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27 January 2016

From the Program Leader

The Pediatric Praziquantel program has progressed well in 2015, thanks to the great commitment of the consortium partners, the important contribution from...

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News
27 January 2016

Merck increases its contribution to the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium

After completion of the Phase I bioavailability trials and of the taste study, the Pediatric Praziquantel Program is progressing to the Phase II development...

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Events
23 December 2015

Symposium for International Research and Innovation in Schistosomiasis

The Consortium will be present at the Symposium for International Research and Innovation in Schistosomiasis (SIRIS) early February.

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Events
13 August 2015

9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health 2015

The Pediatric PZQ Consortium will have a significant presence at the 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH 15:...

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News
13 July 2015

Schistosomiasis prioritized at meeting in Cameroon

Presentations on schistosomiasis received a great deal of attention at the recent 4th International Congress of the Cameroon Parasitology Society (Bandjoun...

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News
13 July 2015

Gathering momentum - The Consortium at conferences

Partners in the Pediatric Praziquantel (PZQ) Consortium have maintained a strong presence at international conferences during the last year – communicating...

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News
13 July 2015

Outstanding contributions to research in Tanzania

In March 2015 the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium team visited the Republic of Tanzania, spending a week there as part of the efforts towards developing a...

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News
13 July 2015

Consortium reinforces connections with Sub-Saharan Africa

As the development program (currently in clinical phase I) moves into phase II early next year, it will see close collaboration with clinical research...

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Press release
29 May 2015

Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium Awarded USD4.9 Million Grant from Global Health Innovative Technology Fund

The second research grant from GHIT provides further support for the Phase II development of a pediatric formulation to combat schistosomiasis in pre-school...

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News
16 March 2015

Satellites track snail disease risk

16-03-2015

Scientists are tracking snails from space in a bid to combat the spread of parasitic disease in Africa.

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News
23 January 2015

European Biopharmaceutical Review publishes case study on Schistosomiasis

Schistosomiasis is one of the most prevalent – yet often neglected – parasitic diseases.

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News
10 December 2014

Consortium wins ‘silver medal’ at 2014 Corporate Engagement Awards

The Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium was shortlisted and won the ‘silver’ medal for ‘best management of a programme’ at the prestigious 2014 Corporate...

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