Article in The Week, focusing on pertussis and zika. Read more
Human infection studies in India
Healthy human beings are likely to be infected with malaria, cholera, influenza, typhoid and other diseases as part of new trials meant to test the efficacy of preventive vaccines and curative drugs.Learn more
Studies that deliberately infect people with diseases are on the rise
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Find out more about the Human Infection Studies research team and the work being developed here.Learn more
Controlled Human Infection Model Studies - Workshop Report
The Academy of Medical Sciences, supported by HIC-Vac, the Medical Research Council and Wellcome, convened a workshop to discuss the current environment for Controlled Human Infection Model studies...Learn more
Our training area
Here you will find a selection of E-learning courses related to human infection studies as well as other tools and resources.Learn more
3rd Human Challenge Trials in Vaccine Development. February 6-7, 2020 - Pembroke College - Oxford, United Kingdom Read more
Typhoid fever, caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi and spread in food and water, kills almost 200,000 victims a year — many of them young children — in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Survivors may suffer perforated intestines, heart problems ... Read more
On November 20th and 21st 2019 in New Delhi, a technical meeting on Current Global Regulatory and Ethical Landscape for CHIM studies including Regional/Global Collaborative Guidance was organized ...
Fernandez Lynch, H., 2020. The right to withdraw from controlled human infection studies: Justifications and avoidance. Bioethics. 00, 1–16 Abstract The right to withdraw from research without penalty ...
Background: The range and amount of volunteer infection studies, known as Controlled Human Infection Model (CHMI) studies, in Low-Middle Income Countries (LMICs) is increasing with rapid technological advancement, world-class laboratory ...
We have provided a non-exhaustive list of guidelines, tools, templates and documents - as well as links to external resources - that are relevant to the development of health research, trials studies in general, and data management and sharing. Please check out our dedicated pages for Resources on Trials, Health Research, and Data Management and SharingGo to page
There are many considerations for conducting ethical and safe human infection studies. The human infection studies knowledge hub invites your contributions to several theme areas that will be developed over the coming months with a focus on Ethical considerations, Regulation, and Public & Community engagement.Go to page