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The Autoimmune Association is with you through every step of your autoimmune disease journey.

We’re the world’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to autoimmune disease advocacy, awareness, education, and research.

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No matter where you are on your journey, the Autoimmune Association can help.

Four pillars of the Autoimmune Association

For more than 30 years, the Autoimmune Association has been the nation’s leading advocate for the millions of people affected by autoimmune diseases through fostering and facilitating collaboration in the areas of education, public awareness, advocacy, and research.

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The Autoimmune Association advocates on the federal and state levels for policies that put patients first – from hosting congressional briefings and issuing public comments to leading the National Coalition of Autoimmune Patient Groups.

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Awareness@ X


The Autoimmune Association raises widespread awareness and understanding of autoimmune diseases and their prevalence worldwide.

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The Autoimmune Association is committed to empowering and educating patients to ensure they are supported throughout their journey from getting to a diagnosis, identifying treatment options, accessing care, managing comorbidities, and improving quality of life.

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The Autoimmune Association convenes scientists, physicians, and researchers from across disciplines to explore the root cause of autoimmunity to unlock breakthrough treatments and someday, cures.

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Leading the way: Our plan for a strong future

Read the Strategic Roadmap that will guide the Autoimmune Association through the next five years and far beyond.

Our impact on fighting autoimmune diseases

The Autoimmune Association is the leading organization dedicated to autoimmune diseases. We’re proud of the difference we make each day, bringing us one step closer to a world without autoimmune disease.

100 +

Autoimmune diseases

80 %

Of those living with autoimmune disease are women

$3B +

Secured in federally funded autoimmune research in the last 3 years


Research funded by the Autoimmune Association