By Costa et al. 2017 Abstract We investigated an outbreak of exanthematous illness in Maceió by using molecular surveillance; 76% of samples tested positive for chikungunya virus. Genetic analysis of ...
The PREPARE & ESCMID Arbovirus workshop now open to registration
The workshop will be held in Bucharest, Romania, 21-23 March 2018. A large number of grants is available for young scientists, physicians, lab staff etc. and ESCMID members.Learn more
Managing uncertainty in clinical trials: the role of adaptive trial designs
GloPID-R webinar with Professor Steve Webb, followed by Q&A session. REGISTER NOW!Learn more
NEW publication: A multicenter retrospective cohort study of critically ill patients with MERS
Severe respiratory illness, common multisystem organ dysfunction, and a high risk of death make organ-supporting therapy a critical component of MERS care and highlight the pressing need for evaluation of specific antiviral therapies.Learn more
Zika Cross-Consortia Data Sharing Session at IPK, Havana, Cuba
A cross-consortia Data Sharing session took place at the Instituto Pedro Kouri in Havana, Cuba, on 11 August 2017. As part of the collaborative effort being pursued by 3 EU-funded Zika Consortia (ZIKAction, ZIKAlliance, and ZikaPLAN) on data harmonisation and ...Learn more
NEW ISARIC's members publication: The hidden burden of influenza
A review of the extra-pulmonary complications of influenza infection.Learn more
Guidance on MERS-CoV: clinical decision making support for treatment
An overview of available evidence and experience on investigational therapeutics for clinicians treating confirmed cases of MERS-CoV from Public Health England and ISARIC.Learn more
VIDEO - Challenges of scientific collaboration during the Zika outbreak in Brazil
During this seminar, Dr Fernando Bozza reviews the Zika outbreak evolution in Brazil and explores what worked and what did not work from the point of view of clinical research.Learn more
Final workshop on conducting clinical research during disease outbreaks
The second and final workshop of the inaugural Clinical Research During Outbreaks (CREDO) course was held in Addis Ababa on 12-13 July 2017.Learn more
Zika Research Tools
Access reseearch tools designed for standardised core data capture specifically for Zika here.Learn more
ISARIC provides a collaborative platform through which global, patient‐oriented clinical studies can be developed, executed and shared.
Protocols addressing the most important questions between and during epidemics of severe acute respiratory infections and other rapidly emerging public health threats are undertaken in order to generate new knowledge, maximise the availability of clinical information, and thereby save lives.
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Havana, 13/08/17 – ZIKAlliance, one of three EC-funded Zika consortia (Grant Agreement N.734548), met in Havana last weekend to discuss the ongoing clinical cohort studies in the Americas ...
Addis Ababa, 13 July 2017 – The second and final workshop of the inaugural Clinical Research During Outbreaks (CREDO) course was held in Addis Ababa on 12-13 July 2017. The workshop ...
Oxford, 30 June 2017 -- Dr Bozza, one of ISARIC’s regional representatives for the Americas and Head of Critical Care, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, will ...
By Cerny et al. 2017 Abstract Background Chikungunya fever is a globally spreading mosquito-borne disease that shows an unexpected neu- rovirulence. Even though the neurological complications have been a major ...
GloPID-R members hosted the “GloPID-R Zika Virus Research Workshop” in Sao Paulo, Brazil on November 30 – December 2, 2016 to facilitate collaboration between members on Zika funded research projects. The ...
The workshop will be held in Bucharest, Romania, 21-23 March 2018. A large number of grants is available for young scientists, physicians, lab staff etc. and ESCMID members. Read more
An event, hosted by the Smithsonian, to discuss how the world prepares for the next global pandemic, raises public awareness, and explores potential responses and solutions. Livestream on 13 November. Read more
GloPID-R webinar with Professor Steve Webb, followed by Q&A session. REGISTER NOW! Read more
October 23, 2017 - During the European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) conference in Antwerp, the three EU-funded Zika Consortia, ZIKAlliance, ZIKAction and ZikaPLAN organized a joint symposium, with an afternoon of presentations packed with up-to-date science ... Read more
The Zika Consortia joint newsletter provides the latest developments in the three EU-funded consortia’s activities, events, publications and cross-consortia collaboration. Read more
Severe respiratory illness, common multisystem organ dysfunction, and a high risk of death make organ-supporting therapy a critical component of MERS care and highlight the pressing need for evaluation of specific antiviral therapies. Read more
A cross-consortia Data Sharing session took place at the Instituto Pedro Kouri in Havana, Cuba, on 11 August 2017. As part of the collaborative effort being pursued by 3 EU-funded Zika Consortia (ZIKAction, ZIKAlliance, and ZikaPLAN) on data harmonisation and ... Read more
A review of the extra-pulmonary complications of influenza infection. Read more
During this seminar, Dr Fernando Bozza reviews the Zika outbreak evolution in Brazil and explores what worked and what did not work from the point of view of clinical research. Read more
The Wellcome Trust offers research experience and training to early-stage researchers from low- and middle-income countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. Read more
Various clinical trial networks are being funded by GloPID-R members to ensure a rapid clinical research response to epidemics. The Clinical Trial Networks Working Group (CTN WG) provides the opportunity for networks like ISARIC to meet regularly and learn about ... Read more
August 14, 2017 - More than 65 participants attended the second annual ZikaPLAN consortium meeting that took place at the historically important Pedro Kouri Institute (IPK) in Cuba, August 12-13. Read more
Researchers have demonstrated that the recent ZIKV outbreak in Latin America substantially affects the DENV serology in routine diagnostic laboratories. Read more
An overview of available evidence and experience on investigational therapeutics for clinicians treating confirmed cases of MERS-CoV from Public Health England and ISARIC. Read more
Dr Fernando Bozza will give a talk in Oxford on the 6th of July 2017 about international collaboration during the Zika outbreak. Read more
The importance of GloPID-R’s work, along with other initiatives, in research and development preparedness was mentioned at the G20 Health Ministers Meeting in Berlin, Germany on May 19 – 20, 2017. Read more
ISARIC and ISARIC's partners and collaborators have developed a number of data tools to support clinical research and data collection during and following Ebola outbreaks, all of which are freely available for download and adaption here. Read more
The Meeting, organised by ZIKAlliance partners, will take place in Glasgow (UK), 7-8 September 2017. Deadline for sending abstracts is 26 May 2017. Read more
The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) and the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) announce the availability of a new standard to assist in the collection, aggregation and analysis of Ebola virus disease (EVD) research data. Read more
Updated Zika CRFs Data Dictionaries v5.8 are now available to download from the Zika Infection website. Read more
Oxford --21 October 2016, ISARIC members are part of two successful bids to the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme that will set up multinational and multi-disciplinary research consortia to combat Zika virus (ZIKV) infection and build pandemic ... Read more
The recently launched EDCTP call Research and Clinical Management of Patients with PRD epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa encourages applicants to work with national, regional, and international initiatives such as ISARIC and PREPARE Europe. Successful applications will have gone through a ... Read more
Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to be the new Chair of ISARIC and “thank-you” to the many members who have sent messages of support and encouragement. I would like to start my tenure by expressing gratitude on behalf of ISARIC ... Read more
Hi there, We have seen some concerning headlines this week about the dengue vaccine (see below) and would like to interview an expert who could ...
Bienvenidos a REDE. Esperamos poder trabajar juntos en crear una red integrada que unira a la comunidad cientifica y ayudara a mejorar las capacidades para ...