Today, Bob Wright and Dr. Geoffrey Ling published an Op-Ed on FoxBusiness.com, advocating for the creation of HARPA. They write,
"There are more than 9,000 known human diseases, yet there are treatments for only 500 of them. That includes the thirty million people in the United States who suffer from a rare disease—half of whom are children. That’s unacceptable and we need bold action from President Trump and his Administration to revolutionize how we attack disease. It is time to leverage our vast taxpayer-funded federal research assets with state-of-the-art technologies to deliver medical breakthroughs for the millions of patients in this country, and their families, who need them."
You can read the entire piece, HERE.