World TB Day 2021

World TB Day Symposium 2021

Wednesday 24th March 2021

Our annual joint LSHTM-UCL-TB World TB Day Symposium took place this year on Zoom, and was open to all.

Welcome by Dr Michael Spence, President & Provost of UCL, and Dame Anne Mills, Deputy Director & Provost of LSHTM

Session 1: Voices from the Front Line: Patient, Healthcare Provider, and Policy Maker Perspectives

Chair: Dr Toyin Togun (LSHTM)

  • Dr Virginia Bond (LSHTM)
  • Dr Olumuyiwa Owolabi (MRC-LSHTM unit The Gambia)
  • Dr Amy Clarke (UCL)

Watch Session 1 recording

10.00 - 10.45 AM

Session 2: How to Find the Missing Millions?

Chair: Dr Katharina Kranzer (LSHTM)

  • Dr Lara Goscè (UCL)
  • Dr Palwasha Khan (LSHTM)
  • Professor Helen Ayles (ZAMBART)

Watch Session 2 recording

11.00 - 11.55 AM

Session 3: Redefining the Mtb infection and TB disease paradigms

Chair: Professor Mahdad Noursadeghi (UCL)

  • Dr Hanif Esmail (UCL) [recording not uploaded at request]
  • Dr Jon Emery (LSHTM)
  • Dr Emily Wong (AHRI)
  • Professor Helen Fletcher (LSHTM)

Watch Session 3 recording

13.15 - 14.05 PM

Session 4: Accelerating Drug Discovery & Development

Chair: Dr Dimitrios Evangelopoulos (UCL)

  • Dr Dana Klug (UCL)
  • Professor Anil Koul (LSHTM)
  • Dr Angela Crook (UCL)

Watch Session 4 recording

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