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Breaking News! 

Data released Tuesday by Aurinia Pharmaceuticals may bring exciting news for those of you living with a lupus-related kidney disease.

Lupus nephritis is one of the most severe complications of lupus affecting the kidney’s of as many as 40 percent of those with this chronic, auto-immune disease.

Image via the Lupus Foundation of America Facebook page

However, in the phase 2b study released Tuesday, nearly half of lupus nephritis patients treated with a low dose of voclosporin (along with standard of care) *achieved complete remission* after 48 weeks of treatment.

Read more about voclosporin and it’s affects on treating individuals with lupus nephritis here.

Image via the aurinia pharmaceuticals webpage

 

 

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