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

A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for adult contacts of MDR TB patients...

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APT: Assessing PA-824 for Tuberculosis

A Phase 2 clinical trial of PA-824, an investigational nitroimidazole, as part of multidrug therapy for pulmonary TB; in...

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Assessing the social value of novel regimens...

We are collaborating with investigators from the Berman Bioethics Institute to develop novel techniques for economic evaluation...

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Quantitative assessment of the tipping point...

Quantitative methods will be used to study Mtb dynamics to determine the tipping point for macrophage infection, which depends...

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Immunotherapy Targeting MTB Persisters in the...

The goal of this research program is to determine whether enhanced immunity to critical components of the Mtb stringent response...

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