Schistosomiasis is a Human parasitic disease caused by Trematods from the gender Schistosoma. It affects more than 200 millions people in more than 70 countries in endemic areas (tropical and sub-tropical zone)(WHO report).
The IHPE lab from Perpignan’s university (UPVD) is a collaborating center of WHO concerning this parasitosis. The total life cycle of the parasite is maintained in the lab and ParaDev was built around this unit and this expertise.
ParaDev offers different products around this parasite with different process levels.
ParaDev propose to perform therapeutic trials concerning schistosomes in in vitro conditions (larval and/or adult stages) and in vivo tests.