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Congress Continues Support for Lupus Research Program at $10 Million  

July 12, 2021 Today the House Appropriations Committee released the fiscal year 2022 Defense Appropriations Bill with $10 million for the Lupus Research Program (LRP) in the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs operated under the Defense Health Program. We are thankful that Congress maintained the funding for this program, and we remain committed to advocating for steady and robust investment for this critical […]

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Check Your Eyes for Healthy Vision Month

July 8, 2021 The Lupus Research Alliance is recognizing July’s designation as Healthy Vision Month by providing you with helpful information about its relevance to people with lupus from foremost authorities, the American College of Rheumatology and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. A medication commonly used to treat lupus inflammation, Plaquenil, can pose a risk to […]

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NYUAD study maps nanobody structure, leading to new ways to potentially fight diseases

(New York University) For the first time in the UAE, researchers at NYU Abu Dhabi have used nuclear magnetic resonance techniques to determine the structure of a specific nanobody, Nb23, potentially leading to a better understanding of how this small protein derived from an antibody type, found only in camelids (i.e camels, llamas, and alpacas) and sharks, can fight diseases ranging from rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and psoriasis to lymphoma and breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)

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NIDCR's Summer 2021 E-Newsletter

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Summer 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR to Release Report on Oral Health in America As a 20-year follow-up to the seminal Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General, NIDCR will release Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges in the fall of 2021. The report will illuminate new directions in the prevention and treatment of oral disease, identify disparities and inequalities in oral health care, and propose innovative strategies for ensuring the public shares equally in the benef...

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LRA Advocates Make the Difference

June 29, 2021 Today the House Appropriations Committee released the bill that funds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The bill’s accompanying report, which expresses Congressional intent for the use of the funding, includes this language regarding lupus drug development, which the Lupus Research Alliance advocated for along with our lupus patient advocates: Lupus […]

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