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Long Island Researcher`s Clinical Trial Targets Lupus Pain

Dr. Cynthia Aranow, a medical investigator at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has been working closely with Dr. Kevin Tracey of the Feinstein Institute on a possible major breakthrough in lupus pain research. Dr. Aranow, is a long-time board member of the Lupus Alliance of LIQ and a staunch supporter of the LALIQ`s programs… Read More »

New York Lupus Advocates Celebrate Legislative Victory

The Lupus Agencies of New York State (LANYS) recently announced another victory after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into the law the Lupus Education and Outreach Bill. The new legislation will bring essential lupus education to the public and to health professionals. The bill was passed unanimously in June by the New York State Senate and the state… Read More »

US Appropriations Committee Bill Includes $6 Million for Lupus Education and Research

A bill recently moved forward by the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on labor, health human services and education for 2017 includes $6 million for lupus research and education, in addition to $34 billion for medical research overall at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Specifically, the committee bill supports funding for the Office of Minority Health’s National Health Education… Read More »

The Lupus Alliance of LIQ; Encompassing a More Positive Attitude, Outlook and Outcome for all of Those Whose Lives are Touched by Lupus.

The Lupus Alliance of Long Island/Queens has been helping those with lupus in the Long Island/Queens community since 1955. With a steadfast mission of improving the lives of those living with lupus through awareness, education, support services and research. The Alliance has continued to be the only local resource for families whose lives are affected… Read More »

JFK Middle School Raises Funds for the LALIQ

On Friday, April 15th, with the help of JFK Student Council, 8th grade student Adina Rahman raised money for the Lupus Alliance of Long Island. Lupus Alliance has been helping those with lupus and their families since 1955. Their goal is to serve, educate and find the cause and cure for lupus, while helping those… Read More »

NIH to Fund Trial of Pill to Treat Lupus

Testing a new pill as a treatment lupus, an autoimmune disease estimated to affect 1.5 million people in the U.S., is the aim of a mid-stage trials being announced today by Corbus Pharmaceuticals and funded wholly by the federal government. Norwood-based Corbus (Nasdaq: CRBP) said this morning that the National Institutes of Health will foot… Read More »

Programs Available to Help Support Those Living with Lupus

The Lupus Alliance of Long Island/Queens has been helping those with lupus in the Long Island/Queens communities since 1955. With a steadfast mission, of improving the lives of those living with lupus through awareness, education, support services and research and the Alliance has continually been the only local resource for families whose lives have been… Read More »

In Autoimmune Diseases Like Lupus, Researchers Discover Molecule that May Be Cause

A collaborative research project conducted between The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California; Yale University  in New Haven, Connecticut; and National Biotechnology Center in Madrid, Spain, has identified a small molecule called miR-148a as a key regulator of immune cells, where higher levels appear to cause autoimmune diseases. The paper, “The microRNA miR-148a functions as a critical… Read More »