FasterCures/The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions is a nonprofit think tank and catalyst for action that works across sectors and diseases to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the medical research enterprise. Our mission is to accelerate the progress of discovery and development of new medical solutions for deadly and debilitating diseases. FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, is nonpartisan and independent of interest groups. Since 2003, FasterCures has been working on breaking down the barriers that exist across the research continuum - from basic research to drug development - to clear the path to faster medical progress. We are committed to facilitating a medical research culture that encourages innovation, collaboration, outcomes, effective and efficient use of resources and transparency.