Perspectives in Neglected Diseases: DND<i>i</i> strategy for development of new treatments for Chagas Disease.

Abstract

This presentation describes the problem of Chagas' disease, the limitations of existing treatments, and DNDi's work in identifying lead compounds for the long term, developing combination therapy and repurposing antifungal azole drugs for the medium term, developing a new and better paediatric benznidazole firmulation for the short term, and developing a 'platform' to strengthen clinical research.

Citation

Presentation from Colloquium on Neglected Tropical Diseases of Latin America Lima, Peru, 12-14 November 2009.

Perspectives in Neglected Diseases: DNDi strategy for development of new treatments for Chagas Disease.

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