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[December 4 - 5, 2013]
Best Science for the Most Neglected: 
Where Do We Stand 10 Years On?
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

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In 2013 DNDi celebrated its 10th anniversary and organized a series of events, of which the last one took place on 5 December 2013 in Paris, France, at the Institut Pasteur.

This specific scientific event “Best Science for the Most Neglected – Where Do We Stand 10 Years On?” was co-hosted by DNDi’s founding partners, Institut Pasteur and MSF, in collaboration with PLOS. Over 400 participants, from the field of research and development for neglected diseases, including international scientists, product developers, policy-makers, and civil society organizations, participated to the conference, which explored the scientific aspects of the past decade of innovation for neglected diseases carried out by various innovative initiatives, including DNDi.

Conference Programme, 5 December 2013

Best Science for the Most Neglected: Where Do We Stand 10 Years On?
5 December Programme & Speaker Biographies [PDF]

puce  Opening Session
puce  10 Years of Portfolio Building for Neglected Diseases: A PDP Experience
puce  Main Progress and Key Challenges in Drug Discovery for the Infectious Diseases in the Past Decade
puce  Breakthroughs and Challenges in Clinical Development
puce  The Future of Research on Neglected Diseases
puce  Award Ceremony
puce  Closing Remarks by Mr Djillali Annane, Conseiller Recherche et Eduction de la Ministre des Affaires Sociales
puce  Closing Remarks by Prof Marcel Tanner, Chair DNDi Board of Directors, Director Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

Scientific Symposium, 4 December 2013
New Tools for Research on Kinetoplastid Diseases
4 December Programme & Speaker Biographies [PDF]

The day before, 140 participants were present at the kick-off event, the scientific symposium “New Tools for Research on Kinetoplastid Diseases”. Please click here for more information on the kick-off event.

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