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Lupus Specialists Teach How to Manage Disease at LFAFL Seminar

A group of national bestselling authors gathered last Saturday to discuss the best ways to manage lupus at an event organized by the Lupus Foundation of America, Florida Chapter (LFAFL), which took place at the Nova Southeastern University, Orlando, Florida. The series of programs intended to improve knowledge on this autoimmune and…

KNOW LUPUS Campaign Shows Positive Outcomes

The Lupus Foundation of America has recently launched the KNOW LUPUS campaign to raise awareness and funding to support patients with lupus, as well as research to cure the disease. The first positive result of the campaign was found during the filming of its public…

Lupus Insight Prize Goes to Dr. George C. Tsokos

The prestigious 2015 Lupus Insight Prize was awarded to investigator George C. Tsokos, MD, who serves as chief of the Rheumatology Division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as well as professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tsokos was selected by the Alliance for…

New Potential Lupus Drug Targets B Cell Receptor

Researchers at Monash University’s Department of Immunology recently developed a method to prevent lupus by targeting a specific receptor in B cells. B cells are a key type of immune cell responsible for defending the body against infections, producing antibodies and generating memory B cells that remain in the body so that, if encountering…

Market Report Forecasts Seven New Lupus Therapies by 2022

Patients who suffer from systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) or lupus nephritis (LN) may have seven new therapeutic options by 2022, according to a new report on the global drug market. The forecast published by the company Research and Markets analyzed the lupus treatment market over the past few decades,…