Who we are
The Centre of Research Excellence in Tuberculosis Control on Both Sides of our Border is an interdisciplinary Centre of Research Excellence funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council over 5 years.
We support world-class research aimed to improve TB control in Australia and our region through new and existing research initiatives on public health and clinical interventions, epidemiological studies and laboratory science approaches to provide new tools for TB control and prevention.
The Centre for Research Excellence in Tuberculosis Control is a collaborative Centre that brings together numerous research institutes and hospitals with objectives to:
1. Design new strategies to improve global TB control.
2. Develop and test new TB treatment approaches to deliver more effective care.
3. Implement our strategies in communities in Australia and Asia Pacific.
4. Train the next generation of TB researchers and clinicians in Australia and Asia Pacific.
Our chief Investigators
Our Chief investigators Investigators are from organization from around Australia in the University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, University of Melbourne and James Cook University, as well as the Centenary Institute and Woolcock Institute of Medical Research.