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|The Shady Ladies™ Luncheon & Auction of Celebrity Sunglasses
Sunday, February 10th | Wellington, Florida
Join us for a fabulous fundraiser to benefit lupus research at The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington. Bid on celebrity-owned and autographed sunglasses! Tickets are $250.00 each and can be purchased at the door, or by phone at 212-812-9881. More »
|LRI National Coalition Heads to the Hill
On Our Advocacy Calendar for March 5th, 2008
National Coalition members from 20 states will visit Capitol
Hill -- 40+ Senate and 100+ House of Representatives offices -- to speak
for all with lupus as they request:
Check back in March for news from these key visits!
- Increased funding for the NIH.
- A report on implementation of the Trans-Institute 5-Year Lupus Plan.
- An approach to alleviating the racial disparities in lupus.
Renowned Immunologist Joins LRI Scientific Advisory Board
Michel Nussenzweig, MD, PhD, of Rockefeller University in New York has
accepted a position on the Scientific Advisory Board and the Novel
Research Task Force of the Lupus Research Institute.
"Dr. Nussenzweig is one of the most distinguished of contemporary immunologists," said William E. Paul, MD, chief of the the Laboratory of Immunology at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease at the NIH. More »
|Have You Visited LupusTrials.org?
Over 20,000 visitors have logged on to the official lupus clinical trials campaign website, LupusTrials.org, since its launch in 2007. Are you one of them?
Promising new research findings are spurring drug developers for the first time in decades. Log on and learn more about the clinical trial process, how to sign up, and read first-hand accounts of others who have participated.
|Investing in the LRI's Future, and Yours
Every year, thoughtful donors include the Lupus Research Institute in
their Wills. With this gesture, they provide a legacy that will benefit generations to come.
If you are interested in making a bequest, or would like more information about planned and deferred giving, please contact Andrea O'Neill, Director of Development, at
212-812-9881, or email her at email@example.com.