Research News

Research News | Mar. 01, 2017

Voclosporin Clinical Study Achieves High Complete Remission Rates for Lupus Nephritis

This data comes as welcome news for patients with lupus-related kidney disease.

Research News | Feb. 07, 2017

New Grants Announced to Support Research in Pediatrics and Underrepresented Communities

The Foundation is currently accepting applications from lupus investigators and student researchers for our Career Development and Student Summer Fellowship grant programs.

Research News | Dec. 13, 2016

21st Century Cures Act Signed into Law

In a victory for research advocates, on December 13, President Barack Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law.

Research News | Dec. 09, 2016

FDA Grants Fast Track Status for Neovacs’ study of IFNα Kinoid in Lupus

Fast Track is a process designed to expedite FDA review and get important new drugs to the patient earlier.

Research News | Dec. 07, 2016

LFA Praises Congress for Advancing 21st Century Cures Legislation

Over a year of advocacy efforts have paid off as the bill now moves to the President for signature.

Research News | Dec. 02, 2016

New Research!America Fact Sheet on Lupus

Lupus is the feature of a new publication by the largest non-profit alliance committed to making medical research a national priority.

Research News | Nov. 15, 2016

LFA-Funded Study Helps Expedite Drug Development

This week, LFA-supported researchers will share results of a study that could help expedite the delivery of new and safer therapies to people with lupus.

Research News | Nov. 02, 2016

Aurina Announces Plans for Single Phase III Clinical Trial for Voclosporin

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals announced its plans for a single Phase III clinical trial for voclosporin in the treatment of lupus nephritis.