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ReSeqTB Data Platform Available to Public

The Rapid Drug Susceptibility Testing Consortium, coordinated by the Critical Path Institute through the Critical Path to TB Drug Regimens (CPTR) initiative, announces the public launch of the Relational Sequencing TB Data Platform (ReSeqTB). ReSeqTB is a data-sharing platform and analytic visualization tool that can be used to discover, grade, and track key bacterial drug resistance mutations. […]

January 10, 2017 Drug Development RDST Research Resources clinical trials drug development ReSeq TB

TB-PACTS Initiative Accepting Requests for Access

The TB-PACTS initiative represents a collaborative partnership between the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Disease (TDR), the TB Alliance, St. George’s University of London, and Critical Path Institute (C-Path). The TB-PACTS data platform is designed to catalyze and accelerate innovative tuberculosis (TB) research by making aggregated Phase III TB clinical trial data […]

October 24, 2016 Drug Development Partner News Research Resources clinical trials drug development fluroquinolones TB-PACTS

2017 CPTR Annual Workshop to be Held March 20 – 23 in Washington DC

The 2017 Critical Path to TB Drug Regimens (CPTR) Annual Workshop, will be held March 20-23, 2017, in Washington DC. DATE: Monday, March 20 through Thursday, March 23, 2017 LOCATION: Washington, DC – Washington Marriot at Metro Center | 775 12th Street NW | 20005 Engaging panel sessions are being developed to showcase the exciting […]

October 12, 2016 Drug Development Events RDST Regulatory Science Research Resources Assay Development CPTR Workshop 2017 drug development

CPTR Workshop 2016: Full Content Day 4

Opening Remarks Speaker: Marco Schito, Critical Path Institute March Schito opened the last day of the CPTR 2016 Workshop recapping the progresses and challenges relating to DST development and summarizing the diagnostic development pathway. Schito shared insight on the future of DST, including the need for new policies to support the work and implementation of […]

May 3, 2016 Drug Development RDST Regulatory Science Research Resources Assay Development clinical trials CPTR Workshop 2016 drug development ReSeq TB

CPTR Workshop 2016: Full Content Day 3

Opening Remarks Speaker: Jim Gallarda, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Jim Gallarda set the stage for the day by considering how success in improved diagnostics should be defined, and stressing the need for innovation from both the supply (developers) side and the demand (users, uptake, and implementers) side. Gallarda emphasized that incentives are needed on […]

May 2, 2016 Drug Development RDST Regulatory Science Research Resources Assay Development clinical trials CPTR Workshop 2016 drug development ReSeq TB

CPTR Workshop 2016: Full Content Day 2

Welcoming Remarks Speaker: Mel Spigelman, TB Alliance Mel Spigelman opened the day’s program by reflecting on the changing landscape of TB drug development from a sponsor perspective. Noting that the new drugs themselves are the “beef” of the CPTR initiative, he commented that the current state of TB research has seen the retreat of some […]

May 2, 2016 Drug Development RDST Regulatory Science Research Resources Assay Development clinical trials CPTR Workshop 2016 drug development ReSeq TB

CPTR Workshop 2016: Full Content Day 1

Opening Remarks Speaker: Jan Gheuens, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Jan Gheuens opened CPTR’s 2016 Workshop by reminding the audience of the principles and mission of the CPTR Initiative, stressing the urgency of accelerating the development and availability of new TB combination therapies and noting the role of partnership and coordination in achieving the mission. […]

May 2, 2016 Drug Development RDST Regulatory Science Research Resources Assay Development clinical trials Community Engagement CPTR Workshop 2016 drug development

New TB Clinical Trial Data-Sharing Platform Available for Researchers

TUCSON, Ariz., April 18, 2016 — The Critical Path Institute (C-Path), the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), TB Alliance, andSt. George’s, University of London, are pleased to announce the launch of the TB-Platform for Aggregation of Clinical TB Studies (TB-PACTS). “TB-PACTS is a valuable tool in the fight against the […]

April 18, 2016 Drug Development Partner News Press Releases Regulatory Science Research Resources Uncategorized clinical trials drug development TB-PACTS

TB and HIV Join Together for Combined Community Engagement Forum

The following was authored by Stacey Hannah and Jessica Handibode, and re-posted from Avac.org We sang. We danced. We shared our experiences, and we learned from each other. Most importantly, we strategized as equals about how to promote the work of community engagement in clinical trials. And for the first time, engagement implementers from both TB […]

December 21, 2015 Partner News Research Resources Commununity engagement TB/HIV

View webinar on Good Participatory Practice Guidelines for TB Drug Trials

Recently, CPTR partners hosted and participated in a webinar covering Good Participatory Practice (GPP) Guidelines for TB Drug Trials. GPP focuses on effectively engaging all stakeholders within the design and conduct of medical research. It can accelerate the pace of trials, prevent conflicts, and support the introduction of new products. The event covered best practices […]

July 23, 2015 Research Resources