Blog

We produce a weekly blog to share what we’ve been up to, stories from the rare disease world, interesting info on our projects, and more.

Every week we put our fingertips to keyboards to bring you, our community, stories of what we’ve been up to, things we’ve found interesting, and updates from our projects. Released every Friday, our blog is also regularly written by guests who openly share their experiences. We hope you enjoy reading our little instalments!

If you would like to share your own story on our blog, please contact Mary Rose, our Head of Operations: maryrose@findacure.org.uk

Setting yourself up for fundraising success

From the 4th to the 6th of May we ran a three day online workshop focusing on the theme of ‘setting yourself up for fundraising success,’ with the ultimate aim of providing expertise in how to transition patient group funding away from community fundraising to applying to grants and foundations and accessing corporate funding.

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Rare Resilience during the Pandemic

Today's guest blg is written by Polly Moyer, Co-founder of the Action for Mal de Debarquement Syndrome UK facebook page and founder of the Familial MdDS facebook group.  Here Polly gives a perspective on the pandemic from someone with Mal de Debarquement Syndrome...

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Drug repurposing for rare diseases conference 2020

Every year Findacure holds its conference – Drug Repurposing for Rare Diseases – in late February to celebrate Rare Disease Day. This is a chance for a diverse collection of people with an interest in rare diseases and drug repurposing to gather together and share their knowledge and experiences, and hopefully drive forward the redevelopment of old drugs for rare patients.

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Fantastic Findacuries

The first Friday of March is Employee Appreciation Day, so in this week’s blog Rick gives us a quick insight into the fantastic member of the Findacure team, the work they do on a daily basis, and a few of their quirkier features.Mary Rose As Head of Operations, Mary...

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Rare Disease Week

It has been an exciting and slightly frantic week for the Findacure team, and for everyone in the rare disease world. The build up to Rare Disease Day has been high paced, with events and announcements galore, all with the aim of raising more awareness of rare disease...

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