News about 'clinical trials'

10 Oct 2012
This week we highlight an interview with Dr. Douglas Lowrie, a Senior Research Fellow at Fudan University’s Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center in China. He discusses the extent of the problem of TB in China and innovative research on enhancing TB treatment using immunotherapeutic vaccines.
4 Oct 2012
Click here to read the full document. Launch of the Good Participatory Practice Guidelines for TB Drug Trials The Stakeholder and Community Engagement Workgroup of the Critical Path to TB Drug Regimens initiative launches guidelines that will facilitate the involvement of communities and...
3 Sep 2012
Anna K. Coussensa, Robert J. Wilkinson, Yasmeen Hanifa, Vladyslav Nikolayevskyy, Paul T. Elkington, Kamrul Islam, Peter M. Timms, Timothy R. Venton, Graham H. Bothamley, Geoffrey E. Packe, Mathina Darmalingam, Robert N. Davidson, Heather J. Milburn, Lucy V. Baker, Richard D. Barker, Charles A. Mein...
14 Aug 2012
We invite you to join us for the Stop TB Partnership Working Group on New Drugs’ 2012 Annual Meeting at the Impiana KLCC Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday, November 14. Also, we are sponsoring a lunch to allow the Sub-groups (Biology/Targets, Candidates, Critical Knowledge and Tools, and...
10 Apr 2012
This week, we are highlighting two articles published online in the Journal of Infectious Diseases in March. The first article by Coxon, et al., looks at the benefits and limitations of the two main approaches to compound discovery for TB, target-based and phenotypic-based. The second article by...
26 Mar 2012
The 243rd American Chemistry Society National Meeting and Exposition is being held in San Diego, California, from March 26 to March 29. There are several presentations on tuberculosis. Here are the abstracts of a few of the talks. The first item received news coverage and discusses two approved...
22 Mar 2012
Click here to get more info. Saturday, March 24, is officially World TB Day but there has been a stream of activities, publications, news and messages to let the world not forget about this major infectious disease killer that claims millions of lives each year. Events On March 7 and 13, the CORE...
20 Mar 2012
The audience takes in the promise of the NC--002 trial. During the “Cure All: A briefing on the status of the most promising new TB drugs research” sponsored by the Critical Path to New TB Drug Regimens (CPTR) on Monday, March 19, Dr. Mel Spigelman, CEO & President, of TB Alliance announced the...
8 Mar 2012
At the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle, results on the Thibela TB preventative therapy trial in South Africa gold miners was presented with mixed outcomes. On one hand, the number of cases in miners in the experimental group who screened negative for...
29 Feb 2012
Dr. Tawanda Gumbo Summary: Dr. Tawanda Gumbo , an associate professor at the The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, recently published a paper in the Journal of Infectious Diseases entitled “Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis not due to noncompliance but to between-patient...
13 Feb 2012
Click here to go to the Global Health Trials website. We would like to share an exciting development in the field of global health, which has been launched in the last six months – an innovative professional membership scheme for tracking the continued professional development of clinical research...
30 Jan 2012
The 21st Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board retreat and meeting officially started in Bangkok, Thailand, on Sunday, Janu a ry 29th with the official opening ceremony held yesterday January 30th. Below are some exciting news from the meeting courtesy of Mark Harrington, Executive Director of the...
26 Jan 2012
On November 17 and 18, a TB Clinical Trials Consultants Meeting was held at St. George’s, University of London. The meeting was organized by CDC , CPTR , INTERTB , NIH , and TB Alliance . The meeting was convened to catalog expert opinion on the conduct of Phase 2 and Phase 3 clinical trials in...
2 Nov 2011
Click here for full report Source: Stop TB Partnership News, November 3, 2011 A plan targeting researchers around the world and providing them with a framework to achieve the research objectives of the the Global Plan to Stop TB 2011-2015 and beyond, towards elimination of TB, was launched on...
1 Nov 2011
2011 WGND Annual Meeting (Lille, France) During last week, the Stop TB Partnership Working Group on New Drugs had a successful annual meeting in Lille, France, in conjunction with the 42nd Union World Conference . There were several updates to the Global TB Drugs Pipeline showing progress toward...

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