Ask The Experts Teleconference: Lupus and Clinical Trial Education
Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)
Lupus: Ask the Experts is a series of live educational teleconferences on a variety of topics designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from some of the world’s leading lupus experts from the comfort and privacy of your home. Participate in several or just the one that most interests you.
LUPUS AND CLINICAL TRIAL EDUCATION
This teleconference will cover understanding how clinical trials work, frequently asked questions surrounding qualifying to be a participant, and the safety once enrolled.Register by Friday, March 14th.
This Ask The Experts series is offered as a free service of the Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Chapter. All costs of services for patients and families are underwritten by the fundraising efforts of the Mid-South Chapter, including the Walk to End Lupus Now
The Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Chapter is proud to be a source of information about lupus. Our comments are based on professional advice, published experience and expert opinion, but do not represent individual therapeutic recommendation or prescription. For specific information and advice, please consult your physician or health care professional.
Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Chapter
The Lupus Foundation of America is the largest nonprofit organization that is dedicated to finding the causes and cure for lupus, as well as, providing support, services and hope to all the people affected with lupus in the United States. The Lupus Foundation of America is comprised of independent, local chapters across the United States, with some covering multiple states, such as the Mid-South Chapter.
Research, education, and patient services are at the heart of Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Chapter’s (LFAM) programs. With nearly 1,000 members and 11 support groups in Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky, the LFAM energetically pursues its mission “to educate and support those affected by lupus and find the cure” through the following five program objectives:
o Provide direct financial support to researchers through LFA's Five-Year Research Support
Program, "Bringing Down the Barriers.”
o Advocate for increased public & private sector support for biomedical research on lupus.
o Translate research findings into medically-sound information and programs for physicians and other health care professionals.
o Heighten public awareness of the causes and consequences of lupus.
o Support individuals with lupus, their families and caregivers.