Giving orphan drugs a family.

One of the biggest problems with pharmaceutical drug development is that rare diseases are either underfunded by pharmaceutical companies because orphan drug development can’t promise returns, or big pharma aggressively invests seeking huge returns which drives up patient costs.

PharmAdopt is a web-based platform that uses user’s basic info scraped from our Facebook API and our machine learning algorithm to pair users with donation methods to patient organizations supporting the development of orphan drugs affecting people with similar demographic characteristics to themselves.

In doing so, we hope to expand the circle of empathy for rare diseases to a wider audience, thus giving orphan drugs a family.

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