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22 August 2022

LRI Annual Report 2021

Leprosy Research Intitiative's Annual Report 2021 is now published. You can download the report directly here.
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28 April 2022

Looking back at the LRI Spring Meeting 2022

On Thursday April 7 and Friday April 8, 2022 the seventh annual Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) Spring Meeting took place. Around 200 attendees from 48 countries joined us online. In Dr Richard…
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16 March 2022

Selection of Letter of Intents completed

The LRI received 62 Letters of Intent for the 2023 budget round and 21 were selected to submit a full proposal. The Letters of Intent were reviewed by 2 members of the Steering Committee (SC). Points…
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17 February 2022

Vacancy: All-Round Coordinator – Leprosy Research Initiative

Do you want to make an impact for people who need it most? The Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) is looking for an ambitious and all-round Coordinator. LRI manages a joint research fund and selects…
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10 February 2022

Save the date! Virtual LRI Spring Meeting 2022

Coming up soon: 7th LRI annual Spring Meeting Thursday 7 and Friday 8 April 2022, 13:30 – 17:00 (CET) The LRI Spring Meeting is an annual event that brings together the LRI Scientific Review…
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31 January 2022

The call for proposals for budget round 2023 is closed.

For the budget round 2023 the LRI has received 62 Letter of Intents (LoIs). LoIs will be screened by the LRI Steering Committee (SC). Applicants will be informed about the outcome of the LoI on March…
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24 November 2021

Announcement LRI call for proposals – Budget round 2023

The Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for funding commencing in 2023. LRI funds research with a focus on leprosy – including research applications…
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07 September 2021

Vacancy: LRI Support Officer

LRI is looking for an analytical and hands-on LRI Support Officer. Do you want to make an impact for people who need it most? Founded in 2013, the Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) represents a…
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27 July 2021

Budget round 2021 completed

In January this year the selection of proposals was completed and applicants received the official outcome of their application. Budget round 2021 was a competitive one in which the LRI received 70…
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06 July 2021

LRI Annual Report 2020

Leprosy Research Intitiative's Annual Report 2020 is now published. You can download the report directly here.
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22 April 2021

LRI hosted its first virtual Spring Meeting

On Thursday April 8 and Friday April 9, 2021 the sixth edition of the annual Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) Spring Meeting took place in a virtual set-up, for the first time. Around 220 attendees…
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24 March 2021

Selection of Letter of Intents completed

The LRI received 69 Letters of Intent for the 2022 budget round and 20 were selected to submit a full proposal. The Letters of Intent were reviewed by 2 members of the Steering Committee (SC). Points…
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16 February 2021

Virtual LRI Spring Meeting 2021 - April 8th - April 9th - Registration OPEN

On Thursday 8 and Friday 9 April 2021 from 13:30 – 17:00 (CET) the Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) is organising its sixth annual Spring Meeting. This year the event will take place online. During…
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04 January 2021

Anesvad Foundation joins LRI as partner

Anesvad Foundation is a Spanish NGO that works to control, eliminate and eradicate skin-related Neglected Tropical Diseases (skin NTDs) in Sub-Saharan Africa from an integrated approach. Established…
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01 December 2020

Announcement LRI call for proposals – Budget round 2022

*CALL CLOSED* The Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for funding commencing in 2022. LRI funds research with a focus on leprosy – including research…
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17 November 2020

St Francis Leprosy Guild joins LRI as associate partner

The St Francis Leprosy Guild celebrates its 125th anniversary this year. Since 1895 the organization has raised over £20 million to enable them to help alleviate the suffering caused by leprosy…
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11 November 2020

LRI assists the GPZL in the prioritization of the Zero Leprosy Research Agenda

The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL) presented the prioritised Zero Leprosy Research Agenda at the WHO Global Consultation on Global Leprosy Strategy 2021 – 2030 last week. In 2018, the…
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22 April 2020

Budget round 2021: selection of Letters of Intent completed

The selection of Letters of Intent (LoI) has been completed and all applicants have received the outcome of their application. From the 70 LoIs a total of 24 applicants have been invited to submit a…
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12 March 2020

LRI Spring Meeting CANCELLED

We regret to inform you that the LRI Spring meeting and all side meetings have been cancelled in light of the growing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. It is unfortunate that we…
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05 March 2020

Budget round 2021: Letter of Intent submission closed

The deadline for the submission of Letters of Intent (LoI) is now closed. We have received in total 70 LoIs for the 2021 budget round. Over the next couple of months our review and selection process…
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