GHRA 2018 Focus on Cancer Banner

Join Cures Within Reach for the 2018 Global Health Repurposing Awards

June 26 at City Winery in the West Loop

as we honor leaders who have made a patient impact through cancer-related repurposing:


GHRA 2018 Awardees

❖ Novartis International AG

Cures Within Reach Patient Impact Legacy Award

selected for its strong support of repurposing imatinib, leading to FDA-approved therapies for several types of rare cancers, and providing nilotinib free of cost to researchers for clinical studies that may lead to regulatory approval in other conditions.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Golan Christie Taglia Patient Impact Philanthropy Award

selected for being one of the earliest and leading major disease-specific nonprofits to fund repurposing research to complement its de novo research portfolio, and for partnering with academia, government and other philanthropic organizations to advance repurposing research as a way to drive treatments to patients with various blood cancers.

Dr. Scott Weir, PharmD, PhD. University of Kansas Cancer Center

Janet Davison Rowley Patient Impact Research Award

selected for his work in advancing 12 repurposed drugs for cancer patients into clinical trials, as the co-inventor of a repurposed antifungal therapy to treat bladder cancer and as an acknowledged thought leader in the repurposing field.



Tickets available now!

Register by May 31 and save $50 with code: GHRA18may31
(Cannot be combined with other discounts)​


To learn about Sponsorship Opportunities, contact Jessica Wayne, Director of Sponsorships:
224-213-7375 or


Thank you to our:

2018 Global Partners

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Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Valet parking at the Global Health Repurposing Awards is provided free of charge - compliments of: 



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 The 2018 Global Health Repurposing Awards are presented in conjunction with:


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