Curing TB with open science

Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2014 Mar;94(2):183-5. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2013 Oct 24.


There are many funded efforts going on focused on tuberculosis research and drug or vaccine development. There is little if any global coordination or collaboration and subsequently there are likely to be huge data silos and duplication of efforts. We now propose steps to remedy this by fostering more open science in TB research.

Keywords: Collaboration; Coordination; Data silos; Open science.

MeSH terms

  • Antitubercular Agents*
  • Attitude to Health
  • Cooperative Behavior*
  • Drug Discovery
  • Female
  • Global Health
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Research / organization & administration*
  • Tuberculosis / prevention & control*
  • Tuberculosis Vaccines*


  • Antitubercular Agents
  • Tuberculosis Vaccines