Jan. 02, 2014

Newly identified immune receptor may activate B cells in autoimmunity

A newly identified immune protein influences each person’s response to vaccines and risk for autoimmune diseases like lupus and multiple sclerosis.

Dec. 20, 2013

Putting Lupus in Permanent Remission

Northwestern Medicine® scientists have successfully tested a nontoxic therapy that suppresses Lupus in blood samples of people with the autoimmune disease.

Dec. 19, 2013

Cancer Risk May Be Higher Among Young Patients with Lupus

Children with lupus may have a higher risk for developing cancer – especially blood cancers such as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and leukemia – compared to children without lupus.

Dec. 19, 2013

Lupus Foundation of America Marks Tenth Anniversary of Lupus Now® Magazine

2013 Marks the 10th Anniversary for the LupusNow Magazine. Order yours today!

Jun. 13, 2014

Dr. Bruce Richardson Selected as the Second Recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize

Bruce Richardson, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Michigan, has been selected as the second recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize. The award provides $200,000 for use in innovative research on lupus, an unpredictable and sometimes fatal autoimmune disease that affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans.

Sep. 11, 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. 11, 2013

Dr. Mark J. Shlomchik Selected as the First Recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize

The first-of-a-kind award provides $200,000 for use in innovative research on lupus, an unpredictable and sometimes fatal autoimmune disease that affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans.

Sep. 11, 2013

New National Lupus Awareness Campaign Encourages Discussion Between Physicians and Patients

An open dialogue between physicians and patients is critical to ensuring patients receive the best care and treatment possible.