What We Do (Mission)
What We Do
With an independent voice, FasterCures is working to build a system that is effective, efficient, and driven by a clear vision: patient needs above all else. We believe that transformative and life-saving science should be fully realized and deliver better treatments to the people who need them.
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By the Numbers
There are approximately 10,000 diseases worldwide
Despite the 10,000 diseases around the globe, there are only 500 treatments
The average cost to get a new prescription drug into the hands of patients is over $2 billion
Putting Patients at the Center of Medical R&D
The impact of patient engagement has been demonstrated by numerous case studies for specific diseases and products, as well as a model for the return on investment. There is now a growing call for expanding beyond single examples of patient engagement to seeing it as a routine medical practice across diseases and conditions. This report highlights the current gaps and provides a forward-looking perspective on initiatives that will help patient engagement become a fully integrated practice throughout the product lifecycle.Learn More
The Research Acceleration and Innovation Network (TRAIN)
Partner with other forward-thinking foundations in finding novel medical solutions.
FasterCures LeadersLink Program
For nonprofit Chief Executives interested in leading the charge for positive change within their organizations.