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TB Retreat 2015

TB Research at the Africa Centre

TB Research at the Africa Centre Richard Lessells and Alison Grant will give a progress update concerning developing a programme of TB research at the Africa Centre. We invite members of LSHTM TB Centre and UCL-TB to come and contribute to the discussion! Speakers: Richard Lessells and Alison Grant Date: 30 October 2015 Time: 14:00 […]

New tool to predict genetic resistance to tuberculosis drugs

The TB Profiler, developed by a team of researchers at LSHTM and led by Dr Taane Clark, is a new tool that aims to predict genetic resistance to tuberculosis drugs. Click HERE  to find out more.

Texas A&M researchers develop new, faster tuberculosis test

Days after a man suspected of having tuberculosis was removed from a flight from Austin to Phoenix, researchers with the Texas A&M Health Science Center have announced a new tuberculosis test that could provide results in hours instead of days or weeks. The standard method of diagnosing tuberculosis, a potentially fatal bacterial disease that typically […]