus research to $14 million.

General News | Sep. 28, 2013

Learn About the New Health Insurance Marketplace

The Health Insurance Marketplace offers coverage to many Americans who currently do not have health insurance. We have gathered relevant links to help you locate the information you need to know.

General News | Feb. 09, 2012

Latest “Royal Pains” Episode Highlights Lupus Nephritis

In an episode of the USA Network show, Royal Pains, the character of Jack O'Malley is not following his doctor’s directions for treatment of lupus nephritis.

General News | Nov. 16, 2011

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Results of Study of CellCept® for Lupus Nephritis

The New England Journal of Medicine published results from a long-term study for the treatment of lupus nephritis.

General News | Nov. 07, 2011

New Study Sheds Light on the Challenges of Developing Lupus Treatments

Lupus Foundation of America Funded Research First to Use Pooled Data from Previous Treatment Trials.

General News | Oct. 31, 2011

Lupus Organizations Around the Globe Urge NICE to Provide Coverage for Benlysta®

National lupus organizations, and individuals with lupus and their families around the world, are rallying to protect access to new treatments of lupus.

General News | Jul. 13, 2011

Health Canada and European Medicines Agency Approves BENLYSTA™

Health Canada and European Regulators have approved BENLYSTA™.