Broad-UCSF Visceral Leishmania Screening Collaboration

Sponsor: Broad Institute

Location(s): United States


The UCSF Center for Discovery and Innovation in Parasitic Diseases (CDIPD) and the Broad Institute have joined in an effort to identify new drug leads for neglected tropical diseases.  An ongoing collaboration between CDIPD and the Broad Institute has led to promising leads for new chemotherapy targeting Chagas disease.  A follow-up program to screen compounds produced at the Broad Institute against Leishmania parasites is imminent.