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Announcing the 2019 GHRA Honorees:

  • The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) is the recipient of the 2019 Golan Christie Taglia Patient Impact Philanthropy Award

  • Denise Faustman, MD, PhD of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School is the recipient of the 2019 Janet Davison Rowley Patient Impact Research Award

  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals is the recipient of the 2019 Patient Impact Industry Award


Awards will be given to industry leaders, scientists, philanthropists and organizations driving improvements in clinical care through repurposing at several events throughout 2019, part of Cures Within Reach’s largest annual fundraiser.
These events celebrate our collective commitment to patient impact through repurposing. In 2019, Cures Within Reach is honoring these three recipients not at one large event in one city, but instead in locations that best celebrate the honorees in their own communities, with the people who best can help us honor them:


September 10 in Palo Alto, CA
Public educational conversation on the future of patient care in Acute Myeloid Leukemia and other blood cancers, where we will honor Jazz Pharmaceuticals

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Speakers:
Moderator: Louis J. DeGennaro, PhD, President & CEO of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Industry perspective: Gary Palmer, MD, JD, MBA, MPH, Chief Medical Officer of Tempus Labs
Academic perspective: Scott Weir, PharmD, PhD, Professor and Associate Director – Translational Research of the University of Kansas Cancer Center
Patient perspective: pending confirmation

Location: 3170 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304

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October 23 in Chicago, IL
Public educational session on groundbreaking treatments in Diabetes, where we will honor Dr. Denise Faustman

Keynote and Moderator: Denise Faustman, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Location: City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL 60607

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November 1 in NYC, NY
During ADDF’s annual ‘Hope on the Horizon’ symposium and luncheon

Location: The Pierre, 2 E. 61st Street, New York, NY 10065

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Janet Davison Rowley Patient Impact Research Award

The Janet Davison Rowley Patient Impact Research Award is given to one or more researchers, clinicians or computational biologists who have created positive patient impact through repurposing research. We honor the impact Dr. Rowley (1925-2013) had on patients through her clinical care and medical research, including her pioneering work that led to the creation of drugs that were later repurposed for additional indications.

Previous awardees include ▼

  • Dr. Scott Weir, The University of Kansas Cancer Center and the University of Kansas Medical Center (See a short video about his research at the top of this page!)
  • Dr. Berish Rubin & Dr. Sylvia Anderson, Fordham University
  • Dr. Marty St. Clair, Viiv Healthcare
  • Dr. Vincent Rajkumar, Mayo Clinic
  • Dr. James Surmeier and Dr. Tanya Simuni, Northwestern University
  • Dr. David Teachey, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 

The researcher, clinician and/or computational biologist selected should fit the following profile ▼

  • Has successfully repurposed a drug, device or nutraceutical for human clinical use, which is either used off-label or has been approved by the FDA or other regulatory agency; has made significant advancements in repurposing research; and/or is a recognized thought leader in repurposing research
  • Has published repurposing research data in the scientific literature
  • Patients who use or used a repurposed treatment discovered and/or advanced by the nominee enjoy an increased quality and/or length of life
  • Will work with Cures Within Reach on public recognition of the award

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Golan Christie Taglia Patient Impact Philanthropy Award

The Golan Christie Taglia Patient Impact Philanthropy Award is given to an individual, group or organization that has created positive patient impact by advocating for patients or contributing to the growth of repurposing research through financial, operational or professional philanthropic support. Named in honor of Golan Christie Taglia LLP in gratitude for their many years of financial and in-kind support for Cures Within Reach, helping us to grow and thrive.

Previous awardees include ▼

  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • FRAXA Research Foundation
  • Dr. Nicolas Sireau, with Professor Lakshminarayan Ranganath, AKU Society
  • The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • George and Judy Goldman, Goldman Philanthropic Partnerships
  • Golan Christie Taglia LLP

The individual, group or organization selected should fit the following profile ▼

  • Be a recognized leader in an advocacy, research, healthcare, philanthropic or non-governmental (NGO) organization endeavor, or be a supporter of such an endeavor
  • Has made significant philanthropic contributions and/or created fundraising that have resulted in the advancement of repurposing
  • Has brought together various stakeholders to create an increased quality and/or length of life for patients
  • Will work with Cures Within Reach on public recognition of the award

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Cures Within Reach Patient Impact Industry Award

The Cures Within Reach Patient Impact Industry Award is given to an industry individual, group or organization that has created positive patient impact by contributing to the growth and profile of repurposing research within the healthcare industry, through financial, operational and/or collaborative support. Nominees may represent any size of industry organization, from start up to large pharmaceutical companies.

Previous awardees include ▼

  • Novartis
  • Timothy P. Walbert, Horizon Pharma plc
  • Dr. Jerome B. Zeldis, Sorrento Therapeutics, formerly of Celgene Global Health and Celgene Corporation
  • Dr. Richard DiMarchi, University of Indiana, formerly of Eli Lily
  • Dr. Norbert Riedel, Aptinyx Inc., formerly of Baxter International
  • Michael S. Rosen, Rosen Bioscience Strategies, formerly of Illinois Science + Technology Park and Forest City Realty Trust

The individual, group or organization selected should fit the following profile ▼

  • Is or was in a significant leadership position in the healthcare industry and has demonstrated a commitment to collaboration, service and/or support for repurposing research
  • Focused the attention of the healthcare industry, and/or their own group or organization and similar groups or organizations, on improving the lives of patients through repurposing
  • Patients who use or used a repurposed treatment supported by this nominee enjoy an increased quality and/or length of life
  • Will work with Cures Within Reach on public recognition of the award

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 Questions? Contact Clare Thibodeaux, PhD, Director of Scientific Affairs

clare@cureswithinreach.org or 847-745-1250

 

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