Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

Active Projects: 8

Project Investigator All Topics Start date End date
BRASL - A rapid Barcoded RNA Annealing, Selection, and Ligation assay to detect pathogens. Eric D. Chow, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
NTD (Neglected Tropical Diseases) Modelling Consortium Thomas M. Lietman, MD Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Epidemiology and Surveillance
Chemical Methods for Ferrous Iron Dependent Drug Delivery Adam R. Renslo, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
Disrupting Vector-Borne Disease Transmission in Complex Urban Environments Caryn L. Bern, MD, MPH Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Epidemiology and Surveillance
Epidemiology of leishmaniasis and schistosomiasis Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Travel Medicine in Global Health Mary E. Wilson, MD Infectious Disease, Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Transfusion medicine and Blood safety: Policy, Diagnostics and Standards development Mike Busch, MD, PhD Infectious Disease, Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), International Health Policy, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development, Health Systems Strengthening
Mortality Reduction After Oral Azithromycin Thomas M. Lietman, MD Infectious Disease, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Eye Disease and Blindness, Epidemiology and Surveillance

Active Projects: 56

Project Investigator All Topics Start date End date
High Throughput Assay for Screening Compounds Against T. Brucei Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment
Optimization of Cysteine Protease Inhibitors Targeting Trypanosoma Brucei Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment
Schistosoma mansoni: Identification and Validation of New Targets for Therapy Using a siRNA Screen Conor R. Caffrey, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Strategies for the Control and Elimination of Blinding Trachoma Thomas M. Lietman, MD Infectious Disease, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Eye Disease and Blindness
What is the Appropriate Frequency and Duration of Mass Azithromycin Thomas M. Lietman, MD Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Eye Disease and Blindness, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment
Host Protein Degradation by Schistosome Parasites Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment
Transcriptional Responses of Parasite and Host during Intestinal Colonization and Invasion by Entamoeba histolytica Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment
Targeting Cysteine Proteases--Antiparasitic Chemotherapy Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment
Development and Testing of New Medications for the Treatment of Emerging Infectious Diseases [II] Philip J. Rosenthal, MD Infectious Disease, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Malaria
Identification of Novel Small Molecule Therapeutics for Visceral Leishmaniasis Adam R. Renslo, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Identification of Novel Small Molecule Therapeutics for Visceral Leishmaniasis Adam R. Renslo, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Programmable Genetic Memory in Bacteroides: Diagnosis of Diarrheal Disease Michael Fischbach, PhD Infectious Disease, Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Pediatrics, Newborn and Infant Health
Elimination of Infectious Trachoma from Ethiopia Using Repeated Mass Antibiotic Distributions Thomas M. Lietman, MD Infectious Disease, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Eye Disease and Blindness
Trypanosome Drug Development Consortium Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
Iron-Dependent Drug Delivery as a New Paradigm in Anti-Parasitic Chemotherapy and Prophylaxis Adam R. Renslo, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
Vitamin A Metabolism and Helminth Infection J. Michael McCune, MD, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Trial of T.cruzi DNA Vaccine in Experimental Model of Disease Challenge Infection Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
RNA Interference and High-Content Image Analysis to Discover New Drug Targets to Treat the Tropical Disease Schistosomiasis Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
Novel Therapeutics for Class B Protozoa Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
K777 for the Treatment of Chagas' Disease, IND-enabling Studies and IND Submission Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
In Utero Model to Assess the Fate of Transplanted Human Cells for Translational Research and Pediatric Therapies J. Michael McCune, MD, PhD Infectious Disease, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Pediatrics
Regulation of the Development of Trypanosoma brucei Ching C. Wang, MD Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Trial of T.cruzi DNA Vaccine in Experimental Model of Disease Challenge Infection Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Broad-UCSF Visceral Leishmania Screening Collaboration Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Broad Spectrum Antivirals Targeting Envelope Proteolysis and Viral Uncoating Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
Student and Postdoctoral Collaborations Travel Award Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training
Lead Identification to Clinical Candidate Selection: Drugs for Chagas' Disease Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
Identification and Validation of Targets of Phenotypic High Throughput Screening Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
Structure and Engineering of Natural Product Cytochrome P450 Larissa Podust, PhD Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
Tools for the Endgame: Accelerating the development and introduction of Dx to Support the London Declaration 2020 goals for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Thomas M. Lietman, MD Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Eye Disease and Blindness
Systems-Based Analysis of Flaviviral Host Restriction Nevan J. Krogan, PhD, MSc Infectious Disease, Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
An Automated High Throughput Phenotypic Screen for Schistosomiasis Drug Discovery Conor R. Caffrey, PhD Infectious Disease, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
Structure-Aided Design of CYP51 Inhibitors for Treatment of Parasitic Infections Larissa Podust, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
A schistosome cysteine protease in Th response polarization Conor R. Caffrey, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Defense Joanne N. Engel, MD, PhD Infectious Disease, Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Training International Scholars and Clinicians
Small molecule macrofilaricides targeted against PDE4 Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
TANA II Thomas M. Lietman, MD Infectious Disease, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Eye Disease and Blindness, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment, Epidemiology and Surveillance
Replication, Pathogenesis and Evolution of RNA Viruses, Including Dengue Raul Andino-Pavlovsky, PhD Infectious Disease, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Non-invasive diagnosis of viable adult filarial infections Judy A. Sakanari, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Auranofin supplies to test as a macrofilaricide for human onchocerciasis Jaime Sepulveda, MD, DSc, MPH Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Berkeley's Minority Health/Global Health Training Program Philip J. Rosenthal, MD Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training
P-S RPB - Assessing Corneal Ulcer Prevention with a Community-Randomized Trial Thomas M. Lietman, MD Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Eye Disease and Blindness, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment
Predictors of Cardiomyopathy Progression in a Cohort of Bolivian Patients with Chagas Disease Caryn L. Bern, MD, MPH Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Cardiovascular Disease
Schistosome Research Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
Exploring Statins As a Small Molecule Therapy for Treatment of Schistosomiasis Conor R. Caffrey, PhD Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Risk Reduction and Prevention
Trefoil Factors Regulate Th2 Immunity Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Immunology
Kinetoplastid Drug Development: Strengthening the Preclinical Pipeline Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial Thomas M. Lietman, MD Infectious Disease, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Eye Disease and Blindness, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment
Development of the infant gastrointestinal virome and shedding of oral polio and rotavirus vaccines in Bangladeshi and US infants Charles Y. Chiu, MD, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development, Newborn and Infant Health
Fighting Infections through Research, Science and Technology (FIRST) Phase 1 and 2: Creating a Partnership to Fight Neglected Infectious Disease in Mesoamerica Jaime Sepulveda, MD, DSc, MPH Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Health Systems Strengthening
Metabiota - Viral Surveillance for the PREDICT Program 20150410 Charles Y. Chiu, MD, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
Developing a Macrofilaricidal Drug for Onchocerciasis Using Anacor's Novel Oxaborole Technology Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development
Fighting Infections through Research, Science and Technology (FIRST) Service Contract Jaime Sepulveda, MD, DSc, MPH Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Health Systems Strengthening
Profiling of Collaborator's Small Molecule Anti-filarials Judy A. Sakanari, PhD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
The Impact of WASH on Re-infection with STH Jeremy D. Keenan, MD, MPH Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Epidemiology and Surveillance, Risk Reduction and Prevention
University of California Global Health Institute Program for Fellows and Scholars Craig Cohen, MD, MPH Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), HIV/AIDS, Opportunistic Infection, Tuberculosis, Malaria, Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Surgery and Anesthesia, Cancer/Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Respiratory Disease, Diabetes, Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity, Eye Disease and Blindness, Oral Health, Drug and Diagnostics Development, Immunology, Genetics, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment, Neurology and Mental Health, Dementia and Cognitive Impairment, Trauma and PTSD, Women's Health, Aging, Labor and Delivery, Family Planning, Pediatrics, Newborn and Infant Health, Adolescent Health, Health Economics and Policy, Access or Barriers to Care, Immigration and Migration, Stigma and Discrimination, Smoking and Tobacco, International Health Policy, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development, Epidemiology and Surveillance, Triangulation, Global Strategic Information, Implementation and Behavioral Science, Engagement in Care, Substance Abuse, Treatment Adherence, Health Systems Strengthening, Risk Reduction and Prevention, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training