Our Preparedness Work

GloPID-R decided to identify the most important research gaps and scientific investigation topics for chikungunya but also O’nyong nyong and Mayaro. It launched a dedicated scientific working group with the mission to provide recommendations to research funders.

Free Downloadable Reports

The members published GloPID-R report on Chikungunya, O’nyong-nyong and Mayaro Virus, Part I: Biological Diagnostics in May 2019.  This report is focused on diagnostics and reports on other topics will be published in the future.
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Working Group

This scientific working group is looking at various aspects of chikungunya, with the objective of identifying important research gaps. Areas of work include diagnostics, epidemiology, clinical treatment, monitoring and vector control.

Working Group Participants

Aix-Marseille university-IRD-INSERM-IHU (France)

Xavier de Lamballerie

Chair

Aix-Marseille University, University of Corsica (France)

Laura Pezzi

Scientific Secretariat

Pasteur Institute of Cambodia

Sébastien Boyer

Fiocruz (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Patricia Brasil

Blood Systems Research Institute (San Francisco, USA)

Michael Busch

Washington University (St. Louis, USA)

Michael Diamond

Institut Pasteur of Dakar (Senegal)

Mawlouth Diallo

Public Health Agency of Canada (Winnipeg, Canada)

Michael Drebot

Institut Pasteur of Paris (France)

Anna-Bella Failloux

University of Berlin (Germany)

Jan-Felix Drexler

EFS French blood bank (Marseille, France)

Pierre Gallian

Heidelberg University Hospital (Germany)

Thomas Jaenisch

University of Glasgow (UK)

Alain Kohl

Stanford University (USA)

Desiree LaBeaud

Institut Pasteur of Paris (France)

Marc Lecuit

Fiocruz (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Ricardo Lourenço-de-Oliveira

University of Leuven (Belgium)

Johan Neyts

A*STAR (Singapore)

Lisa Ng

Centre for infectious disease control (Bilthoven, Netherlands)

Chantal Reusken

University of Pereira (Colombia)

Alfonso Rodriguez-Morales

Food and Drug Administration (Washington, USA)

Maria Rios

Fiocruz (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Maria Goreti Rosa-Freitas

Institut Pasteur of Dakar (Senegal)

Amadou Sall

French Military Medical Service (Marseille, France)

Fabrice Simon

Blood Systems Research Institute (San Francisco, USA)

Graham Simmons

Fiocruz (Salvador, Brazil)

André Siqueira

Fiocruz (Salvador, Brazil)

Guilherme de Sousa Ribeiro

University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, USA)

Scott Weaver

University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, USA)

Nikos Vasilakis

Pasteur Institute of Guadeloupe

Anubis Vega Rua