General News | Aug. 12, 2014

In Memory of Marilyn Sousa

A tribute to Marilyn Sousa, who was instrumental in helping to establish the Lupus Foundation of America in 1977.

Blog | Aug. 18, 2014

Five Lessons Health Advocates Can Teach Us

Health advocates are part of a new profession to help patients remove barriers to the care they want and need. This emerging field helps patients by building skills and connecting them to resources so patients can participate and drive their health care experience and make the best decisions possible.

General News | Aug. 07, 2014

Entertainer and Television Personality Nick Cannon Grand Marshals Walk to End Lupus Now in LA

Actor Ian Harding to serve as Walk Ambassador; More than 5,000 Los Angeles residents participate in the world’s largest lupus walk fundraising program

Blog | Aug. 04, 2014

A Family Affair

Valentina Vergati and her husband Eric are the recent winners of Brides Live Wedding 2014. Valentina, whose father and younger sister were both diagnosed with lupus, is an active member of the Lupus Foundation of America, Lone Star Chapter and explains what lupus means to her.

Research News | Aug. 01, 2014

Clinical Trial of Adult Stem Cells Takes Another Step Forward

Study funded by the Foundation's National Lupus Research Program secures NIH planning grant to develop a multi-center trial of mesenchymal stem cells.

Research News | Jul. 31, 2014

Mixed Results for Phase II Clinical Study of Atacicept in Lupus

Flare rates among participants receiving a low dose of the b-cell blocker did not meet primary endpoint but were lower for individuals receiving a higher dose.

General News | Jul. 25, 2014

LFA Stimulates $7.6 Million in New Funding for Lupus Research and Education Programs

Our advocacy efforts are part of the Foundation’s comprehensive strategy to increase funding to solve the cruel mystery of lupus.

General News | Jul. 24, 2014

ESPN – Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas inspires teen with lupus

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas helps 13-year-old Amarissa Mauricio, who is living with lupus, recapture the pride and grace of gymnastics.