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13:30 - 18:00 24 March 2010

The Challenge of TB: UCL's contribution

Location

Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre | (link Map)
25 Gordon Street | London |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Dr Marc Lipman




24th March is World TB Day and commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch announced the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB). This event provides an opportunity for UCL to describe problems and solutions related to the TB pandemic and to support worldwide TB control efforts.

The afternoon will feature plenary presentations including:

Dr Marc Lipman (UCL Medicine) – What's going on with TB in London and the UK? Professor Stephen Gillespie (UCL Infection and Immunity) – Trials and Tribulations to get better TB Treatment Dr Carole Reeves (Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine) - In search of the lost children of Craig-y-nos


Contact

Sarah Ball
+44 (0)20 7905 2352 | s.ball@ucl.ac.uk


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