“The greatest scientific advances cannot be made without the willingness to venture
into the unknown, and the Lupus Research Institute is unique in taking on high-risk projects
that can bring high-reward results.”

January holds all the excitement of the future unfolding with the promise of possibilities. Momentum fueled by the extraordinary accomplishments of 2012 as the LRI continues to Turn Lupus Research Upside Down.

And What a Year It Was!

By any measure, 2012 set records at the LRI, marked by solid documented success as we:

Achieved Breakthrough Research Results

In 2012, LRI led the field as the catalyst of change. Our researchers continued to produce pivotal discoveries across a broad scope of the disease from basic cause to patient care. Some noted highlights that can lead to better diagnosis and new drug development include:

Drove Innovation

The LRI is uniquely dedicated to innovation, ahead of the curve and out in front, funding only the most creative, novel research that consistently delivers groundbreaking results. This year we:

Fostered Research Collaboration

The LRI is the leading facilitator of collaboration, bringing together industry, academia, government and other organizations to accelerate development of new treatments.

Impacted Legislation On Behalf of Lupus Patients

Built on a decade’s pioneering discoveries and propelled by 2012’s unsurpassed results, the LRI is poised to further transform lupus research in 2013. We’ll keep you posted. Visit our website at LupusResearchInstitute.org as we announce significant achievements. And always, thank you for your continued support of our mission to offer patients a Life Without Lupus!


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