Blog | Mar. 06, 2014

Lupus in the Kidney: What are the risks and what can be done about it?

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.

General News | Mar. 04, 2014

Sandra C. Raymond Featured on BioCentury This Week

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!

Blog | Feb. 18, 2014

Excited About Funding Increases? Not So fast.

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).

Blog | Feb. 04, 2014

The Kassel Family Steps Up and Makes a Big Difference

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.

Research News | Feb. 04, 2014

Test Panel Found Effective in Predicting Risk of Atherosclerosis in Women with Lupus

This valuable tool will help doctors prevent atherosclerosis, a life-threatening complication of lupus.

Research News | Feb. 04, 2014

Pilot Study Testing a Combination of Immunosuppressive Drugs Holds Promise for Children with Lupus

Results from a small pilot study provide hope that lupus disease activity can be suppressed in children with lupus. Read more.

General News | Feb. 04, 2014

NIH Announces Partnership to Accelerate Development of New Treatments for Lupus & Other Diseases

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.

General News | Jan. 23, 2014

Lupus Foundation of America Accepting Applications to Fund Lupus Research Studies

New LIFELINE Grant Will Help Sustain Lupus Research That’s at the Brink of Breakthrough.