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).
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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.
LFA Florida is privileged to offer an annual $5,000 scholarship to support educational expenses of a Florida resident diagnosed with lupus.
View upcoming support groups, educational programs, fundraising events, and more.
NEW LOCATION! Take a walk on the wild side after hours at the Palm Beach Zoo. When the sun sets, the fun begins!
2014 Walk to End Lupus Now
April 26, 2014
THANK YOU for a fantastic walk! We had 300 registered participants in our second annual walk -- doubling our participation last year! We still need your help reaching our $35,000 goal. Please make your donation today! We will accept donations until April 22.
An elegant evening raising funds and awareness for the fight against lupus.
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!
Team Captains, RSVP today and bring your teammates, friends and coworkers to the Launch Party for the Kansas City Walk To End Lupus Now!
Register today for this empowering day! Let's take lupus from a whisper to a shout!
Be part of the Lupus Foundation of America’s Walk to End Lupus Now™ event — America’s largest lupus walk Register Start a Team Donate
Read about last year's spectacular event.