❄️❄️ December Newsletter ❄️❄️


​There's still time to submit your nominations for the 2018
​Global Health Repurposing Awards!

Help Cures Within Reach honor researchers, clinicians, groups or organizations who have made a patient impact in cancer through repurposing. 

Nominations are accepted through the Cures Within Reach website through 12/15, and can come from anywhere in the world. Self-nominations are also accepted. 
Click here for nomination requirements and more information.
Awardees will be recognized at the GHRA event on June 26 in Chicago at our newly confirmed venue: City Winery!

We encourage you to share this Call for Nominations widely with your network.

Questions? Contact Clare Thibodeaux, PhD, Director of Scientific Affairs

Tis the season...of giving!

We are so grateful for each and every one of YOU -
our generous friends & supporters. 

Because of you, we are better able to improve patient quality and length of life by leveraging the speed, safety and cost-effectiveness of medical repurposing research -
all to drive more treatments to more patients more quickly.

Your ongoing support is vital to our mission. Every dollar makes a difference to patients desperately in need of treatment.

Please don't forget to include Cures Within Reach in your end of year giving!

❤️ Happy Holidays & a safe & prosperous New Year from all of us at Cures Within Reach ❤️


Congratulations to the winner of CureAccelerator Live! 2017
Paul Swiecicki, MD, University of Michigan

for his project:
Repurposing Old Drugs as New Therapies for Metastatic Thyroid Cancer

Thank you to all of our incredible finalists, expert panelists, sponsors, attendees, volunteers, and the Cures Within Reach Young Professionals Board for an unforgettable evening focused on drug repurposing in cancer!

Click here to learn more about the other CureAccelerator Live! 2017 finalists and their cancer drug repurposing projects.

Annual Meeting  2017

Thank you to all who attended our Annual Meeting on 11/15 at MATTER! We had a great turnout and a lot of thoughtful feedback to help us improve & grow as an organization. 

We hope you enjoyed hearing about our new 
strategic plan & highlights from 2017.

​Read & share our
 Annual Report.


Looking Back


Thank you
for making 2017 one of our most successful years to date.

​We're proud to recap our year of progress:

21 total ongoing projects in 17 different institutions, representing over $2 million in Cures Within Reach funding; 8 new projects approved in FY2017, valued at nearly $350,000 

3 projects were completed, all with data either published in peer‐reviewed academic journals or being prepared for publication 


The 5th Annual Global Health Repurposing Awards 
The Longest Day of Golf 
CureAccelerator Live!

Strategic Plan:
Now approved by the Executive Board, the implementation of this three‐year plan has begun to take Cures Within Reach into our next stage of growth, both in terms of scale and long‐term funding sources.  
Click here to read our Strategic Plan!

Volunteer Spotlight


2017 Volunteers

As we look back on this very successful year, we know we couldn't have achieved as much without our incredible volunteers. From board members to event volunteers, interns and students...

We truly appreciate your time and talents, your passion for repurposing, and your dedication to driving more treatments to more patients more quickly through repurposing.

Thank you.