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More Efficient Ways of Assessing Treatments for Neglected Tropical Diseases Are Required: Innovative Study Designs, New Endpoints, and Markers of Effects

  • Piero Olliaro equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Piero Olliaro, Michel T. Vaillant

    Affiliations: UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme on Research & Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), Geneva, Switzerland, Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Michel T. Vaillant equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Piero Olliaro, Michel T. Vaillant

    michel.vaillant@crp-sante.lu

    Affiliation: Methodology and Statistical Unit, Centre for Health Studies, CRP-Santé, Luxembourg

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  • Shyam Sundar,

    Affiliation: Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

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  • Manica Balasegaram

    Affiliation: Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Published: May 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001545

About the Authors

Piero Olliaro
UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme on Research & Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), Geneva, Switzerland
Piero Olliaro
Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Michel T. Vaillant
Methodology and Statistical Unit, Centre for Health Studies, CRP-Santé, Luxembourg
Shyam Sundar
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Manica Balasegaram
Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: michel.vaillant@crp-sante.lu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.