Latest on Lupus from the LRI

April 9, 2014

Ten new Novel Research Grants are now poised to take high-risk, high-reward research in lupus to new levels.

April 4, 2014

Three exceptional women will be recognized as Women of Achievement at the upcoming 2014 Bag Ladies Luncheon April 28.

March 27, 2014

Before asking Congress to budget for lupus research, our advocates got the facts. Following summarizes what we learned so you can also know what we are fighting for and why we need Congressional support.

March 26, 2014

Lupus Research Institute CEO Margaret Dowd met with Representative Thomas J. Rooney, co-chair of the Congressional Lupus Caucus, during the LRI's annual advocacy campaign in Washington.

March 26, 2014

The LRI and S.L.E. Lupus Foundation congratulate Dr. Daniel Wallace on his appointment as consultant to XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. for the planned Phase II trial for the Company's hCDR1 compound for lupus.

March 25, 2014

The voice of lupus is resounding throughout the U.S. Capitol as the Lupus Research Institute’s National Coalition visits over 50 legislators and staff for 2014 Lupus Advocacy Day.

March 19, 2014

Recently published results from research funded by LRI show an innovative experimental treatment in animal models has real potential to prevent blood clots in APS.

March 18, 2014

The voice of lupus will be heard throughout the U.S. Capitol one week from today when the Lupus Research Institute’s National Coalition visits legislators from around the country, March 25.

March 11, 2014

Our collaboration with 40+ organizations to voice objections helped persuade Medicare to halt plans for changes in coverage for several drugs important for lupus patients.

February 25, 2014

Read what LRI’s Scientific Advisor David Pisetsky, MD told reporter Michelle Castillo about lupus in a story on inflammatory vasculitis as  the particular autoimmune disease that proved fatal for actor Harold Ramis. 

February 3, 2014

UK fashion designer Kelly Simkin shares her experience with lupus in major London newspaper. LRI's new scientific advisor Prof. David Isenberg provides background on the disease.

January 25, 2014

The first purple ribbon honorees (from left to right): Assemblymember Nora Campos, Shirley Saunders of Beta Sigma Phi, Margaret Dowd of the Lupus Research Institute, Jo Dewhirst - founding president of LFNC, Linda Foth of Beta Sigma Phi, and Dr. C. Michael Neuwelt.

January 17, 2014

Almost all of us are affected by state and federal issues with gaining access to medical care. To help people understand how we can work together to overcome obstacles to medical care for people with lupus, the Lupus Research Institute presented a two-part webinar series on advocacy.

January 13, 2014

Lupus Research Institute is offering a three-part series on advocacy.If you want to make a difference, tune in to the second in the series.