Engaging in Collaborative Tuberculosis Research with LIV-TB Seminars


The LIV-TB seminar series, a collaborative initiative between the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the University of Liverpool, It offers a stimulating forum for in-depth exploration of diverse topics related to tuberculosis. Held monthly, these seminars feature presentations by leading researchers and group members, fostering vibrant discussions and disseminating the latest advancements in the field.

The sessions are relevant to researchers and professionals involved in tuberculosis research, control, and public health and doctoral students.

2024 meetings

Thursday 15th Feb 2024
Addressing undernutrition to end TB: evidence from the RATIONS cluster randomised trial in India
Anurag & Madhavi Bhargava. Yenepoya Medical College, Center for Nutrition Studies. Yenepoya (Deemed to be University), Mangalore

Thursday 18th Jan 2024
The (re)discovery of the spectrum of TB – what is next?
Rein Houben. Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, TB Modelling Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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

20th July 2024
Progressing towards tuberculosis elimination:An ounce or a pound of prevention 

Jonathon Campbell. Assistant Professor McGill University & McGill International TB Centre

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