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.

Jul. 01, 2014

Emory University Doctoral Student among a New Generation of Lupus Researchers Enlisted in the Fight

Laura Plantinga, a doctoral student in epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, has been awarded a fellowship from the Lupus Foundation of America, the only national force dedicated to solving the cruel mystery of lupus.

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.

May. 05, 2014

Public Urged to Take Action to Fight the ‘Cruel Mystery’ Affecting Millions Worldwide

Oct. 24, 2013

African American women develop lupus at a younger age with more complications

Atlanta - There are substantial racial disparities in the burden of lupus, according to initial data from the largest and most far-reaching study ever conducted on the disease and published online today by the journal, Arthritis and Rheumatism. The data also confirms that black females disproportionately are burdened by lupus, a devastating and complicated autoimmune disease.

Aug. 01, 2013

The Lupus Foundation of America Elects Two New Members to its National Board of Directors

The Lupus Foundation of America announced the election of two new directors to its national board of directors.

Jul. 12, 2013

National Lupus Advocacy Summit - 2013 Recap

Watch a video recap of the 2013 National Lupus Advocacy Summit.

Jul. 12, 2013

Activists Heard: Senate Committee Boosts Lupus Research Funding

The Lupus Foundation of America applauds the efforts of the Senate Appropriations Committee to ensure that funding for research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and lupus programs are a priority.