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January 11, 2019

Will Pancreas Surgery Cure My Pancreatitis? Doctors Explain TPIAT

Mission: Cure's webinar, TPIAT: Should I Have My Pancreas Removed?, discusses pancreas surgery to reduce chronic pain from pancreatitis.  This is the fourth broadcast in Mission: Cure’s Patient and Family Webinar Series. In this webinar replay you can hear Dr. Melena Bellin of the University of Minnesota explain: Who should consider TPIAT (Total Pancreatectomy & Islet Auto-Transplantation) The selection criteria The TPIAT…
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December 13, 2018

“Is Pancreatitis in Your Genes?” Webinar Q&A

We had so many questions during our webinar on the genetics of pancreatitis, which can be viewed here, that we could not answer them all during the session. We didn't want to leave questions unanswered, so here are Dr. Mark Haupt and Dr. David Whitcomb's answers to the questions we didn’t get to: (more…)
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December 9, 2018

Curing Pancreatitis: It’s Time for a New Approach!

https://youtu.be/BOmLjiVIX6c On December 8th, Mission: Cure hosted an informational webinar for chronic and recurrent acute pancreatitis patients, their families and clinicians on their new approach to curing pancreatitis. It featured co-directors Megan Golden and Linda Martin, who gave presentations on the gap Mission: Cure is working to address, their innovative financing model, and how patients and families can get involved…
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November 14, 2018

Is Pancreatitis in Your Genes?

https://youtu.be/dLrEmdmgaLQ On November 13th, Mission: Cure hosted an informational webinar for chronic and recurrent acute pancreatitis patients, their families and clinicians on new genetic discoveries related to this disease. It featured presentations by Dr. David Whitcomb of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Dr. Mark Haupt of Ariel Precision Medicine, two award-winning and innovative leaders, and a engaging Q&A session…
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October 29, 2018

Is Pancreatitis in Your Genes? A Webinar on New Genetic Discoveries in Chronic and Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis

Mission: Cure invites you to attend our Informational Webinar for Chronic and Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis Patients, their Families and Clinicians on November 13, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. EST! Join Dr. David Whitcomb of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Dr. Mark Haupt of Ariel Precision Medicine to learn more about the genetics behind most cases of chronic pancreatitis. By…
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September 11, 2018

blackbear Will Accept Courage Award at Mission: Cure LA Fundraiser to Cure Pancreatitis

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July 11, 2018

N=1 Drug Discovery Pact: Mission: Cure’s New Partnership with Perlara

Mission: Cure believes that new innovations in medical research are key to achieving our goal of curing chronic pancreatitis. For this reason, we strive to leverage and support advances in genomics and precision medicine and aim to collaborate with forward-thinking and mission-driven organizations. Today, we are excited to announce our partnership with Perlara, a rare disease drug discovery platform company working with…
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If you or a loved one is experiencing pain due to chronic pancreatitis, here is an opportunity to get your voice heard and potentially shape the drug development and regulatory process! On Monday July 9th, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm, FDA is hosting a public meeting on Patient-Focused Drug Development for Chronic Pain. The goal of this meeting is to better understand and incorporate patients’ voice in drug development and evaluation for chronic pain. FDA is interested in hearing about 1) the symptoms of chronic pain that matter most to patients and 2) patients’ perspectives on current approaches to treatment of chronic pain, particularly from those using analgesic medications, other medications, and non-pharmacological interventions or therapies. Due to limited capacity, in-person registration has closed, but registration to attend via webcast is still open. Webcast participants can also provide input through virtual comments. We call upon interested chronic pancreatitis patients to find more information and register at https://bit.ly/2HkylYZ and bring the much-needed voice of chronic pancreatitis patients to the meeting.
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June 25, 2018

Register for the FDA Public Meeting on Chronic Pain!

To register and see more information regarding the session on chronic pain, please visit: https://bit.ly/2HkylYZ. On the day of the meeting, registered patients will be able to access the webcast here. Get your voice heard: If you are unable to making the public meeting, you can still contribute through written comments on the Federal Register Notice for this meeting that will…
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May 9, 2018

Mission: Cure News and Updates May 2018

Mission: Cure aims to demonstrate a new model for curing disease, leveraging outcome-based financing and impact investing. Our first mission is to find a cure for CHRONIC PANCREATITIS, a painful and disabling disease that affects 150,000 people, including 10,000 children. Our goal is to accelerate the development of promising new treatments and find a cure. But we can't do it…
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April 20, 2018

Pediatric Pancreatitis: The Latest Research

On April 18th, Mission:Cure and NPF hosted the first webinar in our new pancreatitis webinar series. International pediatric pancreatitis expert Dr. Aliye Uc of the University of Iowa presented the latest research on pancreatitis in children. Please click on this link to listen to the webinar. We hope you’ll join us for future pancreatitis webinars. Please join our mailing list…
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