Most Women with Lupus Can Have Successful Pregnancy Outcomes

Research Means Hope/AAMC—July 5, 2013

Research Means Hope is a campaign of the Association of American Medical Colleges and its member-medical schools and teaching hospitals to raise public awareness of the critical need for sustained federal investment in medical research conducted through the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The research described at this link features Jane Salmon, M.D., the study’s senior author and Collette Kean Research Chair at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City

Promising research led by investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery may offer hope for women with lupus who once thought that pregnancy was too risky. Results from multicenter NIH PROMISSE study find pregnancy safe for 80% of women with lupus.

Read more about this research at medresearch.tumblr.com.

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