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14 Oct 2019

Provocative questions towards TB elimination

Add to my calendar 14/10/2019 2:30 pm Australia/Melbourne Provocative questions towards TB elimination Large seminar room, GM002 DD/MM/YYYY

14 Oct 2019
2.00 - 5.00pm

Large seminar room, GM002

Presented by the Doherty Institute and the Centre for Research Excellence in Tuberculosis Control.

At this afternoon symposium, you will hear from a range of experts including:

  • Professor Warwick Britton, Will we ever have a real TB vaccine?
  • Associate Professor Greg Fox, Can MDR TB be prevented?
  • Dr James Trauer, Does BCG vaccine increase risk of TB?
  • Katie Dale, Can we afford to eliminate TB?
  • Dr Romain Ragonnet, Does LTBI matter in high prevalence countries?
  • Dr Anna Coussens, Are antibiotics the best preventative therapy for TB?
  • Malancha Karmakar, Can we trust algorithms to predict TB drug resistance?
  • Dr Ee Laine Tay, Does WGS make TB public health investigations irrelevant?
  • Associate Professor Justin Denholm, Isn't TB control incompatible with human rights?

Registration essential