State of Diseases and Cure Research

500 treatments exist for roughly 10,000+ diseases

$38.3 billion in donations were made to health organizations in 2017, a record for the industry

20,000 nonprofits in the U.S. are dedicated to disease research

133 million Americans are affected by chronic disease

350 million people globally suffer from a rare disease

95% of rare diseases lack an FDA approved treatment

80-90% of research never reaches clinical testing

$2.6 billion is the estimated cost to develop one new drug

15-20 years is the estimated time for a drug to get to market

162 medicines in the making

64 institutions supported

31 companies launched

17 medicines in clinical trials

13 licences to pharma