Cell-Signaling Molecule May Play Key Role in Development of Lupus Kidney Disease.
Lupus, a disabling and life-threatening autoimmune disease, affects more than 1.5 million Americans, 90 percent of whom are women. It is two to three times more common among African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics, and Asians, than among Caucasians.
NIAID-supported research on autoimmune diseases, including lupus, focuses on
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Last Updated November 24, 2014
Last Reviewed November 24, 2014