General News | Sep. 09, 2014

Leading Orgs Take to the Hill to Discuss Need to Accelerate New Medicines for Lupus & Other Diseases

Lupus Foundation of America and Rheumatology Research Foundation hold congressional briefing

Blog | Sep. 09, 2014

New Partnership to Accelerate Lupus Medicine Development

Increasing funding for lupus research is a top priority for the Lupus Foundation of America. We urge Congress to robustly fund the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest source of biomedical research (and lupus) funding in the country.

Blog | Sep. 03, 2014

September Walk to End Lupus Now™ Events

Thousands of people across the country will walk and raise funds for lupus research, education, and awareness efforts. Watch our video to see why we walk now!

Video | Aug. 07, 2014

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Events in the Pittsburgh Lupus Cohort Over 20 Years

Jennifer Mall, M.P.H. discusses her research project as part of her Gina Finzi Fellowship experience during the summer of 2014.

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.