Aurinia Pharmaceuticals announced its plans for a single Phase III clinical trial for voclosporin in the treatment of lupus nephritis.
Trial results offer hope of a more effective and tolerable treatment option to manage lupus-related kidney disease.
Neuropsychiatric lupus mainly affects children and young adults and can weaken cognitive functions. With a new non-invasive imaging technique, the damage can now be studied.
New study results show that a short questionnaire designed for adolescents to assess the impact of lupus on quality of life makes it easier for them to report their mental, physical, and social well-being.
In some diseases, like lupus, sex-based differences may be the key to unlocking the mysteries and getting closer to treatments and cures.
Dr. Marshak-Rothstein will use the $200,000 award to advance her groundbreaking research into cutaneous lupus and autoimmunity.
Participating in research can be a rewarding experience, and is essential to improve the quality of life of people with lupus.
The study will examine the medical impact of mindfulness interventions for lupus patients.