Blog | Feb. 17, 2015

An Update on Recent Hydroxychloroquine Shortages

When the Lupus Foundation of America became aware of a hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil®) shortage, we set out to discover the root of problem. While we still have limited information, we want to alert our constituents to the facts of the situation.

Research News | Feb. 03, 2015

Symposium Sheds Light on Clinical Trials

At a scientific symposium in San Francisco last month, some of the country’s foremost experts on lupus shared their insights about the current state of lupus clinical trial design. Read more.

General News | Jan. 15, 2015

Lupus Organizations Collaborate to Further Advance Lupus Research

The request for nominations for the Lupus Insight Prize will open January 15, 2015 and will be awarded at the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) annual meeting in San Diego this June.

Blog | Nov. 17, 2014

American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2014 – Day 2

Today’s sessions will focus on pediatric lupus and biomarkers, including a Foundation-funded research program about pediatric lupus in South Africa. Learn more!

General News | Nov. 15, 2014

Lupus Research Studies Widen Understanding

Foundation-funded research studies highlighted at premier rheumatology meeting in Boston.

Research News | Oct. 29, 2014

Study Identifies Possible Method to Block Production of Antibodies Associated with Lupus

Lupus Foundation of America supported study demonstrates that blocking STAT5 reduces the production of CD154 by half.

Research News | Oct. 20, 2014

Intensive Follow-Up Recommended for People Diagnosed with Lupus During Childhood

Adolescent-onset lupus has worse prognosis and increased risk of lupus-related kidney disease and death.

General News | Sep. 30, 2014

Foundation Announces Pediatric Lupus Research Grantee & LIFELINE Grant Program™ Recipients

The Lupus Foundation of America announced four grants that will allow lupus investigators to continue critical lupus research. Another grant will be used to develop a groundbreaking diagnostic tool for children with lupus-related kidney inflammation, or lupus nephritis.