9th Annual George W. Comstock Lecture & World TB Day Symposium

Location:

615 N. Wolfe St, W1214 (Sheldon Hall)

Date:

April 1, 2016 at 2:00pm - 3:40pm

Keynote Speaker:

Jacques Grosset, MD

Additional Speakers:

David Celentano, ScD

Richard Chaisson, MD

David Dowdy, MD, PhD

Jonathan Golub, PhD

Projects

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TBM-KIDS (Malawi)

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Scale-up and implementation of TB diagnostics...

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