Systemic Lupus Erythematosus News and Research

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the form of the disease that most people are referring to when they say "lupus." The word "systemic" means the disease can affect many parts of the body. The symptoms of SLE may be mild or serious. Although SLE usually first affects people between the ages of 15 and 45 years, it can occur in childhood or later in life as well.
Burden of autoimmune disease continues to increase over time, research suggests

Burden of autoimmune disease continues to increase over time, research suggests

Common diabetes drug could be repurposed as a treatment for autoimmune disorders

Common diabetes drug could be repurposed as a treatment for autoimmune disorders

Lupus Landmark Study launched to accelerate the development of personalized treatments for lupus patients

Lupus Landmark Study launched to accelerate the development of personalized treatments for lupus patients

Long-term opioid use more common among patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions

Long-term opioid use more common among patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions

UT Southwestern expert says common skin problems could signal a more serious rheumatic disease

UT Southwestern expert says common skin problems could signal a more serious rheumatic disease

First-in-human clinical study begins investigating the duoCAR T-cell therapy for treatment of HIV

First-in-human clinical study begins investigating the duoCAR T-cell therapy for treatment of HIV

Is there an association between COVID-19 and the risk of developing an autoimmune disease?

Is there an association between COVID-19 and the risk of developing an autoimmune disease?

How do viral infections cause autoimmune diseases?

How do viral infections cause autoimmune diseases?

Research reveals the modulatory effect of anti-inflammatory metabolite on immune cells

Research reveals the modulatory effect of anti-inflammatory metabolite on immune cells

Vaccination protects lupus patients from contracting COVID-19

Vaccination protects lupus patients from contracting COVID-19

New guideline focuses on the timing of hip and knee arthroplasty

New guideline focuses on the timing of hip and knee arthroplasty

Study suggests mRNA vaccines decouple SARS-CoV-2 immunity from autoantibody responses observed during acute COVID-19

Study suggests mRNA vaccines decouple SARS-CoV-2 immunity from autoantibody responses observed during acute COVID-19

C-reactive protein has a beneficial function in systemic lupus erythematosus

C-reactive protein has a beneficial function in systemic lupus erythematosus

Multi-organ scRNA-seq reveals targeting pro- or anti-inflammatory regulators may be exploited for personalized treatment of immune diseases

Multi-organ scRNA-seq reveals targeting pro- or anti-inflammatory regulators may be exploited for personalized treatment of immune diseases

Exploring the immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory properties of butyrate

Exploring the immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory properties of butyrate

Study highlights the interconnectedness of autoimmunity and cancer

Study highlights the interconnectedness of autoimmunity and cancer

The safety profile and the actual known adverse effects of COVID-19 vaccines in at-risk and healthy individuals

The safety profile and the actual known adverse effects of COVID-19 vaccines in at-risk and healthy individuals

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: The leading cause of pregnancy-associated heart attacks

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: The leading cause of pregnancy-associated heart attacks

Researchers discover the impact of microRNA on inflammation in lupus

Researchers discover the impact of microRNA on inflammation in lupus

Researchers review the association between endogenous retrovirus reactivation and aging

Researchers review the association between endogenous retrovirus reactivation and aging