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22 Sep 2014

2014 WGND Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Oct. 29, 15h-19h


We invite you to join us for the Stop TB Partnership Working Group on New Drugs’ Annual Meeting 2014 at AC Hotel Barcelona Forum, Barcelona, Spain, on Wednesday, Oct. 29th from 15:00 to 19:00.

9 Sep 2014
by Working Group

Posted in Announcements, Events, TB Treatment, Uncategorized

Results of Phase III ReMoxTB Clinical Trial Published


Results of the Phase III REMoxTB clinical trial were published in the New England Journal of Medicine on September 7th, 2014. REMox or Rapid Evaluation of Moxifloxacin in Tuberculosis (REMoxTB) was a trial designed to determine whether replacement of either ethambutol or isoniazid with moxifloxacin shortened the duration of therapy. In summary, while the regimens with moxifloxacin caused a [...]

25 Oct 2013

WHO Global TB Report 2013: Slow decline in Disease Burden, New Tools Needed to Reach Goals

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This is the eighteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress made to date. Additional links to news coverage of the report are included

6 Sep 2013
by Working Group

Posted in Announcements, Events


annual 2013

You are invited to join us for the Stop TB Partnership Working Group on New Drugs’ Annual Meeting 2013 in Paris, France on Oct. 29th. Agenda included.

28 Aug 2013
by Working Group

Posted in Announcements, Events, TB Drug Development

6th International Workshop on Clinical Pharmacology of Tuberculosis Drugs September 9, 2013 in Denver, CO.


This interactive workshop is held in conjunction with the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC).  The workshop is intended to provide clinicians, researchers, students and representatives from regulatory non-government organizations active in the TB-field with a platform for presentation and discussion of the latest scientific developments in the field.  The workshop will allow [...]

24 Jun 2013
by Working Group

Posted in Announcements, Early Drug Development, Events

“Targets for Tomorrow” Workshop at GRC in Italy July 2013


We invite you to join us for the “Targets for Tomorrow” satellite workshop hosted by the WGND Biology/Targets Subgroup on Monday, July 22, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort, Lucca (Barga), Italy.

16 Apr 2013

Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders Scientific Day May 10th

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MSF Scientific Day is a unique opportunity to showcase medical and scientific research carried out in MSF programmes around the world. Presenting and debating the findings from our research is vital to improve the quality of our humanitarian programmes. There will be several topic s on tuberculosis.

Get Ready for World TB Day March 24, 2013!

WTBD 2013

World TB Day is celebrated on March 24 and there is a lot going on during this week and next to highlight the continued problem of TB in the world and the solutions to address the problem. Included is a list of publications, news items, events, and links related to TB and World TB Day 2013.

27 Nov 2012
by Working Group

Posted in Events, TB Drug Development, TB News, TB Treatment

Recap from the 43rd Union World Conference in Kuala Lumpur

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The week of November 12th was exciting with the 43rd Union World Conference, the WGND Annual Meeting (will be posting presentations soon), and the Stop TB Coordinating Board Meeting. Included are some news highlights and a listing of webcasts of interesting and presentations relevant for TB drug development and research.

29 Aug 2012

Live Streaming of Demystifying Pyrazinamide Workshop–September 5 & 6


On September 5 and 6, 2012, the “Demystifying Pyrazinamide – Challenges and Opportunities” Workshop will be held at Johns Hopkins University and is sponsored by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Johns Hopkins University Center for AIDS Research, and the Stop TB Partnership Working Group on New Drugs. There will be live streaming available.