Drug Repositioning and Social Impact Bonds

Findacure has teamed up with the US-based Cures Within Reach to help develop the concept of social investment for rediscovery research for fundamental diseases. Dr Bruce Bloom of Cures Within Reach explains how this works: Rediscovery research improves lives by taking...

Our year in summary

[row][three-fourth] January saw our first patient group workshop, on the subject of ‘Fundraising on a Budget.’ There were 42 patient advocates who came to London, with talks focused on identifying different funding sources that patient groups can apply to. Our...

Winning Essay 2014

This year, we launched an essay competition among medical students in the UK to raise awareness about the importance of fundamental diseases. Students had to pick one of four titles and write an essay of no more than 1,500 words to enter the competition for the chance...

Findacure’s Noble Week

This past week Flóra and Nick have been rubbing shoulders with nobility at the House of Lords and candle-lit dinners. Last Tuesday, Nick and I attended a reception held at the House of Lords, honouring the 2014 Sanofi Patient Group Bursary Scheme Winners. Over...

Meet our new Fundraising & Communications Officer

This week’s blog post is an interview with Louisa Ackermann, our new Fundraising & Communications Officer. Most of you will speak to her soon on our social media, and so here’s your chance to find out a little about her. [row][three-fourth] What were you doing...