Study examines the effects of the antimalarial drug, hydroxycloroquine, on antiphospholipid antibodies that are responsible for pregnancy complications in women with lupus and antiphospholipid syndrome.
Lupus Foundation of America medical director Dr. Joan Merrill discusses a recently completed a study that may help to improve the design for future lupus clinical trials and secure approval of new safe and more tolerable treatments for lupus.
Dr. Miriam Kaufman discusses a smartphone app that helps adolescents make the transition from pediatric to adult lupus care.
Dr. Hermine Brunner of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital discusses her research on health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with lupus.
Dr. Gary Gilkeson of the Medical University of South Carolina discusses his Lupus Foundation of America funded study on the potential use of human mesenchymal stem cells as a therapy for lupus.
Dr. Kenneth Kalunian discusses the Lupus Foundation of America Collective Data Analysis Initiative (LFA CDAI) which is providing insight into the impact various background medications may have on lupus clinical trial outcomes.
Dr. Murray Urowitz discusses current and potential new therapies for managing lupus.
Dr. Richard Furie of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System provides an overview of how lupus is treated.