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.

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.

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.