SEMINAR SERIES | 25 April – Dr. Claudia Denkinger

Details about our next lunchtime seminar are below, abstract to follow.

Speaker: Dr. Claudia Denkinger, FIND
Venue: LG80, Keppel Street
Date & time: Thursday 25 April, 12:45pm – 14:00pm

Claudia Denkinger holds an MD, PhD and MSc TMIH from the Julius-Maximilians University in Germany, the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. She is a trained infectious disease specialist. Most her of research has focused on diagnostics development and clinical trialling. The last five years she has lead the tuberculosis program at the Foundation of Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND). For her excellent work on tuberculosis diagnostics, Claudia was awarded the Gertrud Meissner Award of the European Society of Mycobacteriology in 2016. In May this year, Claudia will leave FIND and take over the position as Director of Tropical Medicine, at the Center of Infectious Disease at the University of Heidelberg.