Lupus in the kidneys, also known as nephritis, can be difficult. Dr. Joan T. Merrill, Lupus Foundation of America's Medical Director, explains the risk for lupus in the kidneys, current treatment options, and hope for the future.
Sandra C. Raymond, President and CEO of Lupus Foundation of America, was featured on BioCentury This Week to speak about lupus and the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP). Watch now!
Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014. While this funding brings some good news in the fight against lupus, the Act only restores some of the money to the NIH that was previously cut through the automatic spending reductions (sequestration).
In 2011, Bonnie and Todd Kassel learned their 12-year-old daughter Taylor was diagnosed with lupus nephritis. Their angst transformed into lupus awareness, advocacy and action. Read more.
This valuable tool will help doctors prevent atherosclerosis, a life-threatening complication of lupus.
Results from a small pilot study provide hope that lupus disease activity can be suppressed in children with lupus. Read more.
The Lupus Foundation of America will partner with the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) to support a new $230 million, five-year initiative that will accelerate the ability to develop new medicines for lupus and other diverse and complex diseases.
New LIFELINE Grant Will Help Sustain Lupus Research That’s at the Brink of Breakthrough.