• Belimumab Shows Benefits for Lupus Nephritis

    11 days ago - By MedPageToday

    Patients with lupus nephritis who received belimumab plus standard therapy were significantly more likely to have a renal response at 2 years than those given placebo plus standard care, a large randomized trial found...
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  • Belimumab plus standard therapy superior to standard therapy alone for lupus nephritis

    Belimumab plus standard therapy superior to standard therapy alone for lupus nephritis

    11 days ago - By Healio

    A 2-year randomized controlled trial has found that belimumab plus standard therapy is superior to standard therapy alone in patients with lupus nephritis, according to data published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
    “The greatest unmet need for systemic lupus erythematosus patients is more effective therapies for lupus nephritis, the most common severe manifestation of SLE,” Richard Furie, MD, of Northwell Health and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell, told Healio Rheumatology. “While we have come a long way with the
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