LIV-TB

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.

For further rinformation about Liv-TB please contact Dr Tom Wingfield.

2018 LIV-TB schedule

16th November 

Global political leadership to end TB: a report from the UNHLM

CTID Meeting Rooms 1-3. 1-1.45pm, LSTM

 Lecture by The Rt Hon Nick Herbert CBE MP, followed by a Q&A

 

19th July  Studying the intrapulmonary pharmacology and immunology of tuberculosis therapy in Malawi
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM
Dr Andrew McCallum, Clinical PhD fellow, Wellcome Trust Liverpool Glasgow, Centre for Global Health Research  
14 June  Tuberculosis contact tracing in London 
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM
Dr Sean Cavany, Post-doctoral scientists, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
17th May  IMPALA: The next big eye deer in Lung Health and TB
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM
Dr Kevin Mortimer , Reader in Respiratory Medicine, LSTM 
19th April Screening for latent TB infection in people living with HIV : guidelines versus real-world practice in a UK HIV centre 
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM
Dr Steven Aston, NIHR Clinical Lecturer, IGH, University of Liverpool
15th March Genetic diversity helps detect recent tuberculosis transmission
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM
Dr Preye Ayabina, Research Assistant, LSTM
15th February  An update on the prevention and cure of tuberculosis in children
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM
Dr Paddy McMaster, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases. 
18th January

The health economics analysis and an update on the STREAM study
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM
Laura Rosu, Health Economist, LSTM

 

2017 LIV-TB schedule

16th November 

Pharmacodynamics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA gyrase inhibitors
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM

Emmanuel Moyo, PhD Candidate, LSTM
Presentation

 19th October 

Integrating animal and human TB research, policy, and prevention practices
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM

 Dr Camille Bellet, Post-doctoral Research Associate, University of Liverpool
 27th September Why are TB patients with complex needs less likely to complete TB treatment
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM
Jeniffer Mithoo, TB Specialist Nurse and PhD candidate, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
 27th July An overview of the national tuberculosis control strategy in England
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM
 Dr Paul Cleary, Consultant Epidemiologist Public Health England
 22nd June Not another randomised controlled trial: TB modelling, evidence synthesis, and anecdote
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM
Dr Bhagteshwar Singh,
Specialist Registrar in Infection Royal Liverpool Hospital and LSTM
 18th May Long term sequelae of pulmonary TB including the hidden burden of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM

Dr Iain Page,
Academic Clinical Lecturer in Infection, University of Manchester

 Presentation

20th April 2017

A career in TB in north west England and the current landscape of TB care and prevention
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM

Professor Peter Ormerod, Professor of Respiratory Medicine at The Universities of Manchester and Central Lancashire and NICE TB Guideline Development Group
Presentation

23rd March 2017

The role of mathematical modelling in preventing TB transmission
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM

Dr Thomas House
Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, University of Manchester

Presentation

16 February 2017

Improving routine services for chronic cough in primary care in Malawi; the potential effect on TB case finding
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM

Prof Bertie Squire, LSTM Chair in Clinical Tropical Medicine, Director CAHRD
26th January 2017 Biomarkers in tuberculosis clinical trials
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM

Dr Gerry Davies, Infectious Diseases Consultant Physician and Reader in Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool
Presentation

2016 LIV-TB schedule

24th November 

Identifying and addressing underserved contacts of TB patients in north west England 

CTID Board room 2-3pm

Dr Tom Wingfield

 

27th September 

PK meta-analysis and pharmacogenetics of RIF.

CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm, LSTM

Dr Gerry Davies (replaced by Henry Pertinez)
25th August

Two’s company, three’s a crowd: Tuberculosis, HIV and severe acute malnutrition in South African children. 

CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM

Dr Hugh Adler

21st July

Patient’s experiences of TB treatment in the North West and the real challenges they face! 

Update from STAG-TB 13-16June 2016

CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm, LSTM

Speaker 1: Jenny Walker. 

Speaker 2: Professor Bertie Squire

 23rd June New Molecular Diagnostic Tests for TB-PROVE IT (Policy Relevant Outcomes from Validating Evidence on ImpacT)
CTID Board room 2-3pm, LSTM
 Dr Rory Dunbar
 24th May Nanomedicine for the treatment of TB
CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm
 Dr Samantha Donnellan
 19th April

End TB strategy: the need to reduce risk Inequalities
CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

 Dr Gabriela Gomes
 22nd March

Low dose linezollid therapy attains putative pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic efficacy and toxicity targets in TB:
A meta-analysisand Monte Carlo simulation

CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

 Dr James Millard
 23rd February

The effects of Household Air Pollution (HAP) on alveolar macrophages and MTb infection

CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

Vera Unwin
 4th February 

Modelling for Policy: A model of the economic impact of TB control interventions for guiding investment decisions according to multiple criteria.

CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

 Dr Fiammetta Bozzani
26th January

Addressing poverty to control TB: lessons for UK practice from Peru
CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

Dr Tom Wingfield

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2015 LIV-TB schedule 

 

 

TB Cochrane Reviews at LSTM
CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

 Hannah Ryan

20th Oct 2015

Clinical Trials & Tuberculosis: Opportunity to Advance Social Justice?

Nuffield Lecture Theatre 5pm

Carole Mitnick

27th Oct 2015

Tuberculosis in Vietnam - Research activities and development of diagnostic tools
CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

Van Anh Nguyen

​5th Nov 2015

​North West TB Conference
Liverpool Medical Institute - all day
(requires separate registration)

Multiple speakers

24th November

“The HomeACF Study: A cluster randomised trial of index case-based household active case finding for TB and HIV in South Africa”
CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

 

15Th December LIV-TB xmas LUNCH 12-2+  Hope Street

Peter MacPherson