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Research News | Jun. 23, 2016

Research on Infections Reveals Inequality Between the Sexes

In some diseases, like lupus, sex-based differences may be the key to unlocking the mysteries and getting closer to treatments and cures.

Research News | Jun. 23, 2016

2016 Lupus Insight Prize Presented to Dr. Ann Marshak-Rothstein

Dr. Marshak-Rothstein will use the $200,000 award to advance her groundbreaking research into cutaneous lupus and autoimmunity.

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.

General News | Jun. 16, 2016

$5 Million for Lupus Research Passes Second Critical Hurdle

The provision was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives' Appropriations Committee.

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.

General News | Jun. 09, 2016

Lupus Foundation of America Announces Collective Data Analysis Initiative Results at EULAR 2016

Today, the Lupus Foundation of America announced results of a first-of-its-kind study that could expedite the delivery of new and safer therapies to people with lupus.

General News | Mar. 24, 2016

2016 Lupus Insight Prize Call for Nominations Underway

Lupus Organizations Continue Collaborating to Spark Innovation and Scientific Advances in Lupus Research

Blog | Mar. 14, 2016

A Faster Track to Lupus Treatments and Cures

General News | Feb. 23, 2016

Lupus Foundation of America Accepting Applications to Expedite Progress in Lupus Research

Through a rigorous peer-review process, the Foundation will fund the most promising research focused on improving the quality of life for people with lupus.

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.

General News | Jan. 13, 2016

National Institutes of Health Releases Plan to Expedite Lupus Treatments and Cures

The research plan identifies and examines opportunities to increase scientific understanding of lupus, which will ultimately lead to safer and more effective treatments and, eventually, curative strategies

Blog | Dec. 18, 2015

Congress Increases Funding for Lupus in 2016

Congress voted to pass the Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 2029) that will fund the federal government for 2016. Thanks to the leadership of the Lupus Foundation of America and our vast network of dedicated lupus activists, the bill provides significant funding increases and vital support for lupus research and education programs.

Blog | Dec. 16, 2015

Congress Increases Funding for Lupus in 2016

Last night, Congress unveiled its Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 2029) that will fund the federal government for 2016. Thanks to the leadership of the Lupus Foundation of America and our vast network of dedicated lupus activists, the bill provides significant funding increases and vital support for lupus research and education programs. As the bill makes its way through Congress, we will keep you updated you on its progress.

Video | Nov. 12, 2015

Dr. Timothy B. Niewold Receives Mary Betty Stevens Young Investigator Prize for Early Achievements

Dr. Niewold's lab is mapping the genetic factors that cause autoimmune diseases and how variations can lead to disease onset.

Video | Nov. 11, 2015

Dr. Mariana Kaplan Receives Evelyn V. Hess Award Recognizing Her Achievements in Lupus Research

Dr. Kaplan describes her research to understand the role of inflammation in causing premature cardiovascular disease in lupus and the role of a specific white blood cell in causing lupus and its progression.

Podcasts | Nov. 11, 2015

Anifrolumab Shows Positive Results in Lupus during Phase II Clinical Study

Anifrolumab significantly reduced disease activity as measured by several SLE composite endpoints and improved symptoms of lupus.

Blog | Nov. 10, 2015

ACR 2015: Day 3 Roundup

With the last day of the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting upon us, we’re ready to bring you updates on the latest findings in lupus research.

Blog | Nov. 09, 2015

ACR 2015: Day 2 Roundup

We’re back for day two of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting in San Francisco.

General News | Nov. 09, 2015

Two Prominent Investigators Recognized For Their Achievements In Lupus Research

10th Anniversary of the Evelyn V. Hess Award Celebrates Past Honorees

Blog | Nov. 08, 2015

Live from San Francisco, it’s the 2015 ACR Annual Meeting

Our team is on the ground in San Francisco to bring you the latest in lupus research and live updates from the American College of Rheumatology's Annual Meeting.

General News | Nov. 07, 2015

Research Findings Provide Evidence of Progress and Hope For Improved Quality of Life

Eight LFA-supported research studies presented during the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting

General News | Oct. 01, 2015

Five New Research Studies Funded to Improve Quality of Life for People with Lupus

The Lupus Foundation of America research grants will support important studies on immune cells, pediatric lupus, stem cells, biomarkers, and environmental triggers of lupus.

Podcasts | Sep. 17, 2015

Safety and Efficacy of hCDR1 (Edratide) in Patients with Active Lupus

A new analysis of data from a phase II clinical study of Edratide support the need for additional longer term studies in lupus.

Podcasts | Sep. 16, 2015

End-stage Renal Disease Incidence Among Newly Diagnosed Lupus Patients

Dr. Laura Plantinga of Emory University discusses data from a study of end-stage renal disease among newly diagnosed lupus patients.

Podcasts | Aug. 27, 2015

Lupus Science and Medicine First Anniversary

To mark the first anniversary of Lupus Science and Medicine Harriet Vickers speaks to Dr. Ronald van Vollenhoven and Dr. Jill Buyon about notable published papers, publishing without an impact factor and what to expect from the journal in the coming year.

General News | Jul. 09, 2015

Lupus Foundation of America Announces 2015 Awards to Support Next Generation of Lupus Investigators

These research awards seek to develop the next generation of lupus scientific leaders by fostering an interest in lupus research careers.

General News | Jun. 24, 2015

Dr. George C. Tsokos Receives Lupus Insight Prize at FOCIS 2015

Grant Project Aims to Improve Lupus Nephritis Treatment

General News | Jun. 10, 2015

Activists Urge Congress To Expand Critical Funding for Lupus Research

Lupus Foundation of America Hosts Awards Dinner & 21st Century Cures Discussion

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.

General News | Jan. 29, 2015

Lupus Foundation of America Accepting Applications to Fund Critical Lupus Research

This year, the Foundation’s National Research Program will fund priority areas in lupus research, including new grants in environmental triggers of lupus and health outcomes in pediatric lupus.

Magazine | Jan. 16, 2015

Lupus in 2025

Lupus experts predict next years of progress

General News | Jan. 15, 2015

Lupus Organizations Collaborate to Further Advance Lupus Research

The request for nominations for the Lupus Insight Prize will open January 15, 2015 and will be awarded at the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) annual meeting in San Diego this June.

Blog | Dec. 27, 2014

2014: Raising the Profile of Lupus

Working together with stakeholders, we take great pride in the following 2014 accomplishments and advancements in lupus research and awareness.

Video | Dec. 18, 2014

The Changing Perspective on Lupus and Pregnancy

Dr. Jane Salmon reflects on the changing perspectives regarding lupus and pregnancy and her lifelong work to better understand the causes of pregnancy loss and organ damage in lupus.

Video | Dec. 18, 2014

Immune Cell Signaling, Gene Transcription and Mechanisms of Tissue Injury in Lupus

Dr. Tsokos is conducting research to explore the molecular origin of the multiple immune cell abnormalities in lupus, and to identify novel biomarkers for diagnosis and therapeutic targets for treatment.

Video | Dec. 18, 2014

Autoimmune Diseases Can Behave Differently During Pregnancy

Dr. Eliza Chakravarty is conducting research to advance understanding of immunological changes of pregnancies in women with lupus to gain insight and improve outcomes.

Video | Dec. 18, 2014

Impact of the Gut Metagenome on Autoimmunity

Dr. Diane Kamen is investigating whether microbes in the gut are capable of contributing to the development of lupus in African Americans with a genetic predisposition for the disease.

Video | Dec. 18, 2014

Lupus Nephritis Trials Network Seeks Improvement in Clinical Outcomes

The Lupus Nephritis Trials Network (LNTN) is a worldwide organization that brings researchers together with the shared goal of improving outcomes for patients with lupus nephritis.

Video | Dec. 18, 2014

MicroRNA in Pediatric Lupus Nephritis

Dr. Stacy P. Ardoin's research will help determine whether levels of microRNA in the urine can indicate lupus nephritis-related disease activity and damage in the kidneys of children with lupus.

Video | Dec. 18, 2014

Corporate Advisory Council Provides Industry Perspective to Bringing Down Scientific Barriers

The Lupus Foundation of America Corporate Advisory Council provides industry perspective helping identify and address barriers to lupus drug development.

General News | Dec. 15, 2014

Government Spending Bill Includes Funding for Vital Lupus Programs

Statement from Sandra C. Raymond, President and CEO of the Lupus Foundation of America

Video | Dec. 04, 2014

Understanding Burden of Pediatric Lupus and the Role of Race in Lupus Severity

Dr. Laura Lewandowski is conducting a study that will help to better understand the burden of pediatric lupus and the role of race in lupus severity.

Blog | Dec. 04, 2014

Lupus Research: Making Great Strides

Sarah Stothers, Lupus Foundation of America Health Educator, reports back about findings from American College of Rheumatology's Annual Meeting in Boston last month. Read more.

Blog | Nov. 27, 2014

Gratitude

During this season of gratitude, we are so thankful for caring and passionate supporters like you.

Blog | Nov. 19, 2014

American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2014 – Day 4

The annual American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting, a major event in the rheumatology community, is coming to an end today but our work doesn’t stop here.

Blog | Nov. 18, 2014

American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2014 – Day 3

We will be featuring Lupus Foundation of America initiatives and other Foundation-funded research today, as well as attending sessions on anti-phosopholipid syndrome and other sessions of interest to people living with lupus. Learn more!

Blog | Nov. 18, 2014

1st Anniversary of the First Open Access Online Research Journal Dedicated to Lupus

This week, we are celebrating the first anniversary of the official launch announcement of Lupus Science & Medicine™ the first-ever international, Open Access medical journal dedicated to advancing knowledge in the diagnosis, treatment and management of lupus and related diseases.

General News | Nov. 18, 2014

Three Lupus Investigators Recognized for Valuable Contributions in Research and Treatment

Lupus Foundation of America presents prestigious career awards during American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting

Blog | Nov. 17, 2014

American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2014 – Day 2

Today’s sessions will focus on pediatric lupus and biomarkers, including a Foundation-funded research program about pediatric lupus in South Africa. Learn more!

Blog | Nov. 16, 2014

We’re in Boston for the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2014!

The annual American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting is taking place November 15-19 in Boston, MA. Learn more.

Video | Nov. 15, 2014

LFA-REAL™ System is First-of-its-Kind Tool to Monitor Disease Activity

LFA-REAL is a two part system, based on a series of simple questions and observations, to determine a treatment’s impact on the patient’s health and daily life.

General News | Nov. 15, 2014

Lupus Research Studies Widen Understanding

Foundation-funded research studies highlighted at premier rheumatology meeting in Boston.

General News | Oct. 29, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense Announces $3.4 Million to Support Lupus Research

Award is the largest amount allocated to lupus since 2006

General News | Oct. 02, 2014

Foundation Responds to Eli Lilly and Company’s Release of Data from Clinical Trial of Tabalumab

Sandra C. Raymond, President & CEO of the Lupus Foundation of America, issued the following statement in response to Eli Lilly and Company’s announcement of the results of two Phase III clinical trials of tabalumab.

General News | Sep. 24, 2014

Foundation Welcomes NIH’s Accelerating Medicines Partnership in Lupus and RA Grantees

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.

Blog | Sep. 09, 2014

New Partnership to Accelerate Lupus Medicine Development

Increasing funding for lupus research is a top priority for the Lupus Foundation of America. We urge Congress to robustly fund the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest source of biomedical research (and lupus) funding in the country.

General News | Sep. 09, 2014

Leading Orgs Take to the Hill to Discuss Need to Accelerate New Medicines for Lupus & Other Diseases

Lupus Foundation of America and Rheumatology Research Foundation hold congressional briefing

Video | Aug. 07, 2014

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Events in the Pittsburgh Lupus Cohort Over 20 Years

Jennifer Mall, M.P.H. discusses her research project as part of her Gina Finzi Fellowship experience during the summer of 2014.

Video | Aug. 02, 2014

Adult Stem Cells in Lupus

Dr. Gary Gilkeson discusses the role of adult stem cells in the immune system and how they can be used to manage lupus.

Research News | Aug. 01, 2014

Clinical Trial of Adult Stem Cells Takes Another Step Forward

Study funded by the Foundation's National Lupus Research Program secures NIH planning grant to develop a multi-center trial of mesenchymal stem cells.

Research News | Jul. 31, 2014

Mixed Results for Phase II Clinical Study of Atacicept in Lupus

Flare rates among participants receiving a low dose of the b-cell blocker did not meet primary endpoint but were lower for individuals receiving a higher dose.

Podcasts | Jul. 23, 2014

Treat-to-Target in Lupus

Treat-to-Target is a treatment approach that has been used successfully in other diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes. An international group of lupus experts has developed a set of recommendations for using this principle in lupus.

Research News | Jul. 21, 2014

Treat-to-Target in Lupus

An international group of lupus experts has developed a set of recommendations to implement the treat-to-target strategy for managing lupus.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2014

Skin Studies

Victoria P. Werth, M.D., member of the Lupus Foundation of America Medical-Scientific Advisory Council, talks about current research on new treatments for lupus that affects the skin.

General News | Jul. 01, 2014

A New Generation of Researchers Enlisted in the Fight to Solve the ‘Cruel Mystery’

Lupus Foundation of America announces its 2014 National Lupus Research Program Summer Fellowships and Career Development Awards

Podcasts | Jun. 26, 2014

Epigenetics in Lupus

Epigenetics is a field of science that examines factors which influence whether genes are turned on or off when cells are replicated, which can influence whether a person might develop a specific disease, such as lupus.

General News | Jun. 25, 2014

Dr. Bruce Richardson Receives Lupus Insight Prize Recognizing Outstanding Contribution in Research

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.

Research News | Jun. 17, 2014

Study Shows American Indian and Alaska Native Populations Have a High Risk for Lupus

Additional data from the CDC National Lupus Patient Registry project demonstrates 
that lupus is a widespread disease with a significant impact.

General News | Jun. 09, 2014

Dr. Bruce Richardson Selected as the Second Recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize

Dr. Richardson’s work has provided a strong foundation from which further advances in the understanding and treatment of lupus can be made.

Research News | May. 15, 2014

Foundation Issues Request for Applications to Advance Research in Pediatric Lupus Nephritis

The Lupus Foundation of America announced today that the Foundation is seeking grant applications to provide critical funding that will, for the first time, address an unmet need in pediatric lupus nephritis.

Research News | May. 06, 2014

A Look at Educational and Employment Success in Adults with Childhood-onset Lupus

A new study published in Arthritis Care & Research offers a first time, in-depth look at educational and employment outcomes in adults with childhood-onset lupus and provides new insights into properly navigating the path from adolescence to adulthood.

General News | Apr. 03, 2014

Lupus Foundation of America and BMJ Publish First Open Access Journal Dedicated To Lupus

Lupus Science & Medicine™ is launched to provide the latest lupus research and stimulate collaborative efforts to improving the lives of all people affected by lupus.

Video | Mar. 28, 2014

Spreading Our Wings

The stories of four people whose lives have been forever changed by lupus and the Foundation's efforts to improve the quality of life for everyone affected by lupus.

General News | Mar. 18, 2014

Announcing a New Initiative to Improve Health and Quality of Life

LFA-REAL will address major challenges in lupus treatment and disease management, and has the potential to greatly improve medical care and quality of life for people living with lupus.

General News | Mar. 04, 2014

Sandra C. Raymond Featured on BioCentury This Week

Sandra C. Raymond, President and CEO of Lupus Foundation of America, was featured on BioCentury This Week to speak about lupus and the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP). Watch now!

Blog | Feb. 18, 2014

Painting a Picture of Lupus—Why you are the Artist That Matters Most

A bird’s eye view of lupus research from the Lupus Foundation of America’s Education and Research Department

Blog | Feb. 18, 2014

Excited About Funding Increases? Not So fast.

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).

Podcasts | Feb. 12, 2014

Hydroxycloroquine May Help Prevent APS Pregnancy Complications

Study examines the effects of the antimalarial drug, hydroxycloroquine, on antiphospholipid antibodies that are responsible for pregnancy complications in women with lupus and antiphospholipid syndrome.

Blog | Feb. 05, 2014

Efforts Underway to Expand Racial and Ethnic Inclusion in Future Lupus Research Studies

Information about burden of disease and quality of life will help guide policy, program and investment decisions to solve the cruel mystery of lupus.

Research News | Feb. 04, 2014

Test Panel Found Effective in Predicting Risk of Atherosclerosis in Women with Lupus

This valuable tool will help doctors prevent atherosclerosis, a life-threatening complication of lupus.

General News | Feb. 04, 2014

NIH Announces Partnership to Accelerate Development of New Treatments for Lupus & Other Diseases

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.

General News | Jan. 23, 2014

Lupus Foundation of America Accepting Applications to Fund Lupus Research Studies

New LIFELINE Grant Will Help Sustain Lupus Research That’s at the Brink of Breakthrough.

Research News | Jan. 22, 2014

Study Finds Malaria Drug Combo Could Help Prevent Lupus Pregnancy Complications

Lupus Foundation of America supported study finds combination therapy that includes hydroxychloroquine may be beneficial to pregnant patients with lupus and/or antiphospholipid syndrome.

General News | Jan. 17, 2014

The Consolidated Appropriations Bill Provides Significant Funding for Vital Lupus Programs

The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for enacting the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, H.R. 3547 which provides funding for vital lupus research and education programs.

Blog | Dec. 30, 2013

CEO Insights and Foresight

As 2013 comes to an end, Sandra C. Raymond, President and CEO, reflects on the advances Lupus Foundation of America has made over the years, and speaks about the key priorities for the future.

Blog | Dec. 24, 2013

2013: Transforming Challenges in Lupus into Progress and Hope

Our research, education and advocacy programs in 2013 contributed advances that are helping to solve the cruel mystery of lupus.

General News | Dec. 18, 2013

Lupus Organizations Unite to Stimulate Advances in Lupus Research

Lupus Insight Prize to be awarded to Outstanding Scientist

Podcasts | Nov. 13, 2013

Biomarkers of Lupus Disease: Eliminating the Perplexities of Lupus Treatment Trials

Lupus Foundation of America medical director Dr. Joan Merrill discusses a recently completed a study that may help to improve the design for future lupus clinical trials and secure approval of new safe and more tolerable treatments for lupus.

Podcasts | Nov. 12, 2013

App Assists Transition from Pediatric to Adult Lupus Care

Dr. Miriam Kaufman discusses a smartphone app that helps adolescents make the transition from pediatric to adult lupus care.

Podcasts | Nov. 08, 2013

Pediatric Lupus Health-Related Quality of Life Research

Dr. Hermine Brunner of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital discusses her research on health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with lupus.

Podcasts | Nov. 07, 2013

Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells as a Potential Therapy for Lupus

Dr. Gary Gilkeson of the Medical University of South Carolina discusses his Lupus Foundation of America funded study on the potential use of human mesenchymal stem cells as a therapy for lupus.

Podcasts | Nov. 05, 2013

New Research Gives Insight for Improving Future Lupus Clinical Trials

Dr. Kenneth Kalunian discusses the Lupus Foundation of America Collective Data Analysis Initiative (LFA CDAI) which is providing insight into the impact various background medications may have on lupus clinical trial outcomes.

Podcasts | Nov. 05, 2013

Pregnancy Complications in Lupus: Retrospective Analysis from a U.S. Health Claims Database

Data obtained from a large insurance claims database highlights the need for specific education and counseling to pregnant women with lupus as well as close collaboration between the rheumatologist and the obstetrician throughout the pregnancy

Blog | Nov. 05, 2013

Why Are Treatments That Were Developed For Malaria Now Widely Used for Lupus?

In her Expert Column, Dr. Joan T. Merrill, Medical Director, explains why antimalarial medicines are now used to treat lupus.

Blog | Nov. 05, 2013

Living Well: More Than Just an Idea

R. Paola Daly, Outcomes & Health Senior Manager, Lupus Foundation of America, shares her experience from the annual American College of Rheumatology meeting in San Diego and great tools she learned about on living well with lupus.

Research News | Oct. 30, 2013

New Research Gives Insight for Improving Future Lupus Clinical Trials

A new study that analyzed lupus treatment data from past global clinical trials suggests that when testing new drugs in combination with other background therapies, clinical trials should be designed to account for the effects that initial disease activity and background drug treatment have been shown to have on planned endpoints, like response and flare rates.

General News | Oct. 25, 2013

BMJ and LFA Join Forces to Publish First Open Access Journal Dedicated to Lupus

International knowledge healthcare provider BMJ and the Lupus Foundation of America have announced that they have joined forces to publish the first open access journal dedicated to lupus. Lupus Science & Medicine™ will offer timely global access to the latest scientific advances in lupus.

General News | Oct. 18, 2013

US Department of Defense Provides Another $1.8 Million to Support Research on Lupus

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Medical Research Program announces two new lupus research grant awards, bringing the total DoD funds to date for support of lupus research to $14 million.

Video | Jul. 19, 2013

Why Lupus is a Cruel Mystery

Learn what makes lupus so different from many other diseases and why lupus is a cruel mystery.

Video | Jul. 17, 2013

2013 National Lupus Advocacy Summit

More than 250 lupus activists from 31 states joined the fight for more lupus research funding.


Events

Jun. 14, 2016 6:30 pm | Baptist Health Resource Center

Miami/Dade Lupus Support Group (Doral)

Jun. 14, 2016 7:00 pm | Highland Regional Library

North Florida Lupus Support Group (Jacksonville)

Oct. 22, 2016 5:00 pm | Marlins Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Miami

Join us at Marlins Park for 2016 Walk to End Lupus Now! Come and spend your afternoon at the ballpark while helping us raise awareness!

Oct. 15, 2016 9:00 am | The HUB - Cira Centre

Living Well with Lupus Symposium - Philadelphia

The Living Well With Lupus Symposium provides information and strategies to help you live well with lupus.

Mar. 03, 2016 7:00 pm | Teleconference

Lupus and the Kidneys: Ask the Experts

This educational teleconference will address complications, medical evaluation and treatment as it relates to kidney involvement in lupus.

Feb. 25, 2016 7:00 pm—Jan. 01, 2017 7:00 am | Via Teleconference & Webcast

2016 Ask The Experts Teleconference Series

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from some of the world's leading lupus experts from the comfort and privacy of your home!  

Feb. 20, 2016 10:00 am | Nova Southeastern University

Living Well with Lupus Seminar Orlando

Please join us for our Living Well with Lupus Seminar in Orlando.

Jan. 01, 2017 | Philadelphia Tri-State Region

Philadelphia Tri-State Program Calendar

View upcoming support groups, educational programs, fundraising events, and more.

Jun. 05, 2016 4:00 pm—Jul. 05, 2016 12:00 am | Palm Beach Zoo

Walk to End Lupus Now Palm Beach Donation Deadline

Thank you Palm Beach for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until July 5 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

May. 21, 2016 3:00 pm—Jun. 21, 2016 6:30 pm | Lake Eola Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Orlando Donation Deadline

Thank you Orlando for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until June 21 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

Mar. 13, 2016 4:00 pm—Apr. 13, 2016 6:30 pm | Riverside Arts Market

Walk to End Lupus Now Jacksonville Donation Deadline

Thank you Jacksonville for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until April 13 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

May. 30, 2015 9:00 am | Nova Southeastern University

Support Group Training

Are you interested in starting a group in your area or becoming a co-facilitator of an exisiting group? If, so we invite you to attend our next facilitator training.

Nov. 14, 2015 2:00 pm—Dec. 14, 2015 12:00 am | Wickham Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Central Florida Donation Deadline

Thank you for Melbourne for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until December 14 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

Oct. 25, 2015 3:00 pm—Nov. 30, 2015 12:00 am | Marlins Park

Walk to End Lupus Now South Florida Fall Donation Deadline

Thank you for Miami for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until November 30 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

Nov. 15, 2014 10:30 am | Physicians Regional Medical Center, Palm Dining Room

Southwest Florida Lupus Support Group (Naples)

Nov. 20, 2014 6:30 pm | Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Sand Dollar Room

South Palm Beach Lupus Support Group (Boynton Beach)

Oct. 29, 2014 12:30 pm | Broward Health Coral Springs Hospital, Classroom C

West Broward Lupus Support Group (Coral Springs)

Nov. 12, 2014 7:00 pm | Memorial Regional Hospital South Conf. Room 4

East Broward Lupus Support Group (Hollywood)

Nov. 10, 2014 6:00 pm | St Mary's Medical Center,Main Entrance Conference Room

North Palm Beach Lupus Support Group ( West Palm Beach)

Feb. 28, 2015 7:30 am | Mercato

Walk to End Lupus Now Southwest Florida

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.

Mar. 29, 2015 4:30 pm | Riverside Arts Market

Walk to End Lupus Now Northern Florida

NEW in 2015! The Walk to End Lupus Now is coming to Northern Florida in Jacksonville. Join us as we rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.

Oct. 18, 2014 10:00 am | Teleconference

Ask The Experts: Lupus and Disability

What you need to know to help with issues surrounding disability.

Nov. 05, 2016 2:00 pm | Wickham Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Melbourne

Join us at Wickham Park for a fun afternoon while raising funds and awareness for those suffering from the cruel mystery of lupus.

Oct. 30, 2016 7:00 am

25th Annual Lupus Loop 5K Run & 2.5 Mile Walk to End Lupus Now™

Help us solve the cruel mystery!

Jul. 19, 2016 6:30 pm | Saint Louis | August 18, 2016 Springfield, MO

Lupus 101: The Basics

Still unsure of your knowledge of lupus? Dr. Alfred Kim, and Dr. Anne E. Winkler provide a basic understanding of lupus in this Lupus 101 Workshop

Oct. 24, 2015 9:00 am | Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel

15th Annual NC Lupus Summit

Patients, caregivers, and the medical community are invited to join us for a day devoted to those affected by lupus. The Annual NC Lupus Summit is the largest educational conference on lupus in the state and provides a variety of discussions led by physicians and other experts dedicated to solving the cruel mystery of lupus. This year's event will highlight aiming high to live a meaningful life.

Sep. 12, 2015 | Wichita

Walk to End Lupus NOW!

Nov. 01, 2014 10:00 am | Online

Online Living with Lupus Support Group

Nov. 12, 2014 6:30 pm | Clay County Library Orange Park Branch, Room A

North Florida Lupus Support Group (Orange Park)

May. 10, 2014 9:00 am | Marriott Phoenix Airport Hotel

Lupus: Learning and Living

An educational symposium brought to you by the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.

May. 31, 2014 10:00 am | Washington, DC

Understanding Advocacy- How You Can Help!

Feel empowered to advocate for yourself on a social and political level to overcome healthcare barriers.