Press Releases


July 14, 2016 - Important News of Lupus Merger
June 1, 2016 - Lupus Groups to Host Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting
May 13, 2016 - New $5 million Lupus Medical Research Program Approved by House Subcommittee

March 16, 2016 - NIH Action Plan for Lupus Research Presented at Congressional Briefing


December 1, 2015- Merging Lupus Organizations Raise Close to $3 Million at First Joint Gala
November 18, 2015- Lupus Research Institute Presents Data Showing Innovative Professional Education Program is Highly Effective
June 24, 2015- Dr. George C. Tsokos Receives Lupus Insight Prize at FOCIS 2015
May 21, 2015- Dr. George C. Tsokos Selected as 2015 Recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize
May 4, 2015- EHE International Showcases Lupus Research Institute's "Window on Lupus 2020" in Rockefeller Center Plaza
May 1, 2015- LRI Brings Lupus Into Focus During Lupus Awareness Month
April 13, 2015- 2015 NY Lupus Handbag Luncheon Supports Lupus Research to Improve Treatment and Find a Cure
January 15, 2015-Lupus Organizations Collaborate to Further Advance Lupus Research


December 10, 2014-Lupus Research Institute Advocacy on Cusp of Realizing 2015 Congressional Appropriations Gains for Lupus Research and Professional Education
November 25, 2014-S.L.E. Lupus Foundation Celebrates Innovation at Gala 2014
November 20, 2014-Treatments for Lupus Patients Repositioned from Other Indications: Top Priority Candidates Announced by the ALR and LRI
October 30, 2014-Lupus Research Institute Awards $1-million Grants to Discover What Causes Lupus
September 15, 2014-Lupus Research Institute Launches NYC's First Lupus Trials Fair
July 10, 2014-Lupus Research Institute Launches Industry Council to Accelerate New Treatments for Lupus
July 8, 2014-Lupus Research Institute's Team Life Without Lupus® Joins Alliance for Lupus Research in NYC Walk with Us to Cure Lupus
May 10, 2014-Calling Lupus Scientists to Submit LRI Grant Proposals for Transformative Research
April 28, 2014-Tim Gunn Joins 2014 Honorees and 400 NYC Leaders at S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's Bag Ladies Luncheon
February 4, 2014-Alliance for Lupus Research and Lupus Research Institute Partner with National Institutes of Health to Accelerate Drug Discovery in Lupus
January 14, 2014-Lupus Research Institute Advocacy Gains $2 Million in New Congressional Appropriations to Improve Lupus Diagnosis and Treatment


December 17, 2013-Lupus Organizations Unite to Stimulate Advances in Lupus Research
November 26, 2013-Gala 2013 Raises Over $2 Million for Lupus Research
October 24, 2013-Lupus Research Institute Announces New Global Research on Fundamental Causes of Lupus
October 21, 2013-The Passing of Congressman Bill Young is a Loss to Lupus Patients Nationwide
October 2, 2013-New ALR-LRI Collaboration to Accelerate New Treatments for Lupus
July 15, 2013-Lupus Research Institute Advocacy Secures $2 Million Appropriation for Lupus Medical Education in Fiscal 2014 Senate Committee B
June 25, 2013-LRI Collaborates to Award First Lupus Insight Prize
June 3, 2013-U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg Dies – A Deep Loss To Lupus Patients Nationwide
May 30, 2013-Dr. Mark J. Shlomchik Selected as the First Recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize
May 22, 2013-LRI Hosts First International Conference to Advance New Treatments for Lupus Nephritis
May 1, 2013-Lupus Research Institute and the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation Address Global Treatment Issues for World Lupus Awareness Day
May 1, 2013-Lupus Research Institute Tops $170 Million for Novel Research in Lupus
February 6, 2013-Lupus Research Institute Accelerates Drive for the Cure: Calls for $1 Million Distinguished Innovator Award Submissions