ACR Annual Meeting Highlights: Lupus Nephritis, COVID-19, Safe Pregnancies

Episode 11,  Nov 07, 2020, 06:25 PM

This week marks the start of the 2020 annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology. Some of the studies we're covering include new therapies for lupus nephritis. Belimumab was shown recently to improve renal outcomes in lupus nephritis patients when added to standard of care. It will likely emerge as a significant treatment option, says Dr. Fotios Koumpouras, fellowship program director for rheumatology at Yale School of Medicine and a Rheumatology Network board member. Dr. Koumpouras breaks down his highlights in this interview.