Leprosy News and Research

Latest Leprosy News and Research

Vietnam asks for international help to tackle mystery skin disease

Vietnam asks for international help to tackle mystery skin disease

BuruliVac project getting closer to a vaccine

BuruliVac project getting closer to a vaccine

Researchers pinpoint new mechanism that potently activates T-cells in leprosy

Researchers pinpoint new mechanism that potently activates T-cells in leprosy

Transforming biomedical research to develop TB vaccines

Transforming biomedical research to develop TB vaccines

IDRI receives $1 million RHSC grant to eliminate leprosy

IDRI receives $1 million RHSC grant to eliminate leprosy

Study examines relationship between conflict, rise in NTDs in Middle East, North Africa

Study examines relationship between conflict, rise in NTDs in Middle East, North Africa

Kenya's ability to diagnose, treat MDR-TB questioned after mismanagement of patient's case

Kenya's ability to diagnose, treat MDR-TB questioned after mismanagement of patient's case

Ugandan official expresses concern over rise in TB, emergence of drug-resistant strains

Ugandan official expresses concern over rise in TB, emergence of drug-resistant strains

WHO warns battle against leprosy not over in Western Pacific region

WHO warns battle against leprosy not over in Western Pacific region

Pilot program in Tanzania to improve TB detection shows promise, IRIN reports

Pilot program in Tanzania to improve TB detection shows promise, IRIN reports

Major effort to tackle neglected tropical diseases

Major effort to tackle neglected tropical diseases

Abbott, DNDi partner to research on new treatments for NTDs

Abbott, DNDi partner to research on new treatments for NTDs

Leprosy pathogen exploits micro-RNAs to weaken immune response

Leprosy pathogen exploits micro-RNAs to weaken immune response

ICRM director-general to give lecture about cancer research in India at AACR conference

ICRM director-general to give lecture about cancer research in India at AACR conference

Oral antibiotics might treat Buruli ulcer

Oral antibiotics might treat Buruli ulcer

IFPA event to raise awareness of psoriasis on Oct. 29

IFPA event to raise awareness of psoriasis on Oct. 29

IRIN examines rise in new leprosy cases in remote region of Madagascar

IRIN examines rise in new leprosy cases in remote region of Madagascar

Einstein researchers develop tuberculosis vaccine candidate

Einstein researchers develop tuberculosis vaccine candidate

Leprosy spreading in India, WHO official warns

Leprosy spreading in India, WHO official warns

New vaccines on the horizon

New vaccines on the horizon