The Lupus Foundation of America announced four grants that will allow lupus investigators to continue critical lupus research. Another grant will be used to develop a groundbreaking diagnostic tool for children with lupus-related kidney inflammation, or lupus nephritis.
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The Lupus Foundation of America congratulates and welcomes the first 11 new research groups that have been awarded grants as part of the Accelerating Medicines Partnership in Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis (AMP Lupus and RA) Network.
Jennifer Mall, M.P.H. discusses her research project as part of her Gina Finzi Fellowship experience during the summer of 2014.
Study funded by the Foundation's National Lupus Research Program secures NIH planning grant to develop a multi-center trial of mesenchymal stem cells.
Our advocacy efforts are part of the Foundation’s comprehensive strategy to increase funding to solve the cruel mystery of lupus.
Bruce Richardson, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Michigan, was honored for his research findings that have made significant contributions to the field and have a high likelihood of generating further insights in understanding the disease.
Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014. While this funding brings some good news in the fight against lupus, the Act only restores some of the money to the NIH that was previously cut through the automatic spending reductions (sequestration).
The Lupus Foundation of America will partner with the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) to support a new $230 million, five-year initiative that will accelerate the ability to develop new medicines for lupus and other diverse and complex diseases.
New LIFELINE Grant Will Help Sustain Lupus Research That’s at the Brink of Breakthrough.
Our research, education and advocacy programs in 2013 contributed advances that are helping to solve the cruel mystery of lupus.
The Lupus Foundation of America just awarded new grants as part of its 2013-2014 National Research Program. The Foundation presents these awards to support promising areas of research where there is a gap in understanding or where there has not been adequate funding.
Senate Appropriations Committee approves a draft of the fiscal year (FY) 2014 Labor-Health and Human Services-Education appropriations bill.
Awards Will Support Efforts of Tomorrow’s Lupus Thought Leaders to Solve the Cruel Mystery of this Unpredictable and Devastating Disease
Lupus organizations have come together to launch a first-of-a-kind initiative to encourage scientific advances in lupus research with the Lupus Insight Prize.
Mark J. Shlomchik, M.D., Ph.D., the new incoming Chair of Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh, has been selected as the first recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize.
Congress funds vital lupus research and education programs by passing The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act (H.R. 933).
Award is Created to Support Clinician-Scientists Transition From Training to Independent Careers in Lupus Research.
Dr. Susan Manzi will receive the Clinical Practice Award from the Pennsylvania chapter of the American College of Physicians, to recgognize her service to people with lupus.
Dr. Ellen M. Ginzler Honored With Hess Award; Dr. Diane Leigh Kamen Receives Stevens Prize for Contributions to Lupus Research.
Grants Given to Researchers Conducting Studies that Advance Science and Medicine of Lupus.
Mayor Bloomberg applauded honorees at the Lupus Foundation of America’s Butterfly Gala and the Foundation for its role in improving the lives of people with lupus.
New York City Event Raises Funds for Lupus Research, Education, and Advocacy at the Lupus Foundation of America’s annual Butterfly Gala in New York City..
2012 Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Fellowship Program Grantees Awarded
Leaders from government and industry were honored for their leadership in encouraging investments in life-saving services for people affected by lupus.
Today, the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) announced new research grants awarded to fund critical areas of research where gaps exist in the understanding and knowledge of lupus including: pediatric lupus, cutaneous (skin) lupus, mid-to-late stage translational research, adult stem cells, and neuropsychiatric lupus, which affects the brain and nervous system. The LFA’s National Research Program: Bringing Down the Barriers, is committed to accelerating the pace of medical discovery in lupus and directing support toward promising areas of study where other public and private organizations have not focused their efforts.
A report on a study funded by the Lupus Foundation of America found that males required a higher number of lupus susceptible genes to develop the disease.
Lupus Foundation of America Applauds Congress for Funding Vital Lupus Research/Education Initiatives
The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for including vital lupus funding in the Fiscal Year 2012 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.
LFA Funded Studies Focused on Advancing Research and Improving Quality of Life for People with Lupus
Investigators Present Research Findings at 2011 American College of Rheumatology Scientific Meeting.
The Lupus Foundation of America presented Graciela S. Alarcón, M.D., M.P.H, with the prestigious 2011 Evelyn V. Hess, M.D., M.A.C.P., M.A.C.R., Research Award.
The Lupus Foundation of America is pleased to announce the 2011 Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Fellowship Program grantees.
Funds raised at the LFA Butterfly Gala in New York City will strengthen and expand local research, education, and support services in the Greater New York area.
The HealthWell Foundation® announces the launch of a new fund supporting treatment for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) Congratulates Trine Jorgensen, Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic Foundation and I-Cheng Ho, M.D., Ph.D., Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Several celebrities and a crowd of 600 people celebrated a new era of lupus at Lupus Foundation of America's National Butterfly Gala in Washington, D.C.
Musician and philanthropist Julian Lennon, Global Ambassador for Lupus Foundation of America, is encouraging people around the world to join to observe World Lupus Day.
LFA to honor Roch Doliveux, Chief Executive Officer, UCB; U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (MS); and Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health.
Eduardo Xol from ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Named the 2011 Walk for Lupus Now Grand Marshal.
Advocates from across the country will band together for lupus and urge Members of Congress to support increased federal funding for lupus research, awareness, and education.
Join us for our third annual Southwest Florida Walk to end Lupus now in Naples. Lets rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.
We are heading back to the Palm Beach Zoo for our South Florida Spring Walk to End Lupus Now! Please join us as we rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.
Please join us! Celebrating our 15th Anniversary of this important event raising funds for lupus research! Reception Silent Auction Mystery Raffle begins at 11:00 AM Luncheon at Noon Fashion Show 12:45 PM to 1:30 PM $55 per person
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An elegant evening raising funds and awareness for the fight against lupus.
Walk to End Lupus Now - MADISON is a fun family event! The non-competitive one-mile or three-mile walk will starts at the Fireman's Park in Middleton, WI and continues through the Pheasant Branch Conservancy Trail System. The walk is followed by a light snack and entertainment.
Space is limited, so reserve your tickets today! Payment can be sent to Lupus Blacklight Zumba, 208 N Pinecrest, Wichita, KS 67208. For more information please call us!
Register today for this empowering day! Let's take lupus from a whisper to a shout!
Read about last year's spectacular event.