January News & Events
Call for Nominations!

Cures Within Reach is seeking nominations for its Global Health Repurposing Awards. This year we will honor leaders in business, research and philanthropy who have made a difference to rare disease patients. Nominations will be accepted online through February 13, 2017.

Awardees can be nominated from anywhere in the world, and will be recognized at the Global Health Repurposing Awards event on June 27, 2017 in Chicago, IL.

Questions? Contact Clare Thibodeaux

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June 27, 2017

​Our annual awards gala celebrating leaders in science, business and philanthropy who have improved the lives of those with rare disease through repurposing!

See photos from GHRA 2016.

For Sponsorship information, contact Jessica Wayne

CWR in the News
TAPinto.net features ALPS survivor & CWR success story

Somers, NY resident Laura Roublick is featured on TAPinto.net for turning her daughter Nicole's ALPS (Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome) diagnosis into an opportunity to raise awareness and funds for CWR’s mission to cure rare diseases.

Most recently, Laura helped organize a holiday cookie swap event in town raising $2,000 for CWR- Thank you, Laura!

Read the full article  

"Repurposing Existing Drugs for New Indications​"
The Scientist Magazine 

Dr. Bruce Bloom & Cures Within Reach are featured in Anna Azvolinsky's article for The Scientist's January 2017 issue, exploring the repurposing industry and resurrecting/recycling drugs and compounds!

Read the full article!

Volunteer Spotlight


Alexandria Bobe
CWR Young Professionals Board
Executive Chair

Cures Within Reach recognizes The University of Chicago molecular metabolism graduate student Alex Bobe this month, who has been involved with CWR since 2014 when she volunteered at our annual awards gala!

Alex was integral in the formation of CWR's Young Professionals Board and has been it's Executive Chair since the start.

Alex and the YPB spearheaded the inaugural CureAccelerator Live! event held in 2016, as well as multiple YPB fundraisers and socials. Alex has volunteered at our annual meetings and the Global Health Repurposing Awards over the past three years. 

We thank Alex for her dedication to Cures Within Reach, her countless hours of volunteering, and her cheerful leadership of the Young Professionals Board.