Author Archives: Mary Chapman

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…

‘Walk to End Lupus Now’ Fundraiser Set for Sept. 28 in LA

Aiming to raise disease awareness and research funds, the Lupus Foundation of America’s (LFA) Walk to End Lupus Now hits Los Angeles on Sept. 28. Taking place at the LA Live complex, the 1.33-mile event will again feature actress Kate Linder of television’s “The Young and…