News & Events
July 15, 2021
Launch of UNITE4TB Partnership Marks a New Era in Tuberculosis Treatment Development
To advance anti-tuberculosis (TB) science and enable the progression of new, safe, and affordable treatment solutions for TB patients worldwide, a new consortium of 30 partners from 13 countries has officially launched. The 7-year, €185 million project called UNITE4TB, aims to accelerate and improve the clinical evaluation of combinations of existing and novel drugs, with the goal of developing new and highly active TB treatment regimens for drug-resistant and -sensitive TB.
July 8, 2021
C-Path Announces Health Care Leader Appointment to Board of Directors
TUCSON, Ariz., July 8, 2021 — Critical Path Institute today announced the appointment of health care industry leader and active civic involvement pioneer Mara G. Aspinall, MBA, to its Board of Directors.
May 19, 2021
C-Path Welcomes Alphabet Clinical Policy and Strategy Head, Former FDA Commissioner to Board
TUCSON, Ariz., May 19, 2021 — Critical Path Institute today announced the appointment of Robert M. Califf, MD, MACC, head of Clinical Policy and Strategy for Google parent company Alphabet’s Verily Life Sciences and Google Health divisions, to C-Path’s Board of Directors. Califf served as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner under President Barack Obama’s administration from 2016-2017.
March 25, 2021
C-Path Launches Acute Kidney Injury Project with Support from FDA
TUCSON, March 25, 2021 — Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a global, and potentially fatal, public health concern impacting nearly 13 million people per year. Defined clinically as an acute decrease in kidney function, AKI is associated with significant morbidity, mortality, and costs, with annual estimated health care expenditures ranging from $6.6 to $10 billion in the United States. AKI can be caused by dehydration, certain infections, and low blood flow to the kidneys, but it can also be caused by medications. This is known as drug-induced kidney injury (DIKI).
March 19, 2021
C-Path Names COO Kristen Swingle Interim President
TUCSON, Ariz., March 19, 2021 — Critical Path Institute (C-Path) today announced that its Chief Operating Officer Kristen Swingle, M.S., has been appointed Interim President, effective immediately. Kristen succeeds Joseph Scheeren, Pharm.D., C-Path’s President and Chief Executive Officer since April 2019. Scheeren cited personal reasons for stepping down after stewarding C-Path through an important time of transformation, which has seen the organization add multiple new programs and more than doubled its staff.