March 22, 2021

Lupus and Pregnancy

Pregnancy with lupus poses unique challenges, so specialized care is important. This article is based on reporting that features expert sources. WOMEN WITH LUPUS, AN autoimmune condition, in which a person’s own immune system mistakenly attacks itself, can and do get pregnant and give birth to healthy babies. However, pregnancy with […]
August 30, 2019

Anifrolumab Phase III trial meets primary endpoint in systemic lupus erythematosus

Today, AstraZeneca announced that the Phase III TULIP 2 trial for anifrolumab, a potential new medicine for treatment in adults with moderate-to-severe lupus, met its primary endpoint of achieving a reduction in disease activity versus the placebo. Susan Manzi, MD, MPH, Lupus Foundation of America board chair, co-director of the […]
November 23, 2015

New Lupus Treatment Being Tested for Younger Patients

Delazatide may be effective to control flares in lupus nephritis patients, according to recent data from The Alliance for Children’s Therapeutics (ACT), a pediatric research collaboration between Seattle Children’s Research Institute and the biotech company Kineta, Inc. The results were presented during the recent American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting […]
March 27, 2015

Pediatric Lupus And The Role of Vitamin D

In a recent commentary titled “Dialogue: Vitamin D, statins and atherosclerotic progression in pediatric lupus” published in BMJ Lupus Science & Medicine, Gary Gilkeson from the Medical University of South Carolina and Sue Manzi from the Temple University School of Medicine discuss the major strengths and limitations in the recent […]