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: email@example.com
Looking to raise awareness of your rare disease among medical professionals? Then look no further as we have the ideal opportunity for you.read more
Taking place from 19 – 23 January 2020 in London, UK, for the first time the world’s leading experts in EB research, clinical management, and the EB Community will be brought together in one place – the 2020 EB World Congress.read more
Cambridge is one of the UK’s leading cities for scientific and medical research, with a cluster of patient and advocacy groups, clinicians, life science networks and academics focused on rare diseases. It also happens to be the location of Findacure HQ. This is why, each year, we hold the Cambridge Rare Disease Showcase, a highlight of our social calendar held right in the heart of the hustle and bustle of this great city.read more
In this week’s blog, we would like to introduce you to our new volunteer, Danny de Vries Robbe. Danny joined us from Royal Holloway University London for a two-week placement which focused on the development of e-learning materials for our portal.read more
On Friday 2nd August, team Findacure held a strategy day at Mary Rose’s house to discuss our aims over the next year, accompanied by her adorable cat, Jasper.read more
Seven years in the making: SONIA 2 and DevelopAKUre results analysed and positive trends identified!
Findacure would like to congratulate our co-founder Nick Sireau and office mates the AKU Society on the news that analysis of data from the SONIA 2 clinical trial has now been completed and very positive trends have been identified!read more
In this week’s blog, we would like to introduce you to our new volunteer, Marco Gallotta. Marco joined us from Royal Holloway University London for a two-week placement which focused on the development of e-learning materials for our portal.read more
The past few weeks have certainly been varied for the team here at Findacure! Taryn, Mary Rose, and Rick have all been out and about raising awareness of rare diseases!read more
On 11th July, our Patient Group Engagement Manager, Libbie, ran a webinar entitled ‘Growing your patient community: identifying patients and groups online’.read more
On 21st June, Findacure hosted its peer mentoring summer meet-up at Hamilton House in London, with attendees travelling from as far afield as northern Scotland.read more
In this week's blog, Samuel Agyei Wiafe, founder/executive director of Rare Disease Ghana Initiative, gives us an insight into his organisation's journey so far. Rare diseases reflect a group of conditions with low prevalence, often accompanying the individual from...read more
This week’s blog features one of the fantastic entries we received for our 2018 Student Voice essay competition. Here, Zainab Ganiyu-Dada from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry discusses the importance empathy and understanding in clinicians'...read more