ASTMH 2017

66th Annual Meeting

November 5-9, 2017
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

This meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing physicians in tropical medicine, students and all health care providers working in the fields of tropical medicine, hygiene and global health. 

Colin Forsyth, Epidemiologist, Sergio Sosa-Estani, Head of Chagas, Jorge Alvar, Head of Leishmaniasis and Belén Pedrique, Medical Manager, DNDi will be taking part in a symposia at the meeting.



Immigration and Chagas disease: Barriers to access to treatment and new challenges in the US, Europe and Latin America
Colin Forsyth, Epidemiologist, DNDi

Chagas disease: regional differences in clinical research and patient care
Sergio Sosa-Estani, Head of Chagas, DNDi


Oral Presentations

Projected number of people with onchocerciasis-loiasis co-infection in africa, 1995-2025
Vinkeles Melchers NVS, Tekle AH, Coffeng LE, Pion SDS, Zouré HGM, Pedrique B, Boussinesq M, Wanji S, Remme JHF, Stolk WA

Identification of potential clinical candidates with macrofilaricidal efficacy for the treatment of Onchocerciasis
Hübner et al

Building a visceral leishmaniasis data-sharing platform to optimize treatment and inform future research
Guerin PJ,  Otieno M, Alvar, J



Designing antifilarial drug trials using clinical trial simulators
Walker M, Milton P, Monnot F, Pedrique B, Basáñez MG


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