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Shepherd Foundation

Building a movement to revolutionize the rare cancer system.

Founded: 2016 by David Hysong

  • Program Area

    Health & Healthcare, Education
  • Location of Impact

    Global, United States
  • Headquarters Location

    Washington D.C., District Of Columbia, United States
  • Product Platforms

    Web, Open Source
  • Budget

    $1,000,000 +

The Shepherd Foundation is on a mission to revolutionize the rare cancer system: To redefine, redesign and redevelop the patient journey from support to treatment, so that all patients may live.

To accomplish this mission, they are building an easily navigable platform to share information and resources on all cancers -- but especially rare cancers. They are also educating and empowering patients about molecular diagnostics with a long-term goal to create an open access repository of genomic data.

Funders and Awards

SHEPHERD Therapeutics