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The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) aims to transform treatment while advancing toward a cure by funding the most innovative lupus research in the world. Because the Lupus Research Alliance's Board of Directors funds all administrative and fundraising costs, 100 percent of all donations goes to support lupus research programs.

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Lupus Research Alliance Welcomes New Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

Penny Mitchell of Lupus Research Alliance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) is pleased to announce that seasoned professional Penny Mitchell has joined the organization as Senior Director of Marketing and Communications. In her new role, Ms. Mitchell will oversee the organization’s strategic communications approach to leading lupus research worldwide and the value of participation by all sectors of the lupus community.

Walk with Us to Cure Lupus in New York – There’s Strength in Our Strides!

Lupus Research Alliance - WALK

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join metro New York’s lupus community and the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Saturday, October 12 at the Walk with Us to Cure Lupus taking place at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan. (CORRECTED)

2019 Lupus Insight Prize Awarded to Dr. Ignacio Sanz: Recognizes Studies of Harmful Immune Cells in Lupus

2019 Lupus Insight Prize

BOSTON, Mass., June 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lupus Research Alliance has awarded its 2019 Lupus Insight Prize to Ignacio Sanz, MD, for discovering that certain little-understood immune system cells are a major source of the harmful proteins that promote lupus symptoms. His work could spark new treatments for the disease and help doctors determine which patients could benefit from current drugs.

Walk with Us to Cure Lupus, Chicago – There’s Strength in Our Strides

Chicago - Walk with Us to Cure Lupus

CHICAGO, Ill., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join Chicago’s lupus community and the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Saturday, June 8, 2019 to Walk with Us to Cure Lupus at 633 Clark Street on the Northwestern University Campus in Evanston, Illinois. Walk with Us to Cure Lupus is the LRA’s signature national program that unites communities across the country to achieve one goal – to raise the much-needed funds to improve care and find the cure.

Walk with Us to Cure Lupus, Boston – There’s Strength in Our Strides!

Boston - Walk with Us to Cure Lupus

BOSTON, Mass., May 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join the Boston Bruins at the liveliest lupus walk Boston has ever seen! The lupus community will gather for the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Boston “Walk with Us to Cure Lupus” 9 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 in DCR’s Baxter Park at Assembly Row in Somerville, Mass.