EurekAlert: Building on new insights into the disease, five 2016 grant recipients aim to develop new, effective treatments to fight lupus, including a study by Laura Mandik-Nayak, PhD (Lankenau Institute for Medical Research) that asks: Can a new monoclonal antibody stop autoantibody production?
Lupus Research Institute awards 12 novel research grants
About Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR) is a nonprofit biomedical research institute located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center and is part of Main Line Health. Founded in 1927, LIMR’s mission is to improve human health and well-being. Faculty and staff are devoted to advancing innovative new approaches to formidable medical challenges, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disorders and autoimmune diseases, such as diabetes and arthritis. LIMR’s principal investigators conduct basic, preclinical and translational research, using their findings to explore ways to improve disease detection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. They are committed to extending the boundaries of human health through technology transfer and training of the next generation of scientists and physicians.