Lupus Awareness Month in Congress

Watch this inspiring video of Congressional Lupus Caucus co-chair, Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), addressing the U.S. House of Representatives to recognize May as Lupus Awareness Month. “New research and collaborative projects offer hope that we’re getting closer to safer and more effective treatments. The Lupus Research Institute, in particular, has funded over 150 Novel Research Grants. These funds are aimed at funding scientific breakthroughs to better understand the disease and help patients living with lupus. Because of the advancing science, 2016 may well mark a new and exciting year in the long fight against this mysterious autoimmune disease.