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

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a Tuberculosis symposium on the beach? Yes, on June 2016: Correlating Clinical and Experimental TB Pathology

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

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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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Dr. Pere-Joan Cardona, awarded with the first “Ramon Pla Armengol Prize” on Respiratory Medicine

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

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