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Research News | Dec. 02, 2016

New Research!America Fact Sheet on Lupus

Lupus is the feature of a new publication by the largest non-profit alliance committed to making medical research a national priority.

Research News | Nov. 15, 2016

LFA-Funded Study Helps Expedite Drug Development

This week, LFA-supported researchers will share results of a study that could help expedite the delivery of new and safer therapies to people with lupus.

Research News | Nov. 02, 2016

Aurina Announces Plans for Single Phase III Clinical Trial for Voclosporin

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals announced its plans for a single Phase III clinical trial for voclosporin in the treatment of lupus nephritis.

Research News | Aug. 15, 2016

Phase IIB Clinical Trial of Voclosporin Successfully Achieves Primary Endpoint

Trial results offer hope of a more effective and tolerable treatment option to manage lupus-related kidney disease.

Research News | Jul. 19, 2016

New promising study results: Cognitive impairment in kids with lupus

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.

Research News | Jul. 15, 2016

New study results: Reducing burden of quality of life reporting for adolescents

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.

Research News | Jun. 23, 2016

Research on Infections Reveals Inequality Between the Sexes

In some diseases, like lupus, sex-based differences may be the key to unlocking the mysteries and getting closer to treatments and cures.

Research News | Jun. 23, 2016

2016 Lupus Insight Prize Presented to Dr. Ann Marshak-Rothstein

Dr. Marshak-Rothstein will use the $200,000 award to advance her groundbreaking research into cutaneous lupus and autoimmunity.