Past events

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 […]

Feedback from Cape Town Union Conference 2015

Date: Monday 11 January 2016 Time: 12:45 – 13:45 Venue: LG81 ((Lucas Room) Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT Please join us as we bring the 2015 Union Conference from Cape Town to London (with a little less sun and a little more rain). This Seminar will consist of a series of short presentations, featuring members […]

The Acid Fast Club – Winter Meeting 2016 & AGM

The Acid Fast Club – Winter Meeting 2016 & AGM Date: Friday, 8 January 2016 Time: 13:00 – 15:10 – Session 1 15:10 – 16:00 – Refreshments and AFC AGM (The South Courtyard Cafe) 16:00 – 18:20 – Session 2 18:20 – 19:30 – Drinks reception and buffet (The South Courtyard Cafe) Venue:  John Snow […]

The Mathematics of Clinical Trials and Global Health Policy

Speaker: Gabriela Gomes, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Date: Thursday 12 November Time: 12:45 – 13:45 Venue: LG8 (Bradford Hill Room) – Keppel Street Gabriela Gomes graduated in Applied Mathematics from the University of Porto in 1987, and completed her PhD in Mathematics from the University of Warwick in 1993. In 1999, she was awarded […]

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation: current activities and opportunities for collaboration

Date: Monday, 19 October 2015 Time: 12:30 – 14:00 Venue: LG6 / LG7, Keppel Street, LSHTM Abstract: KNCV will present on their global work in technical support to TB programmes and research. The seminar will focus on the range of current KNCV activities, including the 500 million USD Challenge TB Grant to support National TB […]

North London TB Journal Club

Presenter: Helen Fletcher Topic: TB vaccines. Date: Tuesday, 13 October 2015 Time: 16:00 – 17:00 Venue: LG81, Keppel Street, LSHTM This journal club will discuss issues relating to the use of animal models in TB vaccine development – and importantly will ask if this is the correct use a systematic review. The paper is open […]

Raising Your Research Impact and Taking the ‘Suspect’ out of TB

Raising Your Research Impact and Taking the ‘Suspect’ out of TB Date: Tuesday, 22 September 2015 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 (BST) Maximum research impact can only be achieved through effective communication. Not just in papers and plenaries, but during one-to-one interactions with decision makers, funders, and the media. This session will provide a forum for […]

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 […]