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Diagnosed age 12
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Meet Amarissa, a fighting spirit
Lupus took away my childhood.
Now I'm helping to bring an end to lupus.

Lupus is serious and relentless … and so are we. Let’s fight it together!

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Tackling Lupus from Every Direction
Advancing research. Improving lives.

We have redefined lupus research to expand efforts beyond funding research grants. Our approach is innovative and addresses the root problems that interfere with progress and sets a course to solve them. We focus on three critical goals: identify the causes of lupus, discover better ways to control symptoms and, ultimately, find pathways to cure lupus.

$615 million
secured in federal research funding for lupus in the past five years
grant and fellowship awards to lupus investigators
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