The Lupus Research Institute leads the way to a cure for lupus by unleashing the scientific community’s creativity, championing innovation, and exploring uncharted territory in lupus research. The LRI recognizes that most major breakthroughs come from unexpected directions. The Institute fosters and supports only the highest-ranked new science to prevent, treat, and cure this chronic autoimmune disease. Through its National Coalition, a network of national and regional leaders in major cities across America, the LRI also works with patient groups to advocate for increased research funding, spread awareness of the severity of the disease and its complications, and push for new treatments and a cure. The Institute maintains offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Visit the Institute at www.lupusresearchinstitute.org.