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Moments of Hope Gala

MOMENTS OF HOPE GALA - Saturday, October 15, 2022. 5pm PT / 8pm ET: Moments of Hope Gala (party!). Your donations contribute to Mission: Cure’s efforts to dramatically improve the lives of all people affected by pancreatitis.
Megan Golden
September 19, 2022
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Now Hiring a Nonprofit Growth Marketer!

Your career at Mission: Cure can help improve the lives of people who are suffering and change the way diseases are cured Job Overview and Requirements: Are you ready to apply your talents in marketing and communications to help grow an innovative nonprofit that is changing the model for curing disease while improving the lives of people who are suffering?…
Megan Golden
August 23, 2022
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Getting Ready to Test New Pancreatitis Treatments: News from PancreasFest

When will we have new treatments for pancreatitis? In July, Mission: Cure met with researchers and doctors to discuss this important question. Mission: Cure CEO Megan Golden, VP for Translational Research Lola Rahib, and the summer interns attended PancreasFest 2022 at the University of Pittsburgh. PancreasFest is an annual conference that brings together researchers who treat pancreatic diseases. These experts…
Megan Golden
August 11, 2022
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New Collaboration with Johns Hopkins to Treat Pancreatitis Pain

Mission: Cure has provided initial funding to Johns Hopkins Medicine to launch the new Pancreatitis Pain Research Center. Mission: Cure will work with Johns Hopkins to establish the Pancreatitis Pain Research Program.The Goals for the Pancreatitis Pain Program are: To study and treat specific types of pain associated with chronic pancreatitis To create an evidence-based model to effectively treat pancreatitis…
Megan Golden
June 15, 2022

Meet the 2022 Summer Intern Cohort!

2020 Summer Intern Cohort Mission: Cure is pleased to welcome a group of talented and passionate minds to the team this summer! This year's interns will work on a variety of science, research nonprofit management, public policy, and communications projects.
Megan Golden
June 8, 2022

Exciting Updates from Mission: Cure

Join our mailing list and the first to know about the newest breakthroughs in pancreatitis research and important patient-education events. Meet the New Face of Science at Mission: Cure Meet Lola Rahib, Ph.D. Lola recently joined Mission: Cure as vice president of translational research to move our “cure strategy” forward. Lola has a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, expertise in pancreatic…
Megan Golden
April 20, 2022
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Moments of Hope 2021

Moments of Hope Virtual Gala Celebrating Pancreatitis Warriors October 7th, 2021 5pm PT / 8pm ET Frequently Asked Questions What to Expect An interactive social hour and program where you can video chat with other guests  in real-time followed by a fun, virtual party featuring patient stories, games, and a live auction How You Will Make an Impact Your donations contribute to all three…
Megan Golden
September 10, 2021
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Webinar: Genetics and Medication

Genetics and Medication: How Your Genes Affect the Medications You Take https://youtu.be/yA0nteCFZFY On June 23rd, 2021, Mission: Cure held a webinar with Ariel Precision Medicine to shed light on the connection between genetics and medication. Solomon Adams, Director of Bioinformatics and Genome Technologies discussed how your genes affect how certain medications (like antidepressants and pain medication) work and how you…
Megan Golden
June 29, 2021

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

On June 19th of every year, we commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. In the last hundred years, the healthcare field has made great strides in treating disease, yet many people still receive poor and unequal care. Compared to white people in the United States, people of color have less access to high-quality health care.¹ For people suffering…
Megan Golden
June 18, 2021