Lupus

With an estimated 1.5 million Americans with lupus and no known cure, lupus is a life-threatening disease that can cause organ damage, stroke and other serious events. Systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE for short, is the condition most referred to when lupus is discussed. While...

Lupus erythematosus is collection of autoimmune diseases in which the body mistakenly identifies its own cells as foreign and launches an immune response. Lupus results in a multitude of symptoms that often differ from patient to patient and range from mild to severe. Symptoms generally...

Dr. Michelle Kahlenberg Awarded the Mary Betty Stevens Young Investigator Prize The Mary Betty Stevens Young Investigator Prize memorializes Dr. Stevens’s outstanding contributions to lupus research. It is given annually to recognize the remarkable accomplishments of an investigator in the early stages of their lupus research career. J....

In this episode of Arthritis Now, we talk with 2015 ANRF grant recipient, Susan Carpenter, PhD about her research into long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) and it’s potential to explain inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Lupus and related autoimmune diseases. Only three percent of the human genome...