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Nov 26, 2019, 08:03 ET Lupus Research Alliance 2019 Breaking Through Gala Raises $3 Million for Lupus Research

The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) 2019 Breaking Through Gala gathered more than 600 members of the global lupus community last night to raise $3...


Nov 11, 2019, 11:07 ET Lupus Research Alliance Response to Positive Data from Phase 3 Anifrolumab Trial to be Presented at 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting

The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) congratulates AstraZeneca on new positive results from the Phase 3 TULIP-2 trial (Treatment of Uncontrolled Lupus...


Nov 10, 2019, 07:03 ET Lupus Research Alliance Response to Positive Trial Testing Obinutuzumab (Gazyva®) for Lupus Nephritis

The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) is pleased to acknowledge positive results presented at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the 2019...


Nov 07, 2019, 08:00 ET LRA Applauds Exciting Lupus Research Being Presented at 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting

The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA), the largest private funder of lupus research in the world, announced today that 16 studies supported by the...


Oct 24, 2019, 11:15 ET Lupus Research Alliance Announces 2019 Distinguished Innovator Awards Aimed at New Lupus Treatments

The Lupus Research Alliance proudly announces two exceptional recipients of the 2019 Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Award in Lupus and...


Aug 29, 2019, 11:51 ET Potential New Lupus Treatment Effectively Reduced Disease Activity in Phase III Trial

The Lupus Research Alliance is excited to share the good news that a potential new medicine for lupus, anifrolumab, reduced disease activity versus...


Jul 18, 2019, 12:07 ET Dr. Daniel Wallace Appointed to Lupus Therapeutics Board of Directors

The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) affiliate Lupus Therapeutics is pleased to announce that Daniel Wallace, MD is joining its Board of Directors. This ...


Jun 27, 2019, 08:50 ET Lupus Therapeutics Expands Collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb to Test Potential Treatment for Lupus

The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) and its affiliate, Lupus Therapeutics, announced that it has broadened its collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb...


Jun 13, 2019, 10:17 ET VALUE Study Results Show Custom Mobile App Lets Patients Accurately Report Response to Treatment

Results of the first clinical trial sponsored by the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) and conducted through its Lupus Clinical Investigators Network...


Jun 11, 2019, 14:42 ET Lupus Research Alliance Pleased to Share Positive News about Potential Drug for Lupus Nephritis

The Lupus Research Alliance is pleased to share positive topline results from a Phase 2 clinical study of a potential new treatment for proliferative ...


May 29, 2019, 13:52 ET New Study Partly Funded by the Lupus Research Alliance Reveals Novel Lupus Drug Targets

Researchers partly funded by the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) have identified possible new targets for drugs to treat lupus after snapping the first ...


May 07, 2019, 15:58 ET 2019 Lupus Luminary Luncheon for Science Celebrates Women of Achievement for Lupus Awareness Month

The 10th annual Lupus Luminary Luncheon for Science honored the accomplishments of luminaries transforming lupus and other arenas. Campbell Brown, VP ...


May 01, 2019, 11:36 ET Lupus Research Alliance Kicks Off Lupus Awareness Month with "Breaking through for Lupus Research: 20 Years of Progress"

The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) launches its Breaking through for Lupus Research: 20 Years of Progress campaign today in observance of Lupus...


Mar 19, 2019, 09:00 ET Lupus Research Alliance Advocates Call on Congress to Fund More Lupus Scientific Exploration

Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) celebrates its 15th Annual Advocate for Lupus Research Day on Capitol Hill today, sounding the need for increased...


Mar 14, 2019, 11:02 ET Lupus Research Alliance and National Minority Quality Forum Release Recommendations to Advance New Lupus Treatments by Increasing Diversity in Clinical Trial Participation

The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) and the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) today released the insightful report, "Addressing the Challenges of...


Mar 06, 2019, 15:02 ET Reducing B Cells with Modified CAR T Cells is an Effective Treatment of Experimental Lupus

Depleting the number of harmful B cells with a novel immunotherapy that employs modified T cells may offer an effective strategy to treat lupus,...


Mar 01, 2019, 08:50 ET Lupus Therapeutics Partners with Takeda on Phase 1 Trial

The Lupus Research Alliance and its affiliate, Lupus Therapeutics announced a collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, to evaluate...


Feb 19, 2019, 13:35 ET Bacteria in the Gut May be a Cause of Lupus

Pieces of bacteria that escape from the intestines may trigger lupus and associated disease flares in some patients, according to a new study partly...


Jan 10, 2019, 16:28 ET Lupus Research Alliance Announces Translational Research Grants to Speed Development of New Treatments

Can "borrowed" drugs for treating other diseases protect the skin in patients with lupus? Can researchers coax the body to weed out harmful immune...


Dec 20, 2018, 17:17 ET Lupus Research Alliance Mourns the Loss of NIAMS Director, Dr. Stephen I. Katz

The Board of Directors and staff of the Lupus Research Alliance mourn the death of Stephen Katz, MD, PhD, a true champion for the lupus community....


Dec 20, 2018, 11:54 ET Two Outstanding Scientists Recognized for Transformative Lupus Research Projects

The Lupus Research Alliance is proud to announce the 2018 recipients of the Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Award in Lupus and...


Dec 14, 2018, 11:46 ET Lupus Research Alliance Applauds FDA's Fast Track Designation to Develop Baricitinib for Lupus

The Lupus Research Alliance is pleased to share good news about a potential new treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Today, Eli Lilly...


Nov 20, 2018, 11:34 ET Lupus Research Alliance 2018 Breaking Through Gala Breaks Record -- Raises $3.5 Million for Lupus Research

The Lupus Research Alliance 2018 Breaking Through Gala honored Board member William J. Wolfe, Chairman and CEO of First Washington Realty, Inc. for...


Oct 12, 2018, 08:30 ET Lupus Research Alliance Awards Novel Research Grants to Six Trailblazing Studies

Today, the Lupus Research Alliance announced six new Novel Research Grants to support paradigm-changing lupus research. To conquer the complexity of...


Sep 26, 2018, 18:44 ET Lupus Research Alliance Advocates Succeed with 2019 Federal Funding Approved by Congress

Congratulations go out to the Lupus Research Alliance advocates! A 2019 spending bill passed by Congress today grants the two requests advocates...