Research News

Research News | Sep. 11, 2017

Lupus Impacts Asian/Pacific Islanders and Hispanics at Alarming Rates

New population-based analyses measure incidence and prevalence of lupus among these fast growing U.S. populations.

Research News | Jul. 21, 2017

FDA Approves BENLYSTA as a Weekly Self-Administered Injection to Treat Lupus

Benlysta SC is the first self-injection lupus treatment that can administered at home once per week.

Research News | Apr. 21, 2017

Lupus Foundation of America Launches Online Lupus Registry

Patient-reported data collected in the Registry will accelerate the development of new treatments and help to unravel the mysteries of lupus.

Research News | Apr. 14, 2017

LFA Research Improving Clinical Trial Design

Latest LFA Collective Data Analysis Initiative (CDAI) study yields important results and was recently published in the premier rheumatology journal, Arthritis and Rheumatology.

Research News | Mar. 01, 2017

Voclosporin Clinical Study Achieves High Complete Remission Rates for Lupus Nephritis

This data comes as welcome news for patients with lupus-related kidney disease.

Research News | Feb. 07, 2017

New Grants Announced to Support Research in Pediatrics and Underrepresented Communities

The Foundation is currently accepting applications from lupus investigators and student researchers for our Career Development and Student Summer Fellowship grant programs.

Research News | Dec. 13, 2016

21st Century Cures Act Signed into Law

In a victory for research advocates, on December 13, President Barack Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law.

Research News | Dec. 09, 2016

FDA Grants Fast Track Status for Neovacs’ study of IFNα Kinoid in Lupus

Fast Track is a process designed to expedite FDA review and get important new drugs to the patient earlier.