Drug Discovery, Development and Deployment: A Report from the 28th Joint Conference of the U.S.-Japan Parasitic Diseases Panels, Baltimore, Maryland, July 1993

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  • Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Gunma University School of Medicine, Hahnemann University, Nagasaki University, National Institute of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, New Orleans, Louisiana, Japan

The 28th Joint Conference of the Parasitic Diseases Panels of the U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program held in Baltimore, Maryland focused on current research within both countries on antiparasitic chemotherapy. This meeting report summarizes presentations of work in progress on antiparasitic drugs currently in use and drugs under development or in clinical trials, as well as reports on potentially unique parasite characteristics that may provide targets for development of future therapeutics.