Mar. 21, 2013

LFA Applauds Congress for Passing Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act

The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for funding vital lupus research and education programs.

Feb. 04, 2013

Lupus Foundation of America Announces New Career Development Award

The Lupus Foundation of America is inviting applications for its new Career Development Award to facilitate the professional development of fellows working in the fields of rheumatology, nephrology, and dermatology who are specifically interested in conducting lupus research.

Sep. 29, 2012

Celebrities Join Thousands of Los Angeles Residents to Walk for Lupus

Celebrities donned purple and joined a sea of 5,000 Los Angeles residents to participate in the sixth annual Walk for Lupus Now held at Exposition Park on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Sep. 17, 2012

UK Health Care Cost Watchdog Will Re-evaluate Guidance Against Benlysta

Britain’s national health care cost watchdog says it is reconsidering its decision to recommend against the coverage of the drug Benlysta® for people with lupus, following an appeal by the drug’s developer GlaxoSmithKline.

Aug. 23, 2012

Peter Schwab Elected Chair of Lupus Foundation of America’s National Board of Directors

Peter Schwab was elected July 15 as the new chair of the Lupus Foundation of America’s National Board of Directors. Mr. Schwab will provide organizational leadership and oversee the Foundation’s work to raise awareness about lupus, and bring more research dollars into the fight against this potentially life-threatening disease that affects 1.5 million Americans.

Jul. 27, 2012

August Issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism Highlights Updated Criteria for Lupus

The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is pleased to report that the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics’ (SLICC) research paper on updated classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has been published in the August 2012 issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism.