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

Calling all cures!

[row][two-third] Everyone knows that Findacure really believes in drug repurposing. Finding new uses for existing pharmaceuticals has the potential to speed up and reduce the cost of delivering treatments to the rare disease patients that need them most. Luckily we...

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Trial by Fire: Meet the Team

This week’s blog continues our “Meet the team” blog series, introducing our fundraisers to the Findacure community. Meet our Firewalking team! Last Saturday, we held Findacure’s first “Dare for Rare” event, inviting fundraisers to walk across hot coals for rare...

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Rare Repurposing Open Call

The rare repurposing open call is a collaborative project between Findacure, Cures Within Reach, and Healx. We are searching for existing drug repurposing ideas for rare diseases that have yet to receive a full clinical trial. Our primary aim is to demonstrate the...

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Meet our empowerment advisory committee!

The keen Findacure blog readers among you will have seen a blog late last year introducing Deborah, a member of our brand new Empowerment Advisory Committee. We are proud to have established this Committee late last year in an effort to bring more of the rare disease...

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