What is lupus?
1 in 600
Lupus is estimated to affect more than 20,000 (1 in 600) people in Australia
Onset usually occurs between 15 and 45 years
90% of those affected are women
Lupus tends to be more severe in African American and Asian people
Lupus research at Garvan
Our lupus research examines the immune cells responsible for making self-attacking autoantibodies. Using cellular genomics, we can study their difference from normal immune cells, and better target the bad cells while preserving the rest of the immune system.Our lupus research