News

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

2 August, 2018 / Findacure News, Home Page

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, Home Page

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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