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Research Priorities for Neglected Infectious Diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean Region

  • Jean-Claude Dujardin mail,

    jcdujardin@itg.be

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Socrates Herrera,

    Affiliation: Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia

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  • Virgilio do Rosario,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical/Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

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  • Jorge Arevalo,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Medicina Tropical ‘A. von Humboldt’, Lima, Peru

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  • Marleen Boelaert,

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Hernan J. Carrasco,

    Affiliation: Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela

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  • Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira,

    Affiliation: Fiocruz, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Lineth Garcia,

    Affiliation: Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Eduardo Gotuzzo,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Medicina Tropical ‘A. von Humboldt’, Lima, Peru

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  • Theresa W. Gyorkos,

    Affiliation: McGill University, Montreal, Canada

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  • Alexis M. Kalergis,

    Affiliation: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile

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  • Gustavo Kouri,

    Affiliation: Instituto Pedro Kouri, La Havana, Cuba

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  • Vicente Larraga,

    Affiliation: Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas (CSIC), Madrid, Spain

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  • Pascal Lutumba,

    Affiliation: National Institute for Biomedical Research, Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo

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  • Maria Angeles Macias Garcia,

    Affiliation: EULARINET, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación de España, Madrid, Spain

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  • Pablo C. Manrique-Saide,

    Affiliation: Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Yucatán, Mexico

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  • Farrokh Modabber,

    Affiliation: Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Alberto Nieto,

    Affiliation: Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay

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  • Gerd Pluschke,

    Affiliations: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Carlos Robello,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur de Montevideo and Facultad de Medicina, Montevideo, Uruguay

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  • Antonieta Rojas de Arias,

    Affiliation: Centro para el Desarrollo de la Investigacion Cientifica/Panamerican Health Organization, Asunción, Paraguay

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  • Martin Rumbo,

    Affiliation: Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina

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  • Jose Ignacio Santos Preciado,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F., México

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  • Shyam Sundar,

    Affiliation: Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

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  • Jaime Torres,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Medicina Tropical de la Universidad Central de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela

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  • Faustino Torrico,

    Affiliation: Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Patrick Van der Stuyft,

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Kathleen Victoir,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

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  • Ole F. Olesen

    Affiliation: EU Commission, Brussels, Belgium

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  • Published: October 26, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000780

About the Authors

Jean-Claude Dujardin, Marleen Boelaert, Patrick Van der Stuyft
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Socrates Herrera
Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
Virgilio do Rosario
Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical/Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Jorge Arevalo, Eduardo Gotuzzo
Instituto de Medicina Tropical ‘A. von Humboldt’, Lima, Peru
Hernan J. Carrasco
Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira
Fiocruz, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Lineth Garcia, Faustino Torrico
Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia
Theresa W. Gyorkos
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Alexis M. Kalergis
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Gustavo Kouri
Instituto Pedro Kouri, La Havana, Cuba
Vicente Larraga
Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
Pascal Lutumba
National Institute for Biomedical Research, Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo
Maria Angeles Macias Garcia
EULARINET, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación de España, Madrid, Spain
Pablo C. Manrique-Saide
Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Yucatán, Mexico
Farrokh Modabber
Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, Geneva, Switzerland
Alberto Nieto
Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay
Gerd Pluschke
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Gerd Pluschke
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Carlos Robello
Institut Pasteur de Montevideo and Facultad de Medicina, Montevideo, Uruguay
Antonieta Rojas de Arias
Centro para el Desarrollo de la Investigacion Cientifica/Panamerican Health Organization, Asunción, Paraguay
Martin Rumbo
Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
Jose Ignacio Santos Preciado
Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F., México
Shyam Sundar
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Jaime Torres
Instituto de Medicina Tropical de la Universidad Central de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela
Kathleen Victoir
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Ole F. Olesen
EU Commission, Brussels, Belgium

Corresponding Author

Email: jcdujardin@itg.be

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.