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