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Elephantiasis is a disease that is characterized by the thickening of the skin and underlying tissues, especially in the legs, male genitals.
LSTM and University of Liverpool receive GHIT Fund to target lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis

LSTM and University of Liverpool receive GHIT Fund to target lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis

New tools for neglected diseases: an interview with Dr. BT Slingsby, CEO, GHIT Fund

New tools for neglected diseases: an interview with Dr. BT Slingsby, CEO, GHIT Fund

Eisai supplies diethylcarbamazine citrate 100 mg tablets to WHO

Eisai supplies diethylcarbamazine citrate 100 mg tablets to WHO

LSTM professor awarded The Manson Medal for outstanding contribution in field of tropical medicine

LSTM professor awarded The Manson Medal for outstanding contribution in field of tropical medicine

Low-cost intervention reduces transmission of lymphatic filariasis to undetectable levels

Low-cost intervention reduces transmission of lymphatic filariasis to undetectable levels

DFID awards 5-year grant to DNDi to advance research and development for neglected diseases

DFID awards 5-year grant to DNDi to advance research and development for neglected diseases

Human filariasis research: an interview with Professor Mark Taylor, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Human filariasis research: an interview with Professor Mark Taylor, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine receives US$ 10 million to continue research against human filariasis

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine receives US$ 10 million to continue research against human filariasis

Queen's University Belfast scientists awarded research grants to tackle tropical diseases

Queen's University Belfast scientists awarded research grants to tackle tropical diseases

New diagnostic test for lymphatic filariasis

New diagnostic test for lymphatic filariasis

VOA News reports on pilot program against lymphatic filariasis in Nigeria

VOA News reports on pilot program against lymphatic filariasis in Nigeria

Anacor signs research agreement to discover drug candidates to treat neglected diseases

Anacor signs research agreement to discover drug candidates to treat neglected diseases

UCSF teams to study new ways to reduce childhood mortality and disease in developing nations

UCSF teams to study new ways to reduce childhood mortality and disease in developing nations

Avermectin family of drugs shows promise against TB

Avermectin family of drugs shows promise against TB

Global development partners meet in Washington to discuss NTD control efforts

Global development partners meet in Washington to discuss NTD control efforts

Washington Post examines Haiti's efforts to fight lymphatic filariasis

Washington Post examines Haiti's efforts to fight lymphatic filariasis

Huffington Post series of opinion pieces examines NGO priorities for G8

Huffington Post series of opinion pieces examines NGO priorities for G8

First international podoconiosis initiative launched

First international podoconiosis initiative launched

'Humanosphere' blog examines roles of former President Carter, researcher Foege in fighting NTDs

'Humanosphere' blog examines roles of former President Carter, researcher Foege in fighting NTDs

Abbott, DNDi partner to research on new treatments for NTDs

Abbott, DNDi partner to research on new treatments for NTDs