News

Keep up-to-date with our latest news, including event announcements, project updates and recruitment, on this page

22 November, 2018 / Findacure News, Home Page

New workshop! The everyday impact of rare diseases: supporting your patient community

Findacure is delighted to announce its first training workshop of 2019, which will focus on how patient groups can help...
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12 November, 2018 / Findacure News

2019 Cambridge Half Marathon – Join Team Findacure!

Join team Findacure at the beautiful Cambridge Half Marathon on Sunday 3rd March 2019! We are thrilled to offer ten...
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31 October, 2018 / Findacure News

Programme announced for Transforming Rare Science into Treatments workshop

We are delighted to announce the full programme for our Transforming Rare Science into Treatments workshop
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17 October, 2018 / Findacure News

Announcing the Drug Repurposing for Rare Diseases Conference!

Findacure’s Drug Repurposing for Rare Diseases Conference is returning for its sixth consecutive year! Developing drugs for rare diseases is...
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1 October, 2018 / Findacure News

The Student Voice 2018 – Essay competition launched!

Will you #DareToThinkRare and answer one of our three essay questions about the rare disease experience?
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17 September, 2018 / Findacure News

Programme announced for The Glasgow Rare Disease Showcase!

The programme for our Glasgow Rare Disease Showcase has been released! Taking place on Wednesday 10th October, our showcase will...
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12 September, 2018 / Findacure News

New workshop! Transforming rare science into treatments.

We are delighted to announce our next workshop, on the topic of translational research. We'll be partnering up with medical...
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10 September, 2018 / Findacure News

London Santa Run 2018 – join Team Findacure!

Fancy a challenge? Join over 4,000 santa runners in the beautiful setting of Victoria Park, London, on Sunday 2nd December for a day of fantastic festive fun!
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31 August, 2018 / Findacure News

Support the Student Voice

Looking to raise awareness among medical professionals? Then Findacure and Medics 4 Rare Diseases have an opportunity for you.
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2 August, 2018 / Findacure News

Programme announced for The Cambridge Rare Disease Showcase

Findacure is pleased to announce the lightning talk programme for our Cambridge Rare Disease Showcase! The evening will feature talks...
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30 July, 2018 / Findacure News

New workshop! Social research – how to go about it?

Findacure are teaming up with Kudos Health Research to deliver the next #KudosHealthDay on social research! Whether it be to...
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22 July, 2018 / Rare Disease World

M4RD launches ‘red flags’ survey for patient groups

Medics4RareDiseases are excited to announce the launch of their new research project: The M4RD Red Flags Survey. The purpose of...
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19 July, 2018 / Findacure News

The Glasgow Rare Disease Showcase

Join Findacure for The Glasgow Rare Disease Showcase and celebrate rare disease projects in Scotland! This October, Findacure will head...
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12 June, 2018 / Findacure News

The Cambridge Rare Disease Showcase

Findacure is delighted to announce the return of its annual Cambridge Rare Disease Showcase! Cambridge is a well-known hub of...
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2 March, 2018 / Rare Disease World

1 in 17 photography project

1 in 17 is an exciting new project, launched by Findacure’s go-to photographer Barbara Asboth, which focuses on the individuals...
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1 December, 2017 / Findacure News

Peer Mentoring Programme 2018

Are you looking to set up or grow an advocacy group for a rare disease? Or are you looking to...
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16 October, 2017 / Findacure News

Cambridge Half Marathon 2018

Fancy a challenge? Be one of the 9000 people to fill the streets of Cambridge on Sunday 4th March in the 2018 Cambridge...
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5 October, 2017 / Findacure News

Drug Repurposing for Rare Diseases Conference 2018

Findacure is pleased to announce our 2018 Drug Repurposing for Rare Diseases Conference! Taking place on Tuesday 27th February, at...
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2 October, 2017 / Findacure News

The Student Voice 2017

Do you want to be a published scientist? You can be, with the return of Findacure’s essay competition, The Student...
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18 July, 2017 / Findacure News

The Newcastle Rare Disease Showcase

Join Findacure for The Newcastle Rare Disease Showcase, a day-long event to celebrate and highlight rare disease projects taking place...
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18 July, 2017 / Findacure News

We’re hiring a new Fundraising Officer!

If you’re searching for a varied and rewarding role, with plenty of responsibility, we have the job for you! We...
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11 July, 2017 / Findacure News

The Cambridge Rare Disease Showcase

We are excited to announce The Cambridge Rare Disease Showcase! At Findacure, we believe that collaboration is key to making...
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8 June, 2017 / Findacure News

Join Findacure on Jeans for Genes Day

Half a million children in the UK are affected by a life-altering genetic disorder. Jeans for Genes Day is an...
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19 April, 2017 / Findacure News

Saying goodbye to our Executive Director, Flóra Raffai

It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that we announce the departure of our Executive Director, Flóra Raffai,...
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24 March, 2017 / Findacure News

We’re hiring! Join our team as our new Projects Officer

If you’re searching for a varied and rewarding role, with plenty of responsibility, we have the job for you! We...
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17 March, 2017

The Cardiff Rare Disease Showcase

Findacure is pleased to announce The Cardiff Rare Disease Showcase! Given the barriers that rare disease patients often face in...
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3 March, 2017 / Findacure News

The Student Voice: Winners published!

To mark Rare Disease Day 2017 our collaborators at Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases published our three winning entries to our student essay competition, ‘The...
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2 March, 2017 / Findacure News

Collaborating for cures: Announcing our partnership with Healx

We are delighted to announce the establishment of a close partnership with Healx to accelerate our drug repurposing for rare diseases project. Drug...
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17 February, 2017 / Findacure News

Rare Repurposing Open Call

The rare repurposing open call is now closed to new submissions. We will updating the community about its progress in...
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17 February, 2017 / Findacure News

Join our ‘Repurposing Open Call’ Thunderclap!

Rare Disease Day – Tuesday 28th February – will unite rare disease patients, carers, patient groups, researchers, academics and many...
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6 February, 2017 / Findacure News

Skydive for Findacure!

Hold onto your hats! After the great success of our 2016 Skydive, Findacure will once again see our bravest supporters...
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11 January, 2017 / Findacure News

Run the Royal Parks Half Marathon!

On Sunday 8th October, the streets of central London will be filled with people as they take on the 2017 Royal...
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