Leapcure focuses on making patient voices a priority for researchers. We know that patients are experts in their condition and we value providing a platform for patients to share their experiences to help push research forward. During Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, we spoke with a patient diagnosed with IPF about her experience with this disease… Continue reading Patient Outlooks on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
I started my career as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and went on to complete my Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), ultimately becoming a Registered Nurse. Having worked in many specialties from pediatrics, orthopedics, mental health, and beyond, I really loved making a difference for patients at the hospitals/clinics I worked in. This work has shaped… Continue reading From Nurse to Patient and Back Again
According to the National Institutes of Health, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is a rare disease that affects about 100,000 patients in the United States. IPF causes the buildup of scar tissue in the lungs and makes breathing harder as the condition worsens. Here at Leapcure, we have had the privilege of speaking with over 1,500 IPF… Continue reading Behind the Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Diagnosis
Happy Hispanic Heritage month! Seems different to be kicking off a month-long celebration on the 15th day, right? But for the Hispanic and Latinx communities, there is great significance to honoring these cultures starting on September 15th. For a more in-depth history on Hispanic Heritage Month, check out http://www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov. For many, being connected to our… Continue reading Happy Hispanic Heritage Month from Leapcure!
Being a global company, we have staff, clients, advocacy partners, patients, and physician partners in all corners of the globe. Our day to day is therefore such a rich cultural puzzle- and we love it! I’ve been working with Leapcure for 4 years, starting as Advocacy Partnerships Manager and now serving as VP of Advocacy… Continue reading Moving From Wales to San Francisco: Working for a Global Company Opens So Many Eyes and Doors!