Launch of the PITE FAPESP Consortium

28 November 2019
São Paulo, Brazil

The event is organized by the the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), DNDi, Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), University of São Paulo, and University of Campinas (UNICAMP) for the launch of the project Research Partnership for Technological Innovation (PITE-FAPESP) to discover novel drug candidates for the treatment of parasitic tropical diseases. The goal of the project is to discover new drug candidates for clinical development in the treatment of parasitic tropical diseases.

 

Programme

10:00

Opening

10:05

PITE–FAPESP Consortium MMV/DNDi/USP/UNICAMP
Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz, Scientific Director, FAPESP, Brazil

10:15

New Drugs for Neglected Diseases
Charles Mowbray, Discovery Director, DNDi, Switzerland

10:35

Science for All: Urgent Needs
Sylvio Canuto, Dean of Research, University of São Paulo, Brazil

10:45

Are Malaria, Chagas Disease and Leishmaniasis Neglected Diseases? Not at UNICAMP
Daniel Martins de Souza, Assistant to the Dean of Research, UNICAMP, Brazil

10:55

Drug Discovery for the Most Neglected
Luiz Carlos Dias, Coordinator of the PITE-FAPESP Consortium (UNICAMP), Brazil

11:05

Closing

 

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