Studies we funded have contributed to every lupus research breakthrough of the past 40 years.
Watch this short video about three of our bold research initiatives to better understand lupus in children and teens, improve early diagnosis of lupus, and develop targeted therapies that will improve quality of life for millions of people around the world living with lupus.Learn more about our work.
Through decades of experience, we demonstrate visionary leadership in lupus research. We convene experts and partner with leading medical organizations that are on the front lines of lupus research to meet the needs of people with lupus.
We established the first and only national childhood lupus research program.
Stem cell therapy is one of the most promising frontiers in lupus research today.
Our funding helps talented scientists and clinical investigators begin and continue their work in this field.
We work hand in hand with diverse partners and experts from around the world to advance lupus research.
We aggressively pursue a research agenda to find answers to the most challenging questions in lupus.
We fund scientific initiatives and research studies to overcome hurdles and help improve how new lupus treatments are tested and evaluated.Learn how we are optimizing clinical trials.
We not only bring leading researchers together, we connect them to the funding they need. Within the past five years, we have stimulated more than $500 million in federal funding for lupus research and education.Federal Agencies Supporting Lupus Research
For research to be meaningful and successful, the perspectives of people with lupus and their caregivers are essential. If you are interested in taking part in research, there are several ways you can get involved.Discover How You Can Help
We support lupus researchers at every stage of their careers. Apply for grants and fellowships, meet the latest recipients, and see the latest in research news.
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If you join the fight, we will be able to solve the cruel mystery of lupus in our lifetime and end its devastating impact on millions of lives.Donate