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.
Lupus Foundation of America supported study finds combination therapy that includes hydroxychloroquine may be beneficial to pregnant patients with lupus and/or antiphospholipid syndrome.
The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for enacting the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, H.R. 3547 which provides funding for vital lupus research and education programs.