Two Lupus Research Institute Scientists Deliver Breakthrough Research

The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) today announced findings of two studies demonstrating the power of its focus on innovation to drive discovery in lupus by backing potentially groundbreaking ideas that are typically too early or too novel for mainstream support. - August 17, 2011

CT Lupus Bill Signed Today with Support from Rep. John Hetherington and Lupus Research Institute Advocate Hope Hetherington

CT Lupus Bill Signed Today with Support from Rep. John Hetherington and Lupus Research Institute Advocate Hope Hetherington

Lupus Research Institute (LRI) Board member and Connecticut resident Hope Hetherington and her husband Representative John Hetherington joined with LRI and other advocacy groups to pass important legislation signed by Governor Dannel Molloy today benefitting the estimated 17,000 people in Connecticut affected by lupus, a serious and chronic autoimmune disease. - August 06, 2011

Lupus Research Institute Enthusiastically Supports Plans to Reduce Ethnic and Racial Health Disparities Announced by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Lupus Research Institute Enthusiastically Supports Plans to Reduce Ethnic and Racial Health Disparities Announced by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Lupus Research Institute and its National Coalition of state and local organizations welcomes the two strategies announced today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to strengthen and expand community-led efforts to achieve health equity across the nation. The Lupus... - April 09, 2011

Romantic Comedy "Love Simple" to Donate 10% of DVD Proceeds to Lupus Research Institute

The producers of the film Love Simple, directed by Mark von Sternberg, announced today that 10% of the films DVD sales will be donated to the world renowned Lupus Research Institute, and that Your Indie Films/Synergetic Distribution has acquired worldwide distribution rights for the film. The DVD... - October 30, 2010

Lupus Research Institute Takes Part in 2010 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) to Raise Funds for Breakthrough Research in Lupus

Lupus Research Institute Takes Part in 2010 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) to Raise Funds for Breakthrough Research in Lupus

Reaches Out with Message that “Hope Alone Can’t Get Us to the Cure—You Can!” - October 14, 2010

Senate Appropriations Committee Gives On-Going Support to Lupus Research Institute-Initiated National Lupus Health Education Program

Senate Recognizes Critical Need for Lupus Education, Includes $1 Million in Appropriations. - August 03, 2010

Lupus Research Institute Underscores Urgent Need for Research in Pediatric Lupus at International Lupus Congress

Lupus Research Institute Underscores Urgent Need for Research in Pediatric Lupus at International Lupus Congress

LRI National Coalition Backs Programming on Lupus in Children and Adolescents - June 23, 2010

Lupus Research Institute Extols Power of Scientific Innovation at International Lupus Congress

Lupus Research Institute Extols Power of Scientific Innovation at International Lupus Congress

Supports Bold and Pioneering Exploration in Lupus and Autoimmunity - June 23, 2010

Lupus Research Institute Hails Results of CellCept® Trial in People with Lupus Kidney Disease

Lupus Research Institute Hails Results of CellCept® Trial in People with Lupus Kidney Disease

The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) and its National Coalition of state and local lupus organizations are very encouraged by trial results released by Vifor Pharma, Galencia Group, and Roche demonstrating that the drug CellCept® (mycophenolate mofetil) helps in maintaining remission of lupus... - June 05, 2010

World of Lupus Research Expands as Florida Joins the Lupus Research Institute's National Coalition

World of Lupus Research Expands as Florida Joins the Lupus Research Institute's National Coalition

Addition of State of Florida on World Lupus Day 2010 Pumps Extra Strength into Patient’s Voice for Lupus Research - May 11, 2010

Lupus Research Institute: News on Possible Drug for Lupus—Benlysta™

Human Genome Sciences (HGS) and GlaxoSmithKline Report Topline Results of 76-Week, Phase 3 Study - April 22, 2010

Lupus Research Institute Invites Scientists with Innovative Ideas to Help Pioneer Lupus Discovery

The world’s leading private supporter of innovative research in systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus)—the Lupus Research Institute (LRI)—invites scientists with bold new approaches to discovering the cause, improving treatment, and curing lupus to apply for financial support. - February 05, 2010

Lupus Research Institute National Coalition Goes to Washington

Lupus Research Institute National Coalition Goes to Washington

LRI Advocacy Day on the Hill Promotes Health Care Concerns of Lupus Patients. - September 17, 2009

Lupus Research Institute Encouraged by Phase 2 Trial Results of Experimental Drug Epratuzumab

The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) and its National Coalition of state and local organizations congratulate Immunomedics and UCB on the successful results of the Phase 2b clinical trial of epratuzumab for people with systemic lupus. “It is heartening to see success in lupus trials and to see... - September 03, 2009

Lupus Research Institute: Pleased at On-Going Congressional Support for National Lupus Health Education Program

The U.S. House of Representatives today approved its Fiscal Year 2010 appropriations bill for health programs and included $1 million for a second year of funding to continue the national lupus health education program for physicians and healthcare providers. The education program is being led by... - July 25, 2009

Lupus Research Institute Advocacy Results in Congressional Funding of New National Lupus Health Education Program

Lupus Research Institute Advocacy Results in Congressional Funding of New National Lupus Health Education Program

As a result of long term advocacy outreach by the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) National Coalition, today President Obama signed legislation appropriating $1 million in new funding for a national lupus health education program for healthcare providers. The education program will be led by the... - March 12, 2009

Lupus Research Institute: New Study Confirms the Need for More Research Dollars

LRI responds to new study of lupus-related costs. - January 28, 2009

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