For Profit Approach

Parents whose child is afflicted with a rare, often genetic, disease and want to do something to bring attention to the condition or encourage drug development for it typically establish a foundation. But, as the Wall Street Journal reports, a small portion of parents has instead been founding for-profit companies.

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