Dr. Bruce Bloom is President and Chief Science Officer of Cures Within Reach, a US based global charity that improves patient quality and length of life by facilitating proof of concept clinical trials testing the repurposing of human approved drugs, devices and nutriceuticals for new indications, especially in rare and neglected diseases.
Cures Within Reach’s newest venture is CureAccelerator™, the only global online repurposing research collaboration platform designed to bring together funders, clinicians, researchers, industry and lay stakeholders to create and conduct pilot clinical trials that drive more repurposed treatments to more patients more quickly.
Dr. Bloom was selected as an International Ashoka Social Entrepreneur Fellow in 2010 for his system-changing solutions to one the world’s most urgent social problems, cure development. His business experience spans not-for-profit and for-profit work in research, law, healthcare, medical malpractice, risk management, regulatory affairs, product development, food service, art, and education.
Dr. Bloom is on the Science Advisory Board (SAB) of Rediscovery Life Sciences, SAB member for the GARROD AKU Consortium, Trustee of the Kendall College Charitable Trust, member of the Board of Councilors of Midwestern University, and Client Advisor to Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. Dr. Bloom hosts the Clinician’s Roundtable on ReachMD.com, and is a facilitator for Pathways to Successful Living.