Sep. 05, 2013

Pilot Study Sheds Light on a Potential New Approach for Treating Lupus Nephritis

Lupus nephritis, which can damage and scar the kidneys, is one of the most common and serious complications of lupus. This new study suggests that with the right induction regimen, it may be possible to avoid maintenance (long-term) treatment with oral steroids.

Sep. 05, 2013

Adult Stems Cells in the Treatment of Lupus - Where are we now?

Cell based therapies are a growing interest in all areas of medicine as they are viewed as long term solutions rather than temporary fixes. A recent journal article highlights progress made in better understanding the potential for two basic types of adult stem cells.

Sep. 05, 2013

Watch our Video: Advancing Science - Improving Lives

Our national lupus research program aggressively seeks to advance the science and medicine of lupus and to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus.

Sep. 05, 2013

Learn Why Lupus is a Cruel Mystery

Learn what makes lupus so different from many other diseases and why lupus is a cruel mystery.