A single test that can help diagnose a complex disease like lupus by ruling out other potential diseases could help physicians reach a definitive diagnosis in a shorter period of time. The AVISE™ SLE test has been shown to do just that.
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Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine and Intel Corporation have created a novel silicon chip that can help identify people with a particularly severe form of lupus.
Scientists could be a step closer to identifying and treating early cases of lupus, before the onset of organ-damaging illness.
Dr. John Harley, director of the Division of Rheumatology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, provides an overview of how lupus is diagnosed.
Dr. Meenakshi Jolly, of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, discusses the results of a study to validate an instrument to measure disease activity and quality of life.
Dr. Michelle Petri of the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center discusses the results of a study that evaluated revised criteria for diagnosing lupus.
Program provides lupus education to nurses, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians.
Dr. Amy Kao of the Allegheny-Singer Research Institute in Pittsburgh, discusses her research to evaluate the use of CD4 molecules on T-cells as a possible marker for diagnosing lupus nephritis and the potential benefits of a marker for this serious complication of lupus.
Meeting Agenda: Opening Remarks, Educational Seminar, Board Elections, Cathy Lee Iczkowski Service Award, Butterfly of Hope Recognition Awards, Walk Award Presentations, Volunteer Recognition Awards, Closing Remarks.
Our Annual Lupus Symposium in Augusta has moved to March 22, 2014!