The inaugural MQPH 2018 Conference will take place at Keble College, Oxford from 23 – 28 September 2018, and will bring together people from a diversity of sectors. There has never been an opportunity for the diverse stakeholders involved in medicine quality and drug regulation to come together before – within the framework of a specific academic conference – to share ideas and expertise, and to outline the coordinated steps that need to be taken to tackle the problem on an international scale. Please submit your abstract by 1 June 2018.
The Oxford Senior Executive Programme in Global Health aims to provide participants with cutting edge research updates delivered by world-renowned researchers in the field of global health. 3 - 9 September 2018 at Exeter College. The programme will be structured with discussions around the opportunities for and challenges in generating relevant evidence, synthesizing existing evidence, using evidence to inform policy, implementing complex interventions and evaluating such interventions
In the falciparum malaria parasite cycle, the gametocyte stages are responsible for the transmission from person to mosquito, then to other persons. A better understanding of how gametocytes respond to malaria treatments would help us block transmission and ultimately eliminate malaria.
ASTMH nominated Professor Rose McGready, SMRU Deputy Director, as an Honorary International Fellow. Rose received the prestigious award in recognition of outstanding accomplishment by an “individual not an American citizen who has made eminent contributions to some phase of tropical medicine and hygiene”.
The prevalence of malignant pleural effusion is increasing worldwide, but prognostic biomarkers to plan treatment and to understand the underlying mechanisms of disease progression remain unidentified. The PROMISE study was designed with the objectives to discover, validate, and prospectively assess biomarkers of survival and pleurodesis response in malignant pleural effusion and build a score that predicts survival.