- Nov. 5, 2020
-- Cures Within Reach (CWR),
a leading global nonprofit focused on improving patient quality and length of life by leveraging the speed, safety and cost-effectiveness of medical repurposing research, today announced that it will launch a major new initiative on November 11, 2020 in recognition of Veterans Day.
The new initiative will build upon CWR's portfolio of current drug repurposing and other therapeutic repurposing projects (http://bit.ly/
cwrcurrent) that utilize proven therapies into new indications, including those underway on behalf of veterans and/or active military that are treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and limb trauma.About Cures Within Reach
Cures Within Reach (CWR) is a US-based philanthropic leader that improves patient quality and length of life by leveraging the speed, safety and cost-effectiveness of medical repurposing research, driving more treatments to more patients more quickly. CWR catalyzes research to facilitate and validate repurposing opportunities that create clinical impact. Through repurposing, CWR drives both market impact and health savings to patients and patient groups, from academia/researchers, with payers and the healthcare industry and with support from the government, philanthropy and others.
CWR currently has a global portfolio of 23 repurposing research projects at 20 institutions in 17 diseases. Visit cureswithinreach.org or follow CWR via Twitter @CuresWReach, LinkedIn (LinkedIn.com/
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