Past events

Steve Lawn Memorial Lecture 2017

We are delighted to announce that Professor Robin Wood will be the first person to deliver the Steve Lawn Memorial Lecture.  Please do join us for this special event. Date: 13th March 2017 Time: 5.15pm  followed by drinks reception Venue: LSHTM Attendance is free but you must register for a ticket here   Speaker: Professor Robin Wood (Desmond Tutu Centre, University […]

Seminar: Population-level impact of tuberculosis control interventions targets to former TB patients in a high-incidence setting

Population-level impact of tuberculosis control interventions targets to former TB patients in a high-incidence setting Speaker: Dr. Florian M. Marx Thursday 19th January 12:45 – 13:45 LG9 Keppel Street Florian Marx is a physician from Berlin and LSHTM MSc Epidemiology alumnus who currently works as a postdoctoral fellow in Ted Cohen’s group at the Yale School […]

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 […]

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 […]