Research News

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 | Aug. 15, 2016

Phase IIB Clinical Trial of Voclosporin Successfully Achieves Primary Endpoint

Trial results offer hope of a more effective and tolerable treatment option to manage lupus-related kidney disease.

Research News | Jun. 17, 2016

Three Ways You Can Improve Lupus Research

Participating in research can be a rewarding experience, and is essential to improve the quality of life of people with lupus.

Research News | Jun. 14, 2016

PARTNERS to Participate in $4 Million Research Study Comparing Stress Management Approaches

The study will examine the medical impact of mindfulness interventions for lupus patients.

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. 09, 2014

New Tool Helps to Ensure Better Representation of Minorities in Future Lupus Quality of Life Studies

Researchers now have a cost effective tool to help them better understand the burden of disease among populations at high risk for developing lupus. Learn more.

Research News | Oct. 28, 2013

In Treatment Adherence Study, Many Medicaid Beneficiaries Struggled to Stay on Medications

Researchers from the University of California and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston recently examined adherence among Medicaid beneficiaries with lupus to prescribed medications and found the patients were not following treatment plans, putting themselves at risk for poor outcomes.