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Human and Animal Filariases

Landscape, Challenges, and Control

Kaminsky, Ronald / Geary, Timothy G. (Herausgeber)

Drug Discovery in Infectious Diseases (Band Nr. 9)


1. Auflage Dezember 2022
656 Seiten, Hardcover
58 Abbildungen (36 Farbabbildungen)

ISBN: 978-3-527-34659-2
Wiley-VCH, Weinheim


The holistic view on combating filarial parasites in humans and in animals covers diagnosis, current and future therapies, as well as supplementary approaches such as vector control and vaccination.

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Ronald Kaminsky is a widely-recognized expert in the discovery and development of antiparasitic drugs with an extensive history of research on trypanosomiasis in Africa and Switzerland. He served as Head of Parasitology Research at Novartis Animal Health from 2006-2014 and is currently a consultant for antiparasitic drug discovery in the animal health sector. Dr. Kaminsky has authored more than 100 publications and received numerous awards during his career in academia and industry.

Timothy Geary is the former Director of the Institute of Parasitology at McGill University. Prior to joining the faculty at McGill in 2005, he spent 20 years in parasitology research in the animal health industry (Upjohn/Pharmacia/Pfizer). The author of more than 225 publications in the pharmacology of antiparasitic drugs and drug discovery and development, Prof. Geary serves as a consultant to many animal health companies and other organizations.

Paul M. Selzer studied Biology, Parasitology, and Biochemistry at the University of Tübingen, Germany, where he also received his PhD in Biochemistry. During his career he has worked as a researcher and scientific manager for several pharmaceutical companies, and is currently holding a management position in antiparasitic drug discovery at Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health. He is also a visiting professor at the Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry of the University of Tübingen, DE and an honorary professor of the Department of Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation at the University of Glasgow, UK.