Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Are you one of the 5 million individuals living with Lupus? Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that occurs when your body’s immune system attacks your own tissues and organs. Inflammation caused by lupus can affect many different body systems — including your joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain, heart and lungs.


Local doctors are looking for individuals with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) for participation in a clinical research study evaluating a new investigational medication.


Click here to read an article from CareGiver Magazine, highlighting our rheumatologist at the Clearwater Research Site.

Clearwater and Tampa Studies



If you take part in this study, you will:

  • Receive study related exams
  • Receive study related assessments
  • Receive study related medication and/or supplies at no cost
  • Compensation may be provided for time and travel

Compensation for time and travel may be provided, health insurance not required. You may be eligible to participate in a study if you:

  • Are at least 18 years of age
  • Have been diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Currently receiving medication/treatment for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus