Seminars

MSc Student-led Seminar “GeneXpert, new drugs and disease control: practical experiences of the TB epidemic”

A seminar from the TB Centre Seminar Series Date: Thursday 11th May 2017 Time: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Venue: LG24, LSHTM, Keppel Street Speakers – LSHTM MSc students: Jeremy Hill, Bianca Sossen, Vicki Parris   Jeremy Hill (MSc Public Health for Development) – Experiences responding to a humanitarian emergency in Papua New Guinea: DR-TB […]

Taking lessons from HIV/AIDS: Do we really need more evidence for cash transfers in the TB context?

Date: Wednesday 10 May 2017 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Dr. Delia Boccia, LSHTM, Dr. Lucie Cluver, Oxford University & Dr. Nicole Fraser-Hurt, World Bank A number of social protection interventions, mainly in the form of cash transfers, […]

Seminar and Careers Session with Tom Scriba

Seminar and student careers session with Tom Scriba, Associate Professor University of Cape Town and Deputy Director, Immunology, South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) “Progression from latent M. tuberculosis infection to TB disease” The seminar will be followed by a student-only careers session with FREE PIZZA (1:30-2pm) Date: Tuesday 28th March 2017 Time: 12:30-2pm Location: LG81, LSHTM

Seminar: Population-level impact of tuberculosis control interventions targets to former TB patients in a high-incidence setting

Population-level impact of tuberculosis control interventions targets to former TB patients in a high-incidence setting Speaker: Dr. Florian M. Marx Thursday 19th January 12:45 – 13:45 LG9 Keppel Street Florian Marx is a physician from Berlin and LSHTM MSc Epidemiology alumnus who currently works as a postdoctoral fellow in Ted Cohen’s group at the Yale School […]

Challenges in TB control programmes: nutrition matters?

Speaker: Dr Sharon Cox, LSHTM Tuesday 13 September 12:45 – 13:45 LG81 (Lucas Room) Keppel Street Any queries email: Marek Lalli at tbseminars@lshtm.ac.uk

Why global BCG vaccination coverage should not be compromised

Slides of the Seminar are available HERE Seminar now available to view HERE   Thursday 14 July 14:00 – 15:00 – LG7 Keppel Street Speaker: Ben Marais, University of Sydney, WHO Child TB Subgroup Chair: Satria Arief Prabowo and Paul Fine, LSHTM Professor Ben Marais is a paediatrician and paediatric infectious diseases specialist with an […]

Why a new efficacious TB vaccine is likely

Date: Thursday 30 June 2016 Time: 5:15 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Lecture Speaker(s): Dr Thomas Evans, Chief Medical Officer, TomegaVax Thomas G. Evans, MD – Chief Medical Officer Tom brings a wealth of expertise to the TomegaVax team serving a critical role in […]

Inaugural Lecture: Professor Stephen Lawn

The HIV-associated TB epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: from mid-Sahara to the roof of Africa Speaker: Prof. Stephen Lawn (CRD / LSHTM) Tuesday 22 March 17:15 John Snow Lecture Theatre Followed by reception in the South Court Yard http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/newsevents/events/2016/03/hiv-associated-tb-epidemic-in-sub-saharan-africa

Seminar: Impact of a conditional cash transfer program on Tuberculosis in Brazil: forecasting future scenarios using microsimulations

Speaker: Davide Rosella, Fiocruz Institute (Brazil) and LSHTM Date: 29th February Time: 12:45-13:45 Venue: LG6, Keppel Street, LSHTM Davide Rasella is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Epidemiology and Wellcome Trust Fellow at the Fiocruz Institute in Brazil and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in UK. Dr Rasella is currently leading various impact evaluations of poverty-reduction policies […]

Seminar: Estimating the global burden of childhood tuberculosis

Speaker: Patrick Djomo, LSHTM Date: Wednesday 27th January Time: 16:00-16:50 Venue: Engineering Front Suite 103, UCL We are very pleased to be welcoming the Patrick Djomo from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to present the first journal club of 2016. This will follow on from the UCL-TB seminar presented by Helen Jenkins on “Estimating […]