Past events

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]