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2018 Critical Path to TB Drug Regimens (CPTR) Annual Workshop – Rescheduled for Late 2018

Originally scheduled for April 23-25, 2018, the workshop will now take place later in 2018.

October 17, 2017 Uncategorized

CPTR 2017 Workshop: Summaries, Slides, and Videos — Day 2

Welcoming Remarks Mel Spigelman (TB Alliance) Mel Spigelman opened the second day of the workshop by introducing the day’s agenda and drawing attention to the personal stories of TB patients, reinforcing the driving force behind CPTR and all TB research and development efforts. Video   Driving Progress Through Regulatory Innovation – Learnings from Oncology and […]

May 17, 2017 Drug Development Events RDST Regulatory Science Research Resources Uncategorized Assay Development biomarkers clinical trials Community Engagement CPTR Workshop 2017 diagnostics drug resistance fluroquinolones hollow fiber model ReSeq TB TB-PACTS

CPTR 2017 Workshop: Workshop Demos and Breakout Sessions

The 2017 CPTR Workshop included topical breakout sessions on a range of topics, including interactive training demonstrations on several tools developed through CPTR partnerships. Demo: Interactive Tool for Optimal Positioning of Time-to-Positivity Results in Patients with TB The CPTR modeling and simulation team, in partnership with Certara, developed a quantitative model that describes the longitudinal […]

May 16, 2017 Drug Development Events RDST Uncategorized Assay Development biomarkers clinical trials CPTR Workshop 2017 diagnostics drug development ReSeq TB ReseqTB

Let’s Make TB History!

I visited South Africa earlier this year to learn more about the progress the country is making in the fight against HIV. I toured health clinics, met with doctors and researchers, and listened to the stories of people living with HIV. Again and again, our conversations turned to an often forgotten disease which is HIV’s […]

November 2, 2016 Uncategorized

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

Losing the Fight Against Tuberculosis

by Patrick Adams Originally published by New York Times on January 5, 2015 On a recent morning at Persahabatan Hospital in East Jakarta, patients, some from remote villages accessible only by boat, gathered in a waiting room. Nearby, lab technicians used new diagnostic technology to test sputum samples for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, in an effort to […]

January 8, 2015 Uncategorized

3rd Annual CPTR Workshop

In October, the Critical Path to TB Drug Regimens (CPTR) initiative convened partners from the academic, foundation, government/regulatory, pharmaceutical and scientific communities in Washington, D.C. for its 3rd Annual Workshop. Participants reviewed individual and collective accomplishments in advancing new TB drug regimen development, as well as the current global and regulatory landscape and other cross-sector […]

December 17, 2012 Uncategorized

Trial Signals Major Milestone in Hunt for New TB Drugs

A novel approach to discover the first new tuberculosis (TB) combination drug regimen cleared a major hurdle when Phase II clinical trial results found it could kill more than 99 percent of patients’ TB bacteria within two weeks and could be more effective than existing treatments, according to a study published in the Lancet.

August 9, 2012 Uncategorized

CPTR Workshop Agenda Announced

CPTR will be hosting its second Workshop on November 9-10, 2011 at the Hilton Arlington in Arlington, VA. The Workshop will provide a forum for the workgroups to meet and receive updates on the latest state of the science. Click through this post to preview the latest agenda for the CPTR Workshop 2011

July 13, 2011 Events Uncategorized

Critical Path Institute Announces Expansion of Regulatory Science Consortium for Tuberculosis

Critical Path Institute (C-Path) announced that the Regulatory Science Consortium, an arm of CPTR, has added 10 new member organizations, including some of the world’s leading pharmaceuitcal developers

April 29, 2011 Partner News Press Releases Uncategorized