What’s available: 3,000 FDA-approved drugs, countless nutriceuticals and 1000s of devices The Problem: 90% of all patients will not see an effective treatment in their lifetime and for 12,000 diseases, only 30-40 new drugs are approved annually What can be done: With 25 research partners, and less than $7M in philanthropic funds, we have created 9 repurposed treatments changing the lives of thousands of patients What can be done: With 25 research partners, and less than $7M in philanthropic funds, we have created 9 repurposed treatments changing the lives of thousands of patients

Cures Within Reach catalyzes repurposing research to quickly and affordably improve patient lives. We accomplish this through collaborations that connect researchers and funders, by facilitating crowd sourcing and community, and by identifying alternative financing models and incentives. Read more

 

 

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Creating New Economic Incentives for Repurposing Generic Drugs for Unsolved Diseases Using Social Finance

Assay and Drug Development Technologies, Volume 13 Issue 10

December 21, 2015

Bruce E. Bloom

Repurposing research improves patient lives by taking drugs approved for one disease and clinically testing them to create a treatment for a different disease. Repurposing drugs that are generic, inexpensive, and widely available and that can be taken in their current dosage and formulation in the new indication provide a quick, affordable, and effective way to create

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