Curing TB with open science

  • Sean Ekins, Antony J. Williams
  • Tuberculosis, March 2014, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/

Using Open Science Approaches to Find a Cure for Tuberculosis

What is it about?

There are many funded efforts going on focused on tuberculosis research and drug or vaccine development. There is little if any global coordination or collaboration and subsequently there are likely to be huge data silos and duplication of efforts. We now propose steps to remedy this by fostering more open science in TB research.

Why is it important?

If we can get more people participating in the sharing of Open Data, open tools and working together it is possible that Open Source Drug Discovery will deliver real cures to the world

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr Antony John Williams and Dr Sean Ekins