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2014-05-01 12:32:27

May Lupus Research Awareness Month Campaign Aims to Enlist 1 Million To Work For a World Without Lupus NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To recognize World Lupus Day, May 10, the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) asks supporters to "Take Lupus Research to the Power of 10" and help create a World Without Lupus. The new awareness program harnesses the exponential power of worldwide participation to accelerate scientific discoveries that lead to new treatments and a cure. Throughout May Lupus...

2014-05-01 08:36:19

May is Lupus Awareness Month; Lupus Foundation of America Education Programs and Events Taking Place Nationwide WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Lupus Awareness Month this May, the Lupus Foundation of America is calling on the public to take action and raise their voice to increase lupus awareness and help solve the cruel mystery that is lupus. Lupus is a mysterious and devastating disease that ravages different parts of the body and has no known cause and...

2014-04-19 16:20:47

More than 4,000 local supporters walk to raise funds, awareness and congressional support for lupus WASHINGTON, April 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 4,000 people with lupus, their friends and families converged in the nation's capital on Saturday to shed light on the cruel mystery that is lupus. Grand marshaled by multi-talented entertainer and television personality Nick Cannon, the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) event in Washington, D.C....

2014-04-10 12:27:11

America's largest lupus walk program takes place at South Street Seaport on Saturday, May 3 NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America will host its 2014 annual Walk To End Lupus Now(TM)( )event in New York City on Saturday, May 3 at the South Street Seaport. The largest lupus walk program in the country, Walk to End Lupus Now events are held in more than 60 cities, bringing together community members--lupus patients, friends, families,...

2014-04-03 08:27:41

Lupus Science & Medicine is launched to provide the latest lupus research and stimulate collaborative efforts to improving the lives of all people affected by lupus WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America and BMJ announced today the launch and publication of the first scientific research articles in Lupus Science & Medicine(TM). Lupus Science & Medicine is a peer reviewed, Open Access, online journal that provides a central point for...

2014-03-27 12:27:48

New England Patriots defensive back Tavon Wilson serves as Walk Ambassador WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Multi-talented entertainer and television personality Nick Cannon will serve as the Grand Marshal at the Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) event in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 19. Cannon will cut the opening ceremony ribbon and lead the more 4,000 walkers down Pennsylvania Avenue towards the Capitol, shedding light on the cruel mystery that is lupus....

2014-03-25 08:29:48

HERZLIYA, Israel, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: XTLB, TASE: XTL) ("XTL" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of unmet clinical needs, today announced the appointment of Daniel J. Wallace, MD and Murray Urowitz, MD, two experts in rheumatology, as consultants for the planned Phase II trial for the Company's hCDR1...

2014-03-20 12:32:58

LFA-REAL(TM) System is first of its kind tool to bring patients deeply into the development process WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America announced today that it is funding and leading the development of a first-of-its-kind tool to monitor lupus disease activity called the LFA-REAL((TM))(Rapid Evaluation of Activity in Lupus) System. LFA-REAL will address major challenges in lupus treatment and disease management, and has the potential...

2014-02-04 12:27:31

Lupus Foundation of America Joins a Five-Year Initiative to Bring Together Government, Academia, Industry and Nonprofit Health Organizations to Harness Capabilities and Resources WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America will partner with the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) to support a new five-year initiative that will accelerate the ability to develop new medicines for lupus and other diverse and complex diseases....

2014-01-23 12:29:25

New LIFELINE Grant Will Help Sustain Lupus Research That's at the Brink of Breakthrough WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America announced today it is accepting applications to provide critical funding for lupus scientific research, at a time when government funds for lupus research can't keep pace with the accelerating growth of lupus scientific opportunities. The new LIFELINE Grant Program will provide research funds to help mitigate...


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