CPTR Yields Progress: New Five-Way Agreement Among Pharmas and NGOs will Speed Development of TB Drug Combinations

The Critical Path to TB Drug Regimens (CPTR) today announced an innovative agreement between AstraZeneca, Sanofi, Tibotec, TB Alliance, and the World Health Organization to share information on tuberculosis (TB) compounds within their respective drug pipelines to quickly identify and work together to develop the most promising TB drug regimen, regardless of sponsor. Previously, development of new TB regimens could take decades.