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S.L.E. Lupus Foundation announces new grants to further NYC scientists' leadership in lupus research
Date:4/5/2011

New York City's S.L.E. Lupus Foundation is pleased to name the latest recipients of its Career Development and Basic Science Fellowships: Josephine Isgro, MD of Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), Dipyaman Ganguly, PhD of Columbia University Medical Center, and Yi Yan, PhD of the Feinstein Institute at North Shore-Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Hospital.

These grants, totaling $420,000, push the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's lifetime investment in New York City-based lupus research past $17 millionan unparalleled sum for private sector lupus research funding and investigator training in any single metropolitan area.

"The S.L.E. Lupus Foundation has been key in making New York City the nation's leader in lupus research and results that matter for people with this disease," said Bruce Cronstein, MD, of New York University, chairman of the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's Medical Advisory Board.

Since 1977, the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation has distributed nearly 200 grants to more than 139 young scientists in the New York area to help ensure that the most talented and ambitious minds enterand remainin the field of lupus research, while building the city as a global center of discovery and care.

With their award funds, the three new grantees will work with mentors to explore potential treatments, and possible causes, for lupus:

  • Dr. Isgro at HSS, a Brooklyn native, will explore with her mentor Alessandra Pernis, MD, PhD, a target for a new lupus therapy that uses statins, which are commonly known drugs for lowering cholesterol.

  • Dr. Ganguly at Columbia University, under the supervision of Boris Reizis, PhD, will test the hypothesis that a newly identified gene is significant in regulating the cause and development of lupus.

  • Dr. Yan at North Shore-LIJ and her mentor Betty Diamond, MD will dig deeper into recent Feinstein Institute discoveries regarding receptor editing in lupus, and aim to show how c
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Contact: Liane Stegmaier
lstegmaier@lupusny.org
212-685-4118
Lupus Research Institute
Source:Eurekalert

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