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Research News | Jun. 23, 2016

2016 Lupus Insight Prize Presented to Dr. Ann Marshak-Rothstein

Dr. Marshak-Rothstein will use the $200,000 award to advance her groundbreaking research into cutaneous lupus and autoimmunity.

Research News | May. 16, 2016

New Study: Predicting Risk of Miscarriage During First Trimester

A new study suggests that testing positive for lupus anticoagulant antibodies in the first trimester of pregnancy is the strongest predictor of pregnancy loss in women with lupus.

Research News | Jan. 19, 2016

Pregnancy & Lupus: Updates from the 2015 American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

The research presented brings the promise of better outcomes for pregnant women with lupus and their babies.

Research News | May. 13, 2015

Study Sheds Light on Racial Differences in Depression Symptoms for Youths with Lupus

A new study conducted by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia takes a closer look at depression and anxiety in children with lupus.

Research News | Apr. 08, 2015

Foundation Grantees Answer Some Complex Questions of Pregnancy in Lupus

Foundation grantees Dr. Jill Buyon and Dr. Jane Salmon recently presented results from their research on pregnancy in women with lupus. Read more.

Research News | Feb. 17, 2015

New Study Finds Answers about Lupus Activity during Pregnancy

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.

Research News | Feb. 17, 2015

New Findings Give Hope for Better Testing for Severe Lupus Nephritis

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.

Research News | Jan. 15, 2015

Managing Lupus During Pregnancy

Insights from the 2014 American College of Rheumatology Reproductive Health Summit