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Research Article

Integrated Dataset of Screening Hits against Multiple Neglected Disease Pathogens

  • Solomon Nwaka mail,

    nwakas@who.int

    Affiliations: Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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  • Dominique Besson,

    Affiliation: Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Bernadette Ramirez,

    Affiliation: Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Louis Maes,

    Affiliation: University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • An Matheeussen,

    Affiliation: University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Quentin Bickle,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Nuha R. Mansour,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Fouad Yousif,

    Affiliation: Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt

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  • Simon Townson,

    Affiliation: Northwick Park Institute for Medical Research, Harrow, United Kingdom

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  • Suzanne Gokool,

    Affiliation: Northwick Park Institute for Medical Research, Harrow, United Kingdom

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  • Fidelis Cho-Ngwa,

    Affiliation: University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon

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  • Moses Samje,

    Affiliation: University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon

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  • Shailja Misra-Bhattacharya,

    Affiliation: Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India

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  • P. K. Murthy,

    Affiliation: Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India

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  • Foluke Fakorede,

    Affiliations: Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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  • Jean-Marc Paris,

    Affiliation: Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris, Paris, France

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  • Clive Yeates,

    Affiliation: InPharma Consultancy, Herts, United Kingdom

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  • Robert Ridley,

    Affiliation: Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Wesley C. Van Voorhis,

    Affiliation: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Timothy Geary

    Affiliation: McGill University, Montreal, Canada

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  • Published: December 20, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001412

About the Authors

Solomon Nwaka, Dominique Besson, Bernadette Ramirez, Foluke Fakorede, Robert Ridley
Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Solomon Nwaka, Foluke Fakorede
African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Louis Maes, An Matheeussen
University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Quentin Bickle, Nuha R. Mansour
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Fouad Yousif
Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt
Simon Townson, Suzanne Gokool
Northwick Park Institute for Medical Research, Harrow, United Kingdom
Fidelis Cho-Ngwa, Moses Samje
University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon
Shailja Misra-Bhattacharya, P. K. Murthy
Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India
Jean-Marc Paris
Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris, Paris, France
Clive Yeates
InPharma Consultancy, Herts, United Kingdom
Wesley C. Van Voorhis
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Timothy Geary
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: nwakas@who.int

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SN BR LM AM QB FY ST FC-N SM-B CY J-MP FF. Performed the experiments: LM AM QB NRM FY ST SG FC-N MS SM-B PKM. Analyzed the data: DB BR J-MP CY WCVV TG SN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DB BR SN J-MP CY. Wrote the paper: SN DB BR TG. Helped in setting drug discovery network: SN RR.