UCL-TB is a cross-disciplinary community that spans UCL and our global partners supporting interaction and collaboration. Our aim is to research the treatment, cure and prevention of TB in communities with, and at risk of, tuberculosis.



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Tuberculosis in England: 2015 report published

The TB Section are pleased to announce the publication of “Tuberculosis in England: 2015 report (presenting data to end of 2014)” and the tuberculosis Official Statistics “Reports of cases of tuberculosis to enhanced tuberculosis surveillance systems: United Kingdom, 2000-2014”. More...

Published: Oct 6, 2015 11:15:35 AM


Kickstarter campaign to fund film where antibiotics don't work

CATCH depicts a possible near future where all antibiotics have failed. The film follows a father, Tom, and his daughter, Amy, quarantined in their house during a lethal bacterial pandemic. Their fragile existence is threatened when one of them gets sick.  More...

Published: Sep 10, 2015 4:37:55 PM


UCL-TB BMC Journal Series

We are pleased to announce a new article collection in BMC Medicine, guest-edited by UCL-TB and LSHTM to commemorate World TB Day 2016 More...

Published: Aug 19, 2015 3:02:05 PM


Towards host-directed therapies for tuberculosis

Abstract: The treatment of tuberculosis is based on combinations of drugs that directly target Mycobacterium tuberculosis. A new global initiative is now focusing on a complementary approach of developing adjunct host-directed therapies.
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Published: Aug 7, 2015 2:04:16 PM


Nationwide and regional incidence of microbiologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in South Africa, 2004–12: a time series analysis

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Published: Aug 7, 2015 1:57:47 PM

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Pandemics and Epidemics: Prevention, preparedness, response and recovery

How can the global response to disease outbreaks be improved? More...

Starts: Oct 12, 2015 9:00:00 AM


Wiel de Lange to give UCL-TB autumn seminar

Title: Treatment and guidance of MDR/XDR-TB in a modern TB-referral hospital More...

Starts: Oct 12, 2015 2:00:00 PM


North London journal club in to be presented by Dr Helen Fletcher

The October North London TB Journal Club will be held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine More...

Starts: Oct 13, 2015 4:00:00 PM


Infection, Immunology and Inflamation Symposium October 2015

Registration is now open for the annual UCL Infection, Immunology and Inflammation Symposium. Deadlines for submitting abstracts is Monday 7 September. More...

Starts: Oct 14, 2015 9:00:00 AM


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