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Subcommittees of LFA's Medical-Scientific Advisory Council

Each member of the Lupus Foundation of America Medical-Scientific Advisory Council (MSAC) serves on one of the three subcommittees described below.

Research and Standards Subcommittee

The subcommittee advises the Foundation on research and professional education initiatives though ensuring the quality of scientific research methodology and scientific review in forming evidence based programs and resources for constituents and medical professionals. Subcommittee members also serve as representatives for the Foundation in various scientific meetings and other scientific endeavors

Grant Review Subcommittee

The MSAC Grant Review Subcommittee advises the Foundation on strategic directions of research funding for the future by reviewing grant proposals, securing reviewers for the Foundation’s grant programs, and promotion of the Foundation’s requests for grant applications.

The MSAC Government Relations and Advocacy Committee

The subcommittee assists the Foundation in furthering its advocacy efforts through activities such as:  drafting responses to FDA guidance, developing white papers, representing LFA on lupus related federal subcommittees and more.

Updated November 12, 2018