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Coordination, rationalisation and integration of antimalarial drug discovery initiatives

Objective

Antimalarial drug discovery and development initiatives globally are fragmented and uncoordinated. We have brought together key organisations including MMV, WHO and AntiMal, an EU-funded FP6 Integrated Project represented by its coordinating institution and a number of academic malaria researchers, to resolve this problem through a logical series of meetings, conferences, workshops and dissemination strategies. The Gates Foundation will be involved as an invited participant. The action will co-ordinate leading European malaria research initiatives in antimalarial drug discovery and development, co-ordinate the European effort with international initiatives, engage industry and provide guidance on standardisation of core requirements of regulatory drug development. This will contribute towards generating global priorities and prepare the European antimalarial research agenda for the next decade.

Call for proposal

FP7-HEALTH-2007-B
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Coordinator

LIVERPOOL SCHOOL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE
Address
Pembroke Place
L35QA Liverpool
United Kingdom

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Robert Einion Holland (Mr.)
EU contribution
€ 292 100

Participants (8)

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 58 650
Address
Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneve

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Solomon Nwaka (Dr.)
MMV MEDICINES FOR MALARIA VENTURE FONDATION
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 58 650
Address
Route De Pre Bois 20 Icc Building Block G 20
1215 Geneve

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Peter Potter-Lesage (Mr.)
UNIVERSITATSKLINIKUM HEIDELBERG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 12 650
Address
Im Neuenheimer Feld 672
69120 Heidelberg

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Thorsten Brietz (Mr.)
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI MILANO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 12 650
Address
Via Festa Del Perdono 7
20122 Milano

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Luciana Lucchini (Ms.)
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
EU contribution
€ 12 650
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Jean-Michel Portefaix (Mr.)
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA SANTE ET DE LA RECHERCHE MEDICALE
France
EU contribution
€ 12 650
Address
Rue De Tolbiac 101
75654 Paris

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Rofigua Hakem (Ms.)
UNIVERSITY OF BUEA
Cameroon
EU contribution
€ 10 000
Address
Po Box 63
Buea Southwest Region

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Lydia Egbe (Ms.)
UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN
South Africa
EU contribution
€ 30 000
Address
Private Bag X3
7701 Rondebosch

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Roger Wallace (Mr.)