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 connect researchers and funders, facilitate crowd sourcing and community, and identify alternative financing models and incentives. 

Repurposing tests existing drugs and devices to create treatments for unsolved diseases.  Learn more about repurposing.

 


 

Scott AwardWe are currently accepting nominations for the 2019 Global Health Repurposing Awards!

The Global Health Repurposing Awards honor leaders in business, science and philanthropy whose achievements have made a difference in patient lives through repurposing research that finds new uses for existing drugs, devices and nutraceuticals.

Nominations will be accepted through December 21, 2018.

 


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 CWR8095Congratulations to Dr. John Elfar, representing Penn State College of Medicine, Winner of the 2018 CureAccelerator Live!

CureAccelerator Live! is a philanthropic pitch competition that gives attendees the chance to find and fund the next breakthrough repurposing treatment at a unique networking event for researchers, clinicians, patient groups, biomedical industry professionals and funders. Don’t miss this opportunity to help harness the power of repurposing research and help bring groundbreaking treatments to patients in need. 

Read the full press release here & See the photos here!

 


LDOGLongest Day of Golf 2018

This year, 25 golfers came together at Ravinia Green to golf from dawn until dusk, each raising funds for Cures Within Reach- so far, golfers have raised nearly $40,000 to fund cancer-related repurposing research!

Thanks to all golfers, volunteers, sponsors, and donors!

 

 See photos from our 2018 LDOG

 


 

                    

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