Seminars

TB Centre Seminar Series: November Lunchtime Seminar

November Lunchtime seminar  TB – The Killer Epidemic Dr Shelly Batra, President & Co-Founder, Operation ASHA Is it really 1/3? – The Global Burden of Latent TB Infection Dr Rein Houben, Associate Professor, LSHTM Thursday 17 November 13:00 – 14:00 LG9 Keppel Street Dr. Shelly Batra is the President & Co-founder of Operation ASHA. She […]

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 […]

Crick TB Symposium 24th March 2016

Date: 24.03.2016 Time: 9AM- 7PM Location: Wellcome Conference Centre, 183 Euston Road, London Held on World TB day, this symposium will look at tuberculosis and the plethora of issues surrounding it. A range of research will be presented, from the history and spread of the disease, to the fight against drug resistance. To view the programme […]

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: Tuberculosis Control in Postcolonial South India and Beyond: Fractured Sovereignties in International Health, 1948-1960

Speaker: Vivek Neelakantan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai Date: 24th February 2016 Time: 12:45- 14:00 Venue: LG6, LSHTM, Keppel Street   Vivek Neelakantan (Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai) By Ingrid James Between 1948 and 1960, South India and Southeast Asia emerged as global laboratories for tuberculosis control. This article attempts to situate tuberculosis control […]

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 […]

New Insights into the Pathogenesis and Management of Drug-resistant TB

New Insights into the Pathogenesis and Management of Drug-resistant TB Speaker: Keertan Dheda Chair: Taane Clark Date: 25 August 2015 Time: 12:45 – 13:45 Venue: LG80 (Bennet Room), Keppel Street, LSHTM Keertan Dheda is Professor of Respiratory Medicine, and Head of the Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, at the University of Cape Town. He […]

Tuberculosis Vaccine Strategy

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Tuberculosis Vaccine Strategy, followed by presentation on Strategic Thinking from the LSHTM TB Centre with panel discussion Speaker: Willem Hanekom, Deputy Director Tuberculosis, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Chair: Helen Fletcher, LSHTM Date: Thursday, 20 August 2015 Time: 10:00 – 13:00 Venue: LG80 Bennett Room (Keppel Street), LSHTM Any queries […]

TB Centre Seminar Series: New insights into the pathogenesis and management of drug-resistant TB

TB Centre Seminar Series All welcome New insights into the pathogenesis and management of drug-resistant TB Speaker: Keertan Dheda Chair: Taane Clark 25 August 12:45 – 13:45 LG80 (Bennet Room), Keppel Street