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.

 


CA Live w circleR 2018 v2

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. The finalists will be Principal Investigators from Mid-Atlantic region research institutions.

Finalists Announced!

Early bird tickets extended through September 21 - Buy now before price increases!

Read the full press release 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

 


 

CA-Live-2017-Banner-3CAL 2017 Winner

Congratulations to Paul Swiecicki, MD at the University of Michigan on winning CureAccelerator Live! (11/15/17) for his project:

Repurposing Old Drugs as New Therapies for Metastatic Thyroid Cancer

 


 

                    

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