Our Partners

Lupus Research Institute

Lupus Research Institute

The Lupus Research Institute (LRI), the world’s leading private supporter of novel research in lupus, pioneers discovery and champions scientific creativity as it has successfully demonstrated the power of innovation to propel scientific solutions in this complex autoimmune disease.  Founded by families and shaped by leading scientists, the LRI mandates sound science and rigorous peer review to uncover and support only the highest-ranked novel research to prevent, treat and cure lupus.

Lupus Research Institute National Coalition

LRI National Coalition

Through its membership and support of the Lupus Research Institute National Coalition of state and local lupus organizations, the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation helps to serve as the nation-wide “Patients’ Voice for Lupus Research” united to prevent, treat and cure lupus by advocating for lupus on Capitol Hill. The National Coalition also mobilizes lupus research, champions clinical trials, and works to eliminate racial disparities in lupus.

More about the LRI National Coalition


Finding a safe and effective medicine for lupus is our best hope for stopping the destruction of this disease. Sponsored by S.L.E. Lupus Foundation and other supportive organizations nationwide of the Lupus Research Institute’s National Coalition, LupusTrials.org aims to get as many people enrolled in clinical trials for lupus as possible—so that the lupus community can finally get some answers on prevention, treatments, and a cure.