ASTMH 2018 is starting soon – find out more about our activities in New Orleans

If you’re planning to be at this year’s 67th American Society of Tropical Medicine and Health Annual Meeting in New Orleans, then do come and see us. We’ll be sharing our latest results and tools at Booth 416 – so do stop by to meet the IDDO team to exchange ideas on how we might work together. 

IDDO stand at ASTMH
IDDO stand at ASTMH

We are using the St Charles Room for meetings on the 41st Floor of the Marriot hotel. We would be delighted to arrange a side meeting with you during the conference – please let us know if you would like to meet by emailing:

If you can’t attend this year’s meeting, then follow us on Twitter @IDDOnews. We’re also supporting the #tropmed18 conference Twitter feed.

Here’s some of the oral sessions involving IDDO and our partners below – download the full schedule of presentations and posters.


MONDAY 29 October 2018

10:15-10:30 – Dr Georgina Humphreys

Spatiotemporal modelling of prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance mutations in the dhps gene across Africa, 1990 – 2015.


11:15-11:30 – Prof Joel Tarning

Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in seasonal malaria chemoprevention in young children.


12:00-13:45 Poster 573 – Brittany Maguire

The Chagas disease study landscape: Preliminary analysis of a systematic review of clinical trials and observational studies to assess the feasibility of establishing an individual participant-level data (IPD) platform.


17:00-17:15 – Poojan Shrestha with Co-chairs - Profs Philippe Guérin and Paul Newton

Non-malaria fever revealed - Insights from South and Southeast Asia.



10:30-10:45 – Session 69 - Laura Merson (on behalf of Dr Mehul Dhorda) Speaker 1 against the motion

Debate: Secondary Data Users Should Pay to Access Individual Level Research Data.


11:30-12:00 – Prof Joel Tarning, Co-Chair

Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic aspects of Triple ACTs.


12:00-13:45 - Poster 801 – Dr Mahamoud Sama Cherif

The Ebola Data Platform: a novel collaboration for training and research in emerging infections.


16:15-16:30 – Dr Prabin Dahal, Co-Chair

Simulation studies to quantify the impact of competing risk events in a hypothetical scenario of falling antimalarial drug efficacy in single-armed and comparative drug trials.



12:00-13:45 - Poster 1521 – Dr Amélie Julé

A Qualitative Study of Barriers and Enablers to the Establishment of Robust Clinical Research Data Management Systems in Low and Middle Income Countries.


14:15-14:30 – Prof Ric Price

Economic costs of P. vivax episodes: a multi-country comparative analysis using primary trial data.