The TB Centre

The TB Centre at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a unique collaborative academic centre, representing the largest collection of researchers working on TB in Europe.

World TB Day 2016: an interview with leading experts in tuberculosis research

Leading tuberculosis (TB) experts from the University College London (UCL) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) were interviewed during the World TB Day 2016. They discussed various aspects of TB including diagnosis, vaccine development and immune correlates.

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TB research boosted by sequenced strains

Scientists working with tuberculosis (TB) have recently been given a boost in the quest to develop better treatments for TB. They now have access to over 100 strains that have been genome sequenced, including strains resistant to the major TB drugs. The study, reported in the journal BMC Medicine, was led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

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Ending TB: the race to control a disease in hiding

Meera Senthilingam has written an excellent feature in which the TB Centre is featured prominently. The article includes interviews with several members of the Centre and demonstrates how we are working to end the disease.

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Vaccine Design (Documentary)

BFM89.9 interviewed Dr Helen Fletcher, Director of the TB Centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Dr Andrew Pollard, Director of the Oxford Vaccine Group on turberculosis vaccines.

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The TB Centre

The TB Centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is a unique collaboration.

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Programmes

The TB Centre brings together over 120 scientists, doctors, epidemiologists, statisticians, public health officers, and policy makers.

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Publications

The TB Centre members regularly publish papers and articles on immunology and vaccine research, pathogen biology, epidemiology, mathematical modelling, clinical trials, diagnostics, drug resistance and drug development, social and economic research, TB/HIV.

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