Tag Archives: M.tuberculosis

Successful start of our 2 new trials in Tbilisi, Georgia

We spent last tweek in Tbilisi, Georgia, to prepare the start of our 2 new CT to evaluate hostdirected therapies: ibuprofen and the nutraceutical Nyaditum resae. A pilot CT will evaluate ibuprofen as coadjuvant treatment for Pre-XDR and XDR-TB; and … Continue reading

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Do you like to draw or paint? Do it for tuberculosis!

The fuiTB Foundation has organized an art competition to raise funds for their activities  against tuberculosis. We are participating, and we’d like you to participate too! Popular voting and 3 awards. The only thing you have to do is to … Continue reading

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TBEmpúries Conference- now that is ended

Now that our Conference in Empúries is ended, we would like to thank all the speakers, attendees, sponsors (ClinCapture/S4 Research, Manremyc SL, Noel Alimentaria, Doctoralia) and supporters (SEPAR, TBVI, UITB, CIBERES) involved. We are aware this type of conferences are … Continue reading

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A next step in the Host-Directed Therapies field

We are happy to announce that we are going to conduct a pilot clinical trial in the NCTLD in Tbilisi, Georgia to evaluate the potential benefit and safety of ibuprofen as coadjuvant in the treatment of XDR-TB cases. The study … Continue reading

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An impressive program for a great discussion for TB physicians & surgeons and TB developers &modelers. WILL YOU MISS IT?

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Still time to submit your abstract but hurry for Early-bird registration fees!

Still not registered? Please note that -thanks to a sponsorship help- we have been able to reduce fees, especially for students and EU-funded TB consortia partners; and that the Eary-bird registration fees apply until the 27th of February only. Do … Continue reading

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“Towards host-directed therapies for tuberculosis”: a position comment published in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery by the HDT network.

The prestigious journal Nature Reviews Drug Discovery has published the The Host-Directed Therapies Network (HDT-NET) views and consensus as a comment article. The HDT-NET was founded last spring (April, 7th 2015) by Pr. Alimuddin Zumla and Pr. Markus Maeurer, and gathers 29 African … Continue reading

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