Foundation grantees Dr. Jill Buyon and Dr. Jane Salmon recently presented results from their research on pregnancy in women with lupus. Read more.
April 1 is the deadline for late-breaking abstract submissions and for registration by poster presenters at the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCiS) Annual Meeting June 24-27 in San Diego.
LFA-REAL aims to improve health and quality of life for people with lupus.
A new research study by Foundation grantee Dr. Laurence Morel identifies a lupus related gene that affects adult mesenchymal stem cells. Read more.
Part of a new analysis from the ongoing Hopkins Lupus Cohort provides new knowledge that may help physicians make decisions about gradually reducing corticosteroid doses in people with lupus.
Jasvinder Singh, M.D., a prominent researcher in rheumatic disease, has been awarded a $1.5 million, three year grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute for a decision aid to help doctors and their African-American and Hispanic lupus patients with kidney disease choose the best treatment for each individual patient.
At the 2014 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, Dr. Sara K. Tedesch presented her study on the relationship between lupus activity prior to getting pregnant and during pregnancy. The Lupus Foundation of America conducted a Q&A with Dr. Tedeschi about her study.
Lupus-related kidney inflammation (lupus nephritis) is one of the most common and serious complications of lupus. However, a new study demonstrates that an understudied inflammation pathway in lupus may bring researchers closer to developing a novel blood-based test that could predict the progression of kidney failure.