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.
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The Power of Ideas to Create a Positive Future of Health
This edition of the Power of Ideas, the Milken Institute’s flagship thought leadership series, presents answers from leading professionals in public health, medicine, food and nutrition, aging, patient advocacy, government and more to the imperative questions that will determine the future of health.Read the Collection