Pioneering Discovery to Cure Lupus
The world’s leading private supporter of innovative research in lupus, the LRI champions scientific risk-taking in the hunt for solutions to this complex and dangerous autoimmune disease. Midwest determination, hard work, and innovation through affiliate LRI Chicago helps get the job done!
Why we support lupus research
“When our child was diagnosed over 30 years ago, we were given little hope. We thank the LRI for funding the novel lupus research which we believe will finally defeat this dreadful disease.”
– Lynn Brewer (Palatine, IL)
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Chicago Happenings—Join In!
The Problem of Misdiagnosis in Lupus - Segment to Air on ABC-TV Affiliate in
Thursday, March 8
10:00 PM EST
WLS-TV, "Healthbeat" - the Number 1 news show in Chicago
Karaoke for a Cure
Monday, June 13th, 2011
Three Peas Art Lounge, Chicago
Wild Orchid Fashion Show Raises Awareness for LRI Chicago
Architectural Artifacts Museum featured models walking the runway in Chicago designer fashions.
Chicago Marathon Runner Raises Funds for “Life Without Lupus”
Kelly Solijacich ran for friend and Young Leadership Council member Dina Thachet and raised over $4,000!
Charity Bartending Event Raises Much-Needed Funds for Lupus Research
Close to $1,000 raised at Nisei Lounge—in under 2 hours!