Resource Guide for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
by Ricker Polsdorfer, MD
Lupus Research Alliance
275 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
The Alliance is a nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to the support of promising research for the prevention, treatment, and cure of lupus. Through accelerated, focused, goal-oriented research programs, the ALR aims to promote basic and clinical sciences to achieve major advances leading to a better understanding of the cause of lupus.
Lupus Foundation of America
2121 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
This is the main voluntary organization devoted to lupus. The Lupus Foundation of America assists local chapters in providing services to people with lupus, works to educate the public about lupus, and supports lupus research. Through a network of more than 500 branches and support groups, the chapters provide education through information and referral services, health fairs, newsletters, publications, and seminars. Chapters provide support to people with lupus, their families, and friends through support group meetings, hospital visits, and telephone help lines.
Last reviewed April 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board
Last Updated: 4/11/2018
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