Richard Mountfield via Crowdrise
February 22, 2012
BENEFITING: Lupus Foundation of New England, Inc.
ORGANIZER: Lupus Foundation of New England, Inc.
EVENT: 2012 Boston Marathon
Lupus sucks! It is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack healthy tissue resulting in inflammation, particularly of the skin, joints, kidneys, heart, lungs, blood vessels and brain. Unlike some other diseases,
Lupus is not something you can prevent and there needs to be more funding to better understand the disease and develop drugs to meet an unmet medical need.