Author Archives: Mary Chapman

Lupus Foundation of America Grants Fellowships for 6 Young Scientists

The six recipients of the 2022 Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) fellowships for young scientists will each pursue research in key areas of lupus investigation, including cardiovascular risks, genetics, biomarkers, and environmental factors. Awarded through the Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program, the grants are…

Lupus Research Alliance Gala Raises $3M to Support Disease Research

This year’s Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Breaking Through Gala, billed as the world’s largest single lupus fundraising event, took in $3 million for research into the autoimmune disorder. Some 600 members of the global lupus community turned out for the Nov. 25 New York City affair that celebrates…

Expanding ‘Us in Lupus’ Effort, GSK Focuses on Women of Color

Expanding its Us in Lupus effort, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has planned “Night of Beauty” events to reach women of color, a group disproportionately affected by this disease. Us in Lupus is a 12-week online community and education program for new lupus patients. The upcoming events are extending support to…