DNDi Innovation & Access – Partners’ Meeting 2016

June 6-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


RedeLeish Meeting


RedeLeish Meeting

Date: June 7, 2016
Venue: Hotel Rio Othon Palace Av. Atlantica, 3264 – Copacabana


Feedback from workshops and closed meetings

  • Piero Olliaro, TDR/OMS
  • Ana Rabello, Fiocruz
  • Marina Boni, DNDi
  • Jadel Kratz, DNDi
09:15-09:45 Status of clinical studies and portfolio of DNDi CL
Byron Arana, DNDi



Methods for implementing more economical clinical trials
Piero Olliaro, TDR/OMS (WHO)

11:00-11:30 Clinical trials Walter Reed Army Institute: Paromomycin cream and Gentamicin
Max Grogl, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6)
11:30-12:00 State of the art: Nanotechnology and development of local treatments
Bartira Bergmann, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
12:00-12:30 State of the Art: Topical formulations for the treatment of CL
Antonia Franco, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisa da Amazônia



14:00-14:30 State of the art: Development of HMP as a leishmanicide agent
Edilene Oliveira, UFPA, Universidade Federal do Pará
14:30-15:00 Clinical trial of pharmacokinetics of miltefosine in adults and children
María del Mar Castro, CIDEIM – Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas
15:00-15:30 Preliminary results of circulating Leishmania species identification study in the states of Pará, Acre and Mato Grosso
Lourdes Garcez, Instituto Evandro Chagas, Ministério da Saúde


15:45-16:15 Update of the rapid test development for the diagnosis of CL
Isra Cruz, Foundation of Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND)
16:15-16:30 Lessons learned from the network model to approach clinical trials in CL and the applicability of this model in the Old World
Farhad Handjani, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
16:30-16:50 Webforum: Operation and discussions
Mady Malheiros Barbeitas, redeLEISH Coordinator, DNDi Latin America
16:50-17:10 WorldLeish 6
Jorge Alvar, DNDi
17:00-17:30 Closing remarks and follow up
Byron Arana, DNDi / Joelle Rode, DNDi Latin America


18:00-22:30 Social Cocktail
Solar Real Santa Teresa – transfer 6pm from the hotel lobby


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