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The Foundation’s efforts have stimulated advances in lupus research that have provided insight into the underlying causes of lupus and its progression, and created unprecedented opportunities to expand the future knowledge base for the disease.
Lupus has manifested itself in different ways sporadically throughout my early life; I just did not know there was a name to it.
Both of my parents emigrated from Greece. They had an arranged marriage, and had never even met until the week before their marriage. Only Greek was spoken in our home. Read More
As a college student at the University of Iowa, I felt I had the world at my doorstep. I was very involved in academic and extra-curricular activities and held leadership positions in my sorority. Read More
It’s been a long tough road, and as someone who has struggled for much of my life with a serious illness, my biggest thrill is that, today, I’m able to accomplish many of my goals. Read More