LIV-TB is a cross-campus collaboration between the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the University of Liverpool. We hold a monthly seminar with a presentation on a TB related theme by members of the group or visiting researchers in the field, followed by wide-ranging discussion and update.

2023 meetings

21st Sept 2023 
Beyond TB: a person-centred and rights-based approach for people affected by TB and their households
Katharina Kranzer and Claire Calderwood. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Biomedical Research & Training Institute

Thursday 15th June 2023
Migrant screening for TB. From clinical observation to policy implementation
Professor Manish Pareek. Clinical Professor in Infectious Diseases. University of Leicester 

20 April 2023
The TRUNCATE-TB trial - Treatment Strategy for Rifampin-Susceptible Tuberculosis

Christopher Cousins SpR in Infectious Diseases/GIM

16th March 2023
Understanding Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission: a field epidemiological perspective
Palwasha Yousafzai Khan. Clinical Associate Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

16th February 2023
Challenging the status quo: recent and ongoing research in the diagnosis and infectiousness of tuberculosis
Grant Theron. Professor, DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Tuberculosis Research, SA-MRC Centre for Tuberculosis Research, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

19th January 2023
A Practical Approach for Integrating Tuberculosis and Post-Tuberculosis Lung Diseases in Tanzania
Stellah Mpagama, MD MSc PhD. Scientific Director . Kibong’oto Infectious Diseases Hospital, Tanzania

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For further information about Liv-TB please contact :

Dr Tom Wingfield or Nadia Kontogianni