Symposium on multidisciplinary research to eliminate TB
|When:||Thursday, 23 March 2017 - Thursday, 23 March 2017|
|Where:|| Parktown Health Sciences Campus
Adler Museum of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, York Road, Wits University
A symposium on interdisciplinary research for TB elimination ahead of World TB Day.
The Faculty of Health Sciences and the Office of Research & Postgraduate Affairs invite you to a symposium on interdisciplinary research for Tuberculosis (TB) elimination in commemoration of World TB Day.
The symposium takes place on Thursday 23 March. World TB Day is Friday 24 March 2017.
Prof. Zeblon Vilakazi, DVC: Research and Postgraduate Affairs and Prof. Maria Papathanasopoulos, Assistant Dean: Research and Postgraduate Affairs
TB and Big Data analysis
Prof. Lesley Scott, Department of Molecular Medicine and Haematology
HIV and TB
Dr Neil Martinson, Deputy Executive Director of Wits Perinatal HIV Research Unit
Can we find all the bacteria?
Prof. Bavesh Kana, Co-Director DST/NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research
Implementation of the GeneXpert
Puleng Marokane, Programme Manager at the National Health Laboratory Services
Drug resistant TB: NIX and STREAM trials
Dr Nokuphiwa Mvuna, Sub-investigator at Clinical HIV Research Unit, Wits Health Consortium
Prof. Claire Penn, Professor of Speech Pathology & AudiologyAdd event to calendar