Jul. 12, 2018

Major Lupus Stem Cell Study Receives Additional Funding from the National Institutes of Health

Lupus Foundation of America and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to co-fund an innovative clinical study that could generate progress towards new treatments.

Nov. 22, 2017

Major Lupus Stem Cell Study Receives Funding

The Lupus Foundation of America announced it will provide $3.8 million in funding over the next five years to support the first-of-its-kind clinical trial in the United States to evaluate adult mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) as a treatment for lupus.

Nov. 15, 2017

Lupus Investigators Receive Prestigious Awards for Valuable Contributions in Research

The Lupus Foundation of America today recognizes two leading scientists for exceptional achievement in lupus research at the 2017 Evelyn V. Hess Reception to be held this evening in San Diego, Calif. during the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting.

Nov. 10, 2017

News coverage of the 26th Annual Lupus Loop

News clips from our 26th Annual Lupus Loop 5K Run & 2.5 Mile Walk on October 29, 2017.

Aug. 02, 2017

Campaign Empowers Young Women At-Risk for Lupus to Be Fierce and Take Control

Earlier this summer, the Lupus Foundation of America (Foundation) and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) unveiled a new awareness campaign, “Be Fierce. Take Control.™,” designed to educate and empower young African American and Latino women, who are most at-risk for developing lupus.

Aug. 02, 2017

House Passes Bill to Provide $5 Million for the Lupus Research Program

We are excited to let you know that in late July, the House of Representatives passed legislation that provides $5 million in 2018 for the Lupus Research Program (LRP) at the Department of Defense.