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World TB Day 2016 - UCL & LSHTM 23rd March

9:00 am to 5:00 pm, 23 March 2016

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John Snow Lecture Theatre, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel St London WC1E 7HT

The UCL-TB and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine's TB Centre annual tuberculosis symposium will take place at the John Snow lecture theatre at the LSHTM on Wednesday 23rd March, 2016. Places are still available.

Please reserve your free ticket at the Eventbrite ticket page HERE

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The symposium will be the launch of a TB journal series in BioMed Central that will be guest edited by UCL-TB directors Prof. brahim Abubakar, Prof. Tim McHugh and Dr Marc Lipman together with the director of the LSHTM TB Centre Dr Helen Fletcher. The journal series will cover four broad themes that will be reflected in the agenda for the day:

Schedule
9.30am  

David Price

(UCL VP Research)

Welcome 
   

Anne Mills 

(Deputy Director and Professor of Health Economics and Policy)

Welcome
9.40am Session 1
Transmission
Ibrahim Abubakar (Chair) Introduction
    Douglas Young Talk 
    Derrick Crook Talk 
  Nicky McCreesh  Talk 
    Richard Turner  
   

Transmission Q&A

(followed by coffee at 10.45am)

 
11.15am Session 2
Diagnostics/Treatment
Marc Lipman
(Chair) 
Introduction
    Sabine Hermans Talk
    Charlotte Jackson Talk
    Patrick Phillips Talk 
    Ankur Gupta-Wright Talk
    Diagnostics/Treatment Q&A (followed by lunch at 12.25)  
1.25pm

Session 3
Drug resistance 

 "This house believes the 9-month Bangladesh regimen should be the new standard of care for MDR-TB treatment"

Dave Moore (Chair) Introduction
    Philipp du Cros Proposing motion
    Graham Bothamley  Opposing motion
   

Debate and vote 

(followed by coffee break at 2.55pm)

 
3.25pm Session 4
Immune correlates
Jackie Shea (Chair) Introduction
    Maddy Noursadeghi Talk
    Adam Penn-Nicholson Talk
    Hazel Dockrell Talk
    Helen Fletcher Talk 
    Immune correlates Q&A  
4.30pm   Sabina Alam Concluding remarks
4.45pm   Tim McHugh  Thanks & goodbye

This will be part of a series of events to commemorate World TB Day:

Kindly sponsored by Oxford Immunotec

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