Research Funding: New Kids on the Block

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Science  26 Apr 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5568, pp. 690
DOI: 10.1126/science.296.5568.690

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When Robert W. "Woody" Johnson's child was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus, he checked out the state of lupus research--and found it wanting. So Johnson plunked down $12 million and started the Alliance for Lupus Research. ALR is the splashiest of several new arrivals.