AGENDA: Do not miss!!
We will celebrate the World TB Day
at Palau Macaya, Barcelona (thanks to the LaCaixa Foundation), on 22th March 2017, from 10 am to 3 pm.
Organized by the FUITB.
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
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
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
What do we know of human tuberculosis (TB) lesions? At what extent are we mimicking them well with the current experimental animal models? Which are the best models to evaluate vaccine and drug candidates against TB? And what could we do … Continue reading
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
Dr. Pere Joan Cardona and his research team from the “Unitat de Tuberculosi Experimental” have been awarded with the first “Ramón Pla Armengol biennial Prize” funded by the “Ramon Pla Armengol Foundation” due to his work to obtain a therapeutic vaccine for tuberculosis and, particularly, … Continue reading