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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Spotlight on: Gillian Tomlinson

Gillian has been awarded an MRC Intermediate fellowship grant for £1.1m entitled “Tuning the immune response in tuberculosis”, hosted by the Division of Infection & Immunity.  Read more about her background, team and project work. More...

Published: Feb 5, 2016 10:13:25 AM


Critical Path to TB Drug Regimens February 2016 Newsletter

CPTR is dedicated to accelerating the development of novel TB regimens and diagnostics. The February newsletter features a video on CPTR's mission and ongoing efforts, as well as registration deatils for the 2016 workshop taking place in April in Washington DC. You can download the full newsletter here. More...

Published: Feb 5, 2016 9:58:08 AM


New publications by members of UCL-TB

We're pleased to announce that Dr Tom Yates and Dr Helen Stagg have had articles published this month. More...

Published: Feb 1, 2016 3:02:36 PM


TB2016: Science + Solidarity. Call for abstracts

In recognition of the need for greater attention to the global TB epidemic, the International AIDS Society (IAS) is organizing TB2016, a two-day conference dedicated exclusively to this infectious disease immediately preceding AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa. Abstract submission for the TB2016 conference opens on 1 February 2016. Abstracts may be submitted through an IAS conference profile until 1 April 2016. Please go to www.tb2016.org to submit your abstract. Late breaker submissions will be open from 21 April to 12 May 2016. Abstracts submitted to the AIDS 2016 conference that apply to the abstract categories for the TB2016 Conference may also be considered for TB2016. Final selection of abstracts through peer review will be done by the beginning of May 2016.  More...

Published: Feb 1, 2016 1:34:52 PM


MSF seek a clinical trial Co-PI & Site Lead MDR TB (Karakalpakstan)

Médecins Sans Frontières  is setting up a Pragmatic Clinical Trial for a more Effective, Concise And Less toxic MDR-TB treatment regimen (TB PRACTECAL). It is a randomised, controlled, open label phase II-III trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of regimens containing bedaquiline and pretomanid for the treatment of adult patients with pulmonary multidrug resistant tuberculosis. More...

Published: Jan 13, 2016 11:10:48 AM

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David Moore's Inaugural Lecture at LSHTM

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine warmly invites you to attend David's lecture titled "A series of fortunate events - Hlabisa 3 to Lima 31." The event is free and there are no tickets, entry will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Follow this link for further details. More...

Starts: Feb 9, 2016 3:15:00 PM


North London journal club in February with Dr Marc Lipman

Dr Michael Murphy will present the next meeting, with Dr Marc Lipman, of the Royal Free Hosptial, chairing the meeting. The title of the article is “Pharmacodynamic modelling of bacillary elimination rates and detection of bacterial lipid bodies in sputum to predict and understand outcomes in treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis” from Clinical Infectious Diseases. More...

Starts: Feb 15, 2016 4:00:00 PM

SLMS Introduction to Information Governance training (Feb)

UCL staff and students who handle sensitive personal data are eligible to attend this event being run by the School of Life and Medical Sciences at UCL. There will be one more chance to attend in March. More...

Starts: Feb 17, 2016 10:00:00 AM

SLMS Introduction to Information Governance training (March)

UCL staff and students who handle sensitive personal data are eligible to attend this event being run by the School of Life and Medical Sciences at UCL.  More...

Starts: Mar 16, 2016 2:30:00 PM


World TB Day 2016 - UCL & LSHTM 23rd March

UCL-TB and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine will be holding their annual tuberculosis symposium at the John Snow lecture theatre at the LSHTM on Wednesday 23rd March, 2016. More...

Starts: Mar 23, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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