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May 13, 2016, 12:32 ET New $5 million Lupus Medical Research Program Approved by House Subcommittee

A new $5 million Lupus Peer-reviewed Medical Research Program to be operated by the U.S. Defense Department has been approved by the House of...


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, 03:00 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 held on...


Jun 24, 2015, 03:45 ET Dr. George C. Tsokos Receives Lupus Insight Prize at FOCIS 2015

George C. Tsokos, M.D., Chief of the Rheumatology Division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, ...


May 21, 2015, 08:30 ET Dr. George C. Tsokos Selected as 2015 Recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize

George C. Tsokos, M.D., Chief of the Rheumatology Division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, ...


May 04, 2015, 09:31 ET EHE International Showcases Lupus Research Institute's "Window on Lupus 2020" in Rockefeller Center Plaza

The Lupus Research Institute launched May Lupus Awareness Month with the unveiling of a powerful window display at NYC's Rockefeller Plaza, home to...


May 01, 2015, 08:00 ET LRI Brings Lupus Into Focus During Lupus Awareness Month

The Lupus Research Institute (LRI), the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation and the LRI National Patient Coalition members recognize Lupus Awareness Month with a ...


Feb 18, 2015, 11:00 ET LRI's 2015 Novel Research Grants Drive Discovery in Promising New Directions

As the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) celebrates its 15th anniversary, the engine of innovation moves forward at accelerated speed with the...


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 encourage...


Dec 10, 2014, 04:44 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 tackle the...


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 for...


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) fundraising program ...


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, 01:31 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 provider ...


May 22, 2013, 01:09 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 nephritis, a...


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 of its...


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 world...


Jan 31, 2013, 01:18 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 Research Grants...


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 experts ...


Oct 16, 2012, 02:15 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 research...


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 the entire Patient...


May 04, 2012, 03:15 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, 04:27 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 to bring...