Research News

Research News | Aug. 15, 2018

Award Supporting Early Career Scientists Aims to Reduce Future Shortage of Lupus Researchers

Grant awardees focus on moving research forward in two critical areas, childhood lupus and kidney damage

Research News | Jul. 10, 2018

Major Lupus Stem Cell Study Receives Additional Funding from the National Institutes of Health

The LFA, in partnership with NIAD, will co-fund a study researching potential new lupus treatments.

Research News | Jun. 29, 2018

LFA-Funded Research Studies Continue to Reap Benefits for People with Lupus

A diagnostic test developed through research supported by the Foundation has found to be a reliable measure of lupus disease activity.

Research News | Apr. 26, 2018

LIFELINE Grant Recipient Secures $6.7 Million from NIH for Lupus Research

Foundation’s bridge-funding supported Dr. Jill Buyon’s lab at NYU-Langone to continue study on pregnancy and lupus

Research News | Apr. 19, 2018

Lupus Foundation of America Supported Grant Finds Lupus is an Unrecognized Cause of Death in Women

A recently published study concludes that lupus is among the leading causes of death for women in the U.S.

Research News | Apr. 17, 2018

New Study Seeks to Determine Effectiveness of Synthetic Cannabinoid in Relieving Joint Pain in Lupus

A new clinical trial is underway to test the efficacy efficacy of a synthetic cannabinoid derivative for joint pain.

Research News | Feb. 07, 2018

Atacicept Study Data Shows Promising Results

Results from a Phase IIb 24-week clinical trial show that Atacicect is safe and may benefit people with high levels of disease activity.

Research News | Dec. 22, 2017

Major Lupus Stem Cell Study Receives Funding

$3.8 million committed by the Lupus Foundation of America to support first-of-its-kind research.