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!
In this week’s blog, Mary Rose - our Head of Operations - tells us about Findacure’s recent trip to World Orphan Drug Congress, Europe. This week, Rick - Findacure’s CEO - and I attended World Orphan Drug Congress (WODC) in Barcelona, Spain. Now in its 10th year, WODC...read more
We’re so excited to introduce our new Projects Officer, Philippa Norman, who joined the Findacure team this week!read more
The recent opening of The Zayed Centre for research, a dedicated rare disease centre which is a part of Great Ormond Street Hospital, is incredibly exciting for the rare disease community as a whole.read more
On Tuesday 8th October 2019, Findacure ran its biggest showcase to-date! This was our first time venturing to the North West region of England, and we were so excited to see what the wonderful city of Manchester had to offer!read more
Building a rare disease patient registryOn 17th September, Findacure ran a workshop in London entitled 'Building a rare disease patient registry'. The event was comprised of talks about registries from a range of stakeholders across the rare disease field, including...read more
On 23rd September, Rick and Mary Rose attended Cambridge Rare Disease Network’s RAREsummit at the Wellcome Genone Genome Campus in Hinxton.read more
This week we said a final goodbye to our Patient Group Development Manager, Libbie. Libbie has been working at Findacure for the past four years but is moving on in pursuit of a new challenge. Next month she will start her new position as a Graduate Analyst at the...read more
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