Accelerating clinical studies is a mission that affects us all.
For the 1.5 million people living with lupus in the U.S., research progress has been frustratingly slow. Organizations like the Lupus Research Alliance, the world's largest private funder of lupus research, are working to fund the most promising research and bring us closer to better treatments and a cure.Read more
When you just can't think of that actor's name or where you put your wallet, it's common to worry about memory loss. Most people think of Alzheimer's disease first, but there are several conditions that can cause memory issues. Some might surprise you.
If you or a loved on are living with lung cancer, there are treatment and trial options for you. Our friends at Patient Power are hosting a webinar this Thursday, and we urge you to take part to learn how you can access tomorrow's medicine today. Andrew Schorr, Patient Power founder, will host a panel that includes Alex Spira of the Virginia Cancer Specialists Research Institute, Bruce Johnson of Harvard Medical and Dana-Farber (and current ASCO president), and Matt Ellefson, an inspirational patient and founder of SURVIVEit.Read more
On May 12, Antidote was privileged to host an extraordinary group of patients and advocates, who came together to discuss a critical issue in medical trials and research. Led by well-known patient and co-founder of Patient Power, Andrew Schorr, the group talked about strategies for helping minority patients find, understand, and access clinical trials.Read more
Clinical Trials Day is May 19, but every day, medical research volunteers participate in thousands of trials around the country for a wide range of conditions. Together, we’re advancing medical research. Share your personal story—or just an interesting fact— this Friday with #ClinicalTrialsDay to help spread the word.Read more
It’s no secret that at Antidote, we’re all about people. We come to work each day to help people connect with new treatments for devastating conditions, including those that have impacted our own loved ones. And we are in good company.Read more
MarlaJan Wexler of the Luck Fupus blog has an unbelievable health story. She’s a Philadelphia native who’s had more than her fair share of health issues – from a congenital heart defect to lupus to cancer – and yet, she remains a remarkably positive and upbeat advocate for patients. Today is World Lupus Day, and to recognize the difficulties of this invisible illness, and encourage all to raise their voices like MarlaJan does, we’re thrilled to share her story:Read more
Every year on April 7, we celebrate World Health Day in honor of the founding of the World Health Organization. It’s a day, as the WHO puts it, “mobilize action around a specific health topic of concern for people all of the world.” This year that topic is depression.Read more