Research News

Research News | Mar. 15, 2016

Low Rates of Organ Damage Shown in Long-term Use of Benlysta®

According to lead author, Dr. Ian Bruce, at the University of Manchester, UK, the results are encouraging

Research News | Feb. 12, 2016

Faster Progress to New Treatments: Study Points to Improvements in Clinical Trial Design

A new study points to specific changes companies can make in clinical trials so that, in the future, clearer data can lead us closer to a cure.

Research News | Feb. 12, 2016

Early Treatment is Key to Minimize Infections in People with Lupus

A new study looked specifically at rates of hospitalization for serious infections among people with lupus.

Research News | Aug. 03, 2015

New Study Highlights the Relationship between Adherence, ER Visits and Hospitalizations

Further studies may lead to interventions that improve the health outcomes of people with lupus.

Research News | Mar. 16, 2015

Foundation-Funded Study Identifies Lupus Related Gene that Affects Adult Stem Cells

A new research study by Foundation grantee Dr. Laurence Morel identifies a lupus related gene that affects adult mesenchymal stem cells. Read more.

Research News | Mar. 13, 2015

Corticosteroid Use and Lupus

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.

Research News | Mar. 02, 2015

New Research Project Aims to Help Minorities 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.

Research News | Feb. 03, 2015

Symposium Sheds Light on Clinical Trials

At a scientific symposium in San Francisco last month, some of the country’s foremost experts on lupus shared their insights about the current state of lupus clinical trial design. Read more.