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General News | Mar. 20, 2012

Lupus Foundation of America Addresses Lupus Communication Gaps

Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline released results of a survey highlighting a communication gap between people with lupus and the people who care for them.

General News | Jan. 30, 2012

New Test Shows Promise for Measuring Lupus Nephritis Activity

A pilot study shows early signs that a protein in the blood called C4d could serve as an indicator of lupus nephritis activity in people with lupus.

General News | Jan. 06, 2012

LFA Funded Research Sheds New Light on Men and Lupus

A report on a study funded by the Lupus Foundation of America found that males required a higher number of lupus susceptible genes to develop the disease.

General News | Dec. 17, 2011

Lupus Foundation of America Applauds Congress for Funding Vital Lupus Research/Education Initiatives

The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for including vital lupus funding in the Fiscal Year 2012 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.

General News | Nov. 08, 2011

Research Study Finds Higher Numbers of People With Lupus

Dr. S. Sam Lim presents data showing black women have a significantly higher incidence of systemic lupus erythematosus than most reports in the scientific literature.

General News | Nov. 03, 2011

“Strike While the Iron is Hot” How the Lupus Initiative is Advancing Rheumatology

The Rhuematologist features "The Lupus Initiative," a national health care provider education initiative to improve lupus diagnosis, treatment, and management among minorities.

General News | Oct. 03, 2011

LFA Congratulates the 2011 Nobel Prize in Medicine Recipients for Immune System Discoveries

LFA congratulates Bruce A. Beutle, Jules A. Hoffmann, and Ralph M. Steinman for receiving the 2011 Nobel Prize in Medicine.

General News | Aug. 23, 2011

The U.S. Department of Defense Awards $2.3 Million in Funding for Lupus Research

The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) Congratulates Trine Jorgensen, Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic Foundation and I-Cheng Ho, M.D., Ph.D., Brigham and Women’s Hospital