Latest on Lupus from the LRI

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.

January 9, 2014

At just nine years old, our youngest donor Kyle Ray Falls has been making a big impact on lupus research. 

January 6, 2014

In 2013, your support helped deliver astonishing discoveries in preventing heart disease, organ damage, flares and anemia. And major breakthroughs to speed the development of new treatments.

December 19, 2013

On behalf of the entire lupus community, the Lupus Research Institute thanks television star Kristen Johnston for her courage in sharing her experience of being diagnosed with lupus.

December 17, 2013

Lupus Insight Prize to be awarded to outstanding scientist

December 12, 2013

We thank all of our Coalition partners around the country for their contributions to LRI novel research.

November 26, 2013

Lupus Research Institute “Turns Lupus Research Upside Down” at Annual Gala