Seminars

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 […]

SEMINAR SERIES | 09 April – Prof. Madhu Pai

Details about our next lunchtime seminar are below: ‘Pill pushers or trusted providers? Challenges and opportunities for engaging India’s private health sector in tuberculosis care’

SEMINAR SERIES | 18 March – Dr Christine Sekaggya-Wiltshire

Details about our next lunchtime seminar are below: ‘TBC’ Speaker: Dr Christine Sekaggya-Wiltshire, winner of this year’s Stephen Lawn TB-HIV Research Leadership Prize

TB Centre Seminar Series: Urine-based diagnostics and mortality in HIV-associated TB

  TB Seminar Series: Pre-Viva Urine-based diagnostics and mortality in HIV-associated TB Dr. Ankur Gupta-Wright Date: Thursday 6th December Venue: Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place Time: 12:45 – 13:45 This PhD aimed to understand if positive urine-diagnostic tests in hospitalised patients with HIV and TB disease were associated with mortality, be used as a prognostic […]

Seminar | Improving TB mortality estimates: Numbers, new strategies and tools

Abstract: Tuberculosis (TB) is leading single infectious disease killer in the world, responsible for high morbidity and mortality. However, there is considerable uncertainty about the precise number of people dying of the TB. New strategies and tools are needed to improve TB mortality estimates, especially in countries where no vital registration systems exist, or where […]

Does BCG protect infants from severe forms of childhood tuberculosis by trained innate and humoral mechanisms?

Department of Immunology and Infection PhD Upgrading Seminar Tuesday 11th September 12:30 Lucas Room (LG81) Does BCG protect infants from severe forms of childhood tuberculosis by trained innate and humoral mechanisms? Speaker: Egle Butkeviciute Supervisors: Steven Smith and Christine Jones (SGUL)    A L L  W E L C O M E     According […]

Immunology and Infection Department & TB Centre Seminar | Tuberculosis research in the Gambia

Dr. Sutherland is head of the tuberculosis case-contact (TBCC) platform and TB immunology laboratory at MRC Gambia. The TBCC platform is one of the longest running household contact studies worldwide and enables analysis of host-pathogen interactions across the spectrum of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease. Key projects include defining correlates of risk for development of infection and/or […]

Seminar | TB preventive therapy: a new era is emerging

Abstract: TB infection is the reservoir of the TB epidemic. The burden of TB infection has recently been re-estimated at approximately 23%, amounting to approximately 1.7 billion people infected with TB globally. The uptake of isoniazid preventive therapy globally among people living with HIV and household contacts has been very poor. Recently published randomised clinical trials […]

Pathogen Molecular Biology Seminar | M. tuberculosis infection of host cells in time and space

Details Speaker: Maximiliano G. Gutierrez. The Francis Crick Institute Chair: Mike Blackman Date: 5 July 2018 Time: 12:45 pm Venue: LG6, Rose Room, Keppel Street

Seminar | Tuberculosis research in The Gambia

Dr. Sutherland is head of the tuberculosis case-contact (TBCC) platform and TB immunology laboratory at MRC Gambia. The TBCC platform is one of the longest running household contact studies worldwide and enables analysis of host-pathogen interactions across the spectrum of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease. Key projects include defining correlates of risk for development of […]