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2011-10-25 15:30:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company developing drugs to treat serious diseases associated with inflammation, today announced it has completed enrollment in the Phase 2b PEARL-SC study. PEARL-SC (A randomized, double-blind Phase 2b study to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of blisibimod administration in subjects with systemic lupus erythematosus) is examining the therapeutic benefit of...

2011-10-24 20:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company developing drugs to treat serious diseases associated with inflammation, today announced it will release its third quarter 2011 financial report and provide an update on its development programs after market close on Tuesday, November 1, 2011. Anthera will host a conference call at 5 pm Eastern Time in conjunction with the release. Conference Call Access:...

2011-10-21 07:00:00

MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc., a company using its proprietary Protein Design Automation® (PDA) platform technology to engineer next-generation antibodies, announced today the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of XmAb®5871, the company's therapeutic antibody for the treatment of autoimmune diseases. XmAb5871 uses a novel dual-targeted approach to potently suppress autoimmune disorders that may avoid some of the side...

2011-10-18 06:30:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lupus Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter will host its annual Night of Hope Gala on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Mason Murer. This charity event generates funding for the only statewide lupus programs, advocacy and lupus research. The evening will include auctions, dinner, cocktails, entertainment and an introduction to the 2012 Faces of Hope. This year's Gala promises to be a true celebration. With the recent FDA approval of Benlysta, the...

2011-10-17 11:00:00

$8 Million Grant Launches Search for Fundamental Causes Driving to a Cure NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2011, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) launched a major international initiative aimed at attracting the highest level scientists to conduct pioneering research to discover the fundamental root causes of lupus, explore the potential for a cure, and transform the field of lupus research. LRI president Margaret Dowd announced the new Distinguished Innovators program amid...

2011-10-12 12:00:00

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, October 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- deCODE genetics today announced that it has entered into a research collaboration with Pfizer Inc., the objective of which is to discover sequence variants associated with specific clinical phenotypes related to Systemic Lupus Erythematosis by utilizing deCODE's expertise in gene discovery. deCODE's discovery capabilities combine its extensive population and genetic resources, including DNA samples and medical data,...

2011-10-12 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from fashion, entertainment, and media were among the nearly 700 guests who stepped up to support the millions of individuals around the world affected by lupus during the second annual Lupus Foundation of America's (LFA) Butterfly Gala in New York City. The LFA recognized: Stephen I. Sadove, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saks Fifth Avenue, and Natalie Morales, NBC News Anchor, "Today" and Co-host, Third Hour, for their leadership...

2011-10-04 07:00:00

Raising Awareness for Lupus Science and Services in New York and the Nation (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 The S.L.E. Lupus Foundation opened a window on the world of lupus, unveiling a 115-square foot display window yesterday at 10 Rockefeller Plaza, to generate awareness for lupus, a dangerous autoimmune disease that primarily affects young women. The window also brings a message of hope to those already diagnosed, offering help from the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation in the form of services to...

2011-10-04 10:15:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/lupus-canada/october-is-lupus-awareness-month MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The first new treatment in 50 years has brought increased awareness across Canada of lupus and its impact on patients and their families. This is great news for Lupus Canada and its provincial partners as we work towards a vision of life without lupus. Known as 'The Disease with 1000 Faces", lupus affects tens of...

2011-09-30 14:24:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Purple passion will cap a month of pink ribbons--raising funds and awareness for people with lupus, a still-unknown disease. More than 1,000 people with lupus, their families, friends and co-workers dressed in purple will carry butterflies in the Third Annual Walk for Lupus Now! Richmond on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 3:00 p.m. Affecting mostly women, lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease with no known cure that can damage any part of the body...