re Rx: Dedicated to exploring, informing and reflecting on the world of repurposing research
One Health of a Life: Deborah Collyar
September 27, 2016
Guest blog post by Dr. Bruce Bloom & Dr. Clare Thibodeaux
Due to popular demand, former blog guests Bruce Bloom, and Clare Thibodeaux from Cures Within Reach have returned with another post. This time, they explain how they bring researchers, older drugs, and new funders together to come up with new solutions for patients. Disclosure: I am a member of their Advisory Board, and think this concept is brilliant!
Ways to repurpose existing drugs, devices and nutriceuticals can offer powerful “new” treatments for diseases that desperately need them. A recent blog post (“How to Solve Diseases with Existing Drugs”) talked about the power of repurposing research. So why doesn’t more research with available drugs get done?