leishmaniasis leishmaniasis

Definition(s):

  • (n) sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies

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  1. OneWorld has already brought to market a drug for visceral leishmaniasis, a disease that sickens 1.
  2. Last December doctors in Boston used these technologies to study patients in Belize suffering from cutaneous leishmaniasis, a parasitic skin disease.

News

  1. IDRI and Zydus sign agreement for development of IDRI's vaccine candidate for visceral leishmaniasis

    ( Infectious Disease Research Institute ) In a unique partnership, Zydus, India's fourth largest healthcare group and an innovation-led global healthcare provider, and IDRI, a Seattle-based non-profit research and product development organization, announced today they are collaborating on the production and clinical development of IDRI's visceral leishmaniasis vaccine candidate, designed to ...
    on July 25, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. IDRI and Zydus Sign Agreement for Development of IDRI's Vaccine Candidate for Visceral Leishmaniasis (Kala-Azar)

    SEATTLE and AHMEDABAD, India, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a unique partnership, Zydus, India's fourth largest healthcare group and an innovation-led global healthcare provider, and IDRI, a Seattle-based non-profit research and product development organization, announced today they are collaborating on the production and clinical development of IDRI's visceral leishmaniasis (VL ...
    on July 25, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  • "We believe this drug will be the safest, most effective and affordable medicine for visceral leishmaniasis when it is approved," said Victoria Hale, founder and chief executive of the Institute for OneWorld Health, a San Francisco nonprofit...
    on Nov 9, 2004 By: Victoria Hale Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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