27 September 2018

On 17 September, David Burger, professor of clinical pharmacy, together with colleagues from the United Kingdom, Uganda and Zimbabwe, received the "Outstanding Research Team" award from the European - Developing Countries Clinical Trial Partnership (EDCTP).

The EDCTP is a European program which is part of  the Horizon 2020 subsidy program. The prize (€ 50,000 and a goblet) was awarded to the CHAPAS project, which stands for Children with HIV in Africa: Pharmacokinetic and Adherence Studies, and was established by Burger a.o. in 2005 to improve treatment options for children with HIV in Africa. The 4th edition of CHAPAS is currently underway, with contributions from the Pharmacy by Angela Colbers and PhD candidate Hylke Waalewijn.

David Burger is member of theme Infectious diseases and global health
 

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