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Findacure’s Drug Repurposing for Rare Diseases Conference is back for an eighth year, and this time, it’s gone virtual!
Naturally, this year’s conference will be a little different. COVID-19 has forced us online, but in grabbing the word’s attention, it has also become the poster boy for the power of drug repurposing. In a matter of months, scientists successfully repurposed dexamethasone to treat COVID-19, so why can’t the same urgency be applied to rare diseases?Find out more »
During our next RareChat on Wednesday the 23rd June we will be discussing patient group experiences of community fundraising since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, and how this has shaped their future approaches to fundraising. At the start of the pandemic many patient groups that had previously relied on their communities for the majority of their funding found themselves in challenging circumstances as furlough, job losses, caring responsibilities and the reality of life in lockdown made…Find out more »
Findacure is pleased to announce its next online workshop, which will provide guidance and practical advice to patient groups seeking to better understand their data collection practices to make their data work better for them. Taking place in two hour interactive sessions across three days, the workshop will delve into why and how data should be collected, the key regulations and best practice for approaching data storage and use, and ways that data can be utilised to inform key projects…Find out more »