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Mar 24, 2016, 10:00 ET 2016 Lupus Insight Prize Call for Nominations Underway

The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR), Lupus Foundation of America and Lupus Research Institute (LRI) join together for the fourth year to provide...


Mar 16, 2016, 15:00 ET NIH Action Plan for Lupus Research Presented at Congressional Briefing

 A new lupus research plan to guide the nation's scientific community toward a cure was presented today in a special Congressional briefing...


Jan 15, 2015, 11:00 ET Lupus Organizations Collaborate to Further Advance Lupus Research

The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR), the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA)  and the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) join together again to...


Dec 10, 2014, 16:44 ET Lupus Research Institute Advocacy on Cusp of Realizing 2015 Congressional Appropriations Gains for Lupus Research and Professional Education

Thanks to year-long advocacy by the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) Coalition and lupus patients nationwide, the year-end Fiscal 2015 "Consolidated...


Oct 30, 2014, 09:57 ET Lupus Research Institute Awards $1-Million Grants to Discover What Causes Lupus

 The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) announced recipients of its 2014 Distinguished Innovator Awards with three cutting-edge projects that...


Sep 15, 2014, 11:15 ET Lupus Research Institute Launches NYC's First Lupus Trials Fair

 Over 200 patients, families, physicians and scientists came together under one roof Saturday to learn, interact and participate in the drive...


Jul 08, 2014, 10:00 ET Lupus Research Institute's Team Life Without Lupus® Joins Alliance for Lupus Research in NYC Walk with Us to Cure Lupus

 The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) today announced that Team Life Without Lupus® is joining the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR)...


Jun 10, 2014, 12:59 ET Lupus Research Institute Launches Industry Council to Accelerate New Treatments for Lupus

 The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) launched the LRI Industry Council, a collaborative initiative founded with 13 leading pharmaceutical and...


Jan 14, 2014, 13:31 ET Lupus Research Institute Advocacy Gains $2 Million in New Congressional Appropriations to Improve Lupus Diagnosis and Treatment

 The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill released by the U.S. Congress last night provides $2 million to further the Lupus Initiative, the lupus...


May 22, 2013, 13:09 ET Lupus Research Institute Hosts First International Conference to Advance New Treatments for Lupus Nephritis

 The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) today is hosting the first international conference devoted to advancing new treatments for lupus...


May 16, 2013, 11:25 ET LRI National Patient Coalition Advocacy Culminates in Launch of Federal Provider Education Program

  The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) National Patient Coalition participated in today's launch of the Lupus Initiative®, the culmination...


May 10, 2013, 10:23 ET Lupus Research Institute and the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation Address Global Treatment Issues for World Lupus Awareness Day

Affecting millions worldwide, lupus does not recognize national boundaries. For World Lupus Awareness Day 2013, the Lupus Research Institute (LRI)...


May 01, 2013, 12:11 ET Lupus Research Institute Tops $170 Million for Novel Research in Lupus

 The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) announces a new $170 million milestone -- delivering unprecedented novel research funding and unprecedented...


Feb 06, 2013, 11:26 ET Lupus Research Institute Accelerates Drive for the Cure: Calls for $1 Million Distinguished Innovator Award Submissions

 The Lupus Research Institute (LRI), the world's leading supporter of innovative research in lupus, invites notable scientists from around the...


Jan 31, 2013, 13:18 ET Lupus Research Institute Awards $3.6 Million for Bold Novel Research Driving to New Treatments and a Cure

 The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) - world's leading supporter of innovative research in lupus -- today awards $3.6 million in Novel...


Oct 25, 2012, 09:36 ET Pivotal Findings on Autoimmune Disease Shared at Lupus Research Institute "Forum for Discovery"

The 12th annual Lupus Research Institute (LRI) Scientific Conference "Forum for Discovery" brought together more than 60 of the country's top...


Oct 16, 2012, 14:15 ET Lupus Research Institute Awards First $1 Million Private Sector Research Grants to Uncover the Root Causes of Lupus That Can Drive to a Cure

 The  Lupus Research Institute (LRI) today announced the first $1 million research grants given to lupus investigators by a private...


Jun 28, 2012, 11:28 ET Lupus Research Institute Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Healthcare Act

 The  Lupus Research Institute (LRI)  is strongly encouraged with today's bipartisan U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding virtually...


May 04, 2012, 15:15 ET New Published Guidelines to Help Physicians Diagnose and Treat Lupus Kidney Disease

The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) applauds our colleagues at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) for issuing new guidelines to help...


Mar 21, 2012, 16:27 ET Lupus Research Institute on Hill Yesterday Advocating for Professional Training on Lupus

 The Lupus Research Institute Coalition of patient advocacy groups throughout the country were out in force on Capitol Hill yesterday...


Mar 05, 2012, 16:24 ET Lupus Research Institute Offers Help and Best Wishes to Nick Cannon in Struggle with Lupus Nephritis

 The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) extends best wishes for recovery from kidney failure to Nick Cannon, multi-talented performer and husband...


Feb 16, 2012, 16:10 ET Lupus Research Institute Applauds Formation of Congressional Lupus Caucus

 The  Lupus Research Institute (LRI) and its National Coalition of lupus patient advocacy organizations congratulate U.S....


Feb 15, 2012, 10:22 ET Lupus Research Institute Awards $3.6 Million for Novel Studies Driving Wide-Ranging New Science in Lupus

The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) today awards 12 "Novel Research Grants" to jumpstart discovery in lupus by supporting original, highly promising...


Jan 12, 2012, 14:18 ET Lupus Research Institute Launches Bold Global Research Initiative to Uncover the Root Causes of Lupus that Can Lead to a Cure

 The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) launched today its new Distinguished Innovator Awards program inviting proposals for $1 million grants to...


Dec 23, 2011, 15:42 ET Lupus Research Institute Congratulates U.S. Congress for Passing Omnibus Bill H.R. 2055 Appropriating $1 Million to Lupus Medical Education

Legislation approved by White House Today Addresses Early Lupus Diagnosis and Treatment A top legislative priority of the Lupus Research...