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Symposium on TB Research


Date: Thursday 23 March 2017 / Time: 17h30 for 18h00 / Venue: The Adler Museum



Prof. Zeblon Vilakazi  DVC : Research & Maria Papathanasopoulos, Assistant Dean: Research and Postgraduate Affairs

Symposium opening

Prof. Lesley Scott in the Department of Molecular Medicine and Haematology

TB and Big Data Analysis

Dr Neil Martinson, Deputy Executive Director of Perinatal HIV Research Unit

HIV and TB

Prof. Bavesh Kana Co-Director DST/NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research

Can we find all the bacteria?

Puleng Marokane , Program Manager at NHLS

Implementation of GeneXpert

Dr Nokuphiwa Mvuna; Sub-investigator at Clinical HIV Research Unit(Wits Health Consortium).

Drug resistant TB: NIX and STREAM trials.

Salome Charalambous , Research Director Aurum Institute(tbc)

TB in congregate settings

Prof. Claire Penn, Professor of Speech Pathology & Audiology

Communication and TB: The missing link in the chain of care.