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Jun 26, 2017, 08:00 ET Lupus Activists Urge Congress To Support Research Funding, Access To Quality And Affordable Health Care

On June 27, nearly 200 lupus activists from across the country will visit Capitol Hill and thousands more will join virtually to urge Members of...


Jun 14, 2017, 09:00 ET New Campaign Empowers Young Women Most At-Risk for Lupus to Be Fierce and Take Control of their Health

Today, the Lupus Foundation of America (Foundation) and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) unveiled a new awareness campaign, "Be...


May 01, 2017, 10:10 ET Low Public Understanding Of Lupus Hinders Progress For The Disease

Lupus remains a poorly understood and underfunded disease which poses a critical threat to finding a cure. May is Lupus Awareness Month, and the...


Apr 10, 2017, 16:02 ET The Walk to End Lupus Now Commemorates 10 Years in New York City

Today, the Lupus Foundation of America announces the 10th Annual Walk to End Lupus Now® in New York City, which has grown to become a powerful...


Mar 20, 2017, 10:11 ET Online National Resource Center on Lupus Launched

Today, the Lupus Foundation of America unveiled the National Resource Center on Lupus (Resource Center) – a one-stop resource for all things lupus....


Mar 16, 2017, 11:32 ET The Lupus Foundation of America Receives Prestigious Advocacy Award From Research!America

The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) has received Research!America's 2017 Paul G. Rogers Distinguished Organization Advocacy Award for advancing...


Feb 08, 2017, 09:52 ET Lupus Foundation of America Announces Grants to Support Research in Pediatrics and Underrepresented Communities

Today, the Lupus Foundation of America (Foundation) announces that it will be accepting applications from lupus investigators and student...


Nov 14, 2016, 14:30 ET Lupus Foundation of America-Supported Researchers Share Promise for Future Lupus Treatments and Cures

Today, the Lupus Foundation of America announces evidence of progress and hope for solving the cruel mystery of lupus through research presented at...


Nov 14, 2016, 10:42 ET Lupus Foundation of America Recognizes Top Researchers with Evelyn V. Hess Award and Mary Betty Stevens Young Investigator Prize

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America recognizes two leading scientists for exceptional achievement...


Nov 01, 2016, 15:07 ET Lupus Foundation of America Launches Crowdfunding Campaign - Cut it Out for a Life Free of Lupus

Today, the Lupus Foundation of America formally unveiled a crowdfunding campaign – Cut it Out – to challenge everyone to cut out something small,...


Oct 20, 2016, 23:47 ET Visionaries in the Fight Against Lupus Honored at Lupus Foundation of America Gala

Richard Rosenbaum, Executive Chairman, Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Tim Nolan, Senior Vice President, Marketing Lifetime, LMN & FYI Networks; and...


Oct 20, 2016, 14:38 ET Boston Residents Discover Their Power to End Lupus at Walk to End Lupus Now Event

This Saturday, October 22, 2016 the Lupus Foundation of America will host its 5th anniversary Walk to End Lupus Now® event on the Boston Common....


Oct 20, 2016, 14:32 ET San Francisco Residents Discover Their Power to End Lupus at Walk to End Lupus Now Event

This Sunday, October 23, 2016 the Lupus Foundation of America will host its annual Walk to End Lupus Now® event in Golden Gate Park. More than...


Oct 08, 2014, 23:38 ET New York City Lights Up for Lupus Awareness

 On Wednesday, October 8, patients, caregivers, researchers, celebrities and supporters gathered at Gotham Hall in New York City for the Lupus...


Oct 02, 2014, 11:35 ET Lupus Foundation Of America Responds To Eli Lilly And Company's Release Of Data From Clinical Trial Of Tabalumab

Sandra C. Raymond, President & CEO of the Lupus Foundation of America issued the following statement in response to Eli Lilly and Company's...


Sep 30, 2014, 11:00 ET Lupus Foundation of America Announces 2014-15 Pediatric Lupus Research Grantee & First-Ever LIFELINE Grant Program™ Recipients

The Lupus Foundation of America, the only national force dedicated to solving the cruel mystery of lupus, announced four grants that will allow...


Sep 26, 2014, 08:00 ET San Francisco Residents Will Walk to Help Solve the Cruel Mystery

 The Lupus Foundation of America will host its annual Walk To End Lupus NowTM event in San Francisco on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at Golden Gate...


Sep 22, 2014, 11:20 ET Hollywood Supports Walk to End Lupus Now in Los Angeles

Hollywood stars of television turned out to shed light on the cruel mystery that is lupus and raise critically needed funds for research and...


Sep 09, 2014, 11:11 ET Leading Organizations Take to Capitol Hill to Discuss the Need to Accelerate New Medicines for Lupus and Other Diverse Diseases

Today, the Lupus Foundation of America, the only national force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, and the Rheumatology Research Foundation,...


Aug 07, 2014, 11:21 ET Entertainer and Television Personality Nick Cannon Grand Marshals Walk to End Lupus Now in Los Angeles

Multi-talented entertainer and television personality Nick Cannon will serve as the Grand Marshal at the Walk to End Lupus Now™ event in Los...


May 28, 2014, 07:00 ET Actor Ian Harding Takes on Role as Lupus Awareness Advocate

As a successful actor and star of ABC Family's hit television show Pretty Little Liars, Ian Harding has a busy schedule. When he is not on set,...


May 21, 2014, 06:00 ET Chronic Disease and Disability Communities Pay Tribute to Senator Tom Harkin

 Federal agency leaders, Members of Congress and national leaders from the chronic disease and disability communities gathered to pay Special...


May 15, 2014, 11:42 ET Lupus Foundation of America Issues First of Its Kind Request for Applications to Advance Research in Pediatric Lupus Nephritis

The Lupus Foundation of America announced today that the Foundation is seeking grant applications to provide critical funding that will, for the...


May 05, 2014, 16:36 ET Thousands of Tampa Residents Rally Public Support to Help End One of the World's Most Mysterious and Devastating Diseases

Thousands of Tampa residents who are living with the disease lupus, and their families and friends, joined the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk...


May 03, 2014, 15:30 ET New Yorkers Unite for the New York City Walk to End Lupus Now™

The South Street Seaport transformed into an ocean of...