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2013-03-04 08:30:14

Raising Awareness for Lupus Science and Services in New York and the Nation NEW YORK, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The S.L.E. Lupus Foundation put a face on lupus, with the unveiling of a 103-square foot display window yesterday at New York City's Rockefeller Plaza. Conveying the theme, "Be the Face of Hope, Be the Cure," the window draws attention to the often undiagnosed and dangerous autoimmune disease. The six powerful portraits represent the diverse faces of lupus -- men,...

2013-02-22 23:00:50

Support Group meetings are offered at no charge to anyone interested in participating. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation will be holding a lupus Support Group meeting in Northwest Detroit on March 16th. Meeting Details: Saturday, March 16th 2:00pm — 4:00pm Location: Henry Ford Medical Building         7800 West Outer Drive (near Southfield Freeway)         Conference Room...

2013-02-21 23:00:59

Michigan Lupus Foundation Support Group meetings are offered at no charge to anyone interested in participating. Jackson, MI (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation will be holding a lupus Support Group meeting in Jackson on March 13th. Meeting Details: Wednesday, March 13th 6:30pm — 8:00pm Location: Allegiance Health Center Dining Room 1 — 2nd Floor (Next to the Cafeteria) 205 Northeast Avenue Jackson, MI These meetings are designed to assist people with lupus...

2013-02-06 12:26:13

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI), the world's leading supporter of innovative research in lupus, invites notable scientists from around the world to submit proposals for $1 million Distinguished Innovator Awards. Selection will be based on originality and potential to uncover the fundamental causes of autoimmunity in lupus that can propel toward a cure. Launched just a year ago as the first $1 million private sector lupus research grants, the...

2013-01-31 12:28:53

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) - world's leading supporter of innovative research in lupus -- today awards $3.6 million in Novel Research Grants to allow 12 investigators to pursue ground-breaking studies with potential for transformative results. The $300,000 grants provide scientists with the resources to devote their talent to lupus research for three years. In just its first decade of service, the LRI has awarded more than $40 million for novel...

2013-01-22 23:00:31

The great accomplishments of Lupus Warriors over the past year! St. Clair Shores, MI (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation is thrilled to recognize all of the hard work that was put forth in 2012 throughout Michigan and northern Indiana in the fight against lupus. Click here, or go to milupus.org to view the 2012 Michigan Lupus Foundation Annual Report. This Report chronicles all of the services, resources, education programs, events, accomplishments, legislative...

2012-12-14 05:02:27

All of the same great services provided before the change will still be available to the lupus community, along with new and exciting opportunities. St. Clair Shores, Michigan (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 The Michigan Lupus Foundation represents the over 85,000 Lupus Warriors in Michigan and northern Indiana, and is the only nonprofit organization located in the state of Michigan dedicated to helping people understand how to live with lupus. Earlier this year, the Board of Directors of the...

2012-11-20 12:28:45

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 700 members of New York City's philanthropic, government, business and health care communities joined forces tonight as the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation hosted its Gala 2012 to Turn Lupus Research Upside Down. Held at The American Museum of Natural History, the world's largest gathering for lupus was hosted by Willie Geist, new co-host of NBC's Today Show and MSNBC's Morning Joe. The night raised $2.5 million to turn the tables on lupus...

2012-11-12 08:27:00

NATICK, Mass., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc., leading the new field of nuclear transport modulators, announces an oral presentation on the use of its SINE CRM1 antagonists for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus. Jennifer Anolik, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester (New York), is presenting "Novel nuclear export inhibitors deplete autoreactive plasma cells and protect mice with lupus from...

2012-10-17 22:24:16

A new clinical study published in BioMedCentral's open access journal Arthritis Research and Therapy provides preliminary evidence that vitamin D supplementation could be considered an immunomodulatory agent for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a debilitating autoimmune disease characterized not only by skin, joint, neurological and renal symptoms, but also by inflammation of tissue linings in the body. SLE is a T- and B-cell-dependent disease that causes an appearance of...