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

TMheadshotEducated in her native Scotland, Teresa moved to the Chicago area  more than 20 years ago to work in biomedical research with a local company.  During her successful career in both Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery, she has authored multiple research papers, patents, presentations, and has performed collaborative research worldwide, most recently in Japan.  She has a longstanding interest in drug repurposing from a research perspective and is fascinated by the molecular mechanisms that underlie human disease.  She is currently exploring a new career in Medical Communications.

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