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Fri, 08 Apr


TB-CRE Symposium 2022

Join us on-line our annual TB-CRE Research Symposium. We will be looking at recent TB research at the Population, Host, and Mycobacterium levels.

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TB-CRE Symposium 2022
TB-CRE Symposium 2022

Time & Location

08 Apr 2022, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm AEST


About the event

Reconnecting with TB Research

TB-CRE Symposium – 8th April 2022, 9-4.30

9 am. Host-pathogen interactions Chair. Professor Warwick Britton

1. Professor Marc Pelligrini (Walter & Eliza Hall Institute)

Macrophage and neutrophil death programs and resistance to Tuberculosis

2. Dr Claudio Counoupas & Erica Stewart (University of Sydney)

From Tuberculosis to COVID-19 vaccines

3.  Dr Nicole Messina (Murdoch Childrens’ Research Institute)

Effect of BCG on the immune response to SARS-CoV-2

10:30 – 11 am. Morning tea

11 am. Probing the mycobacterium Chair A/Professor Bernadette Saunders

1. Dr Kristy Horan and Dr Katie Dale, Doherty Institute and Victorian TB Program

TB molecular epidemiology in Victoria

2.  Dr Connie Lam, Centre Infectious Diseases Microbiology-Public Health, Westmead

Resistome of M. tuberculosis;  molecular markers of drug resistance

3. Professor Gregory Fox, University of Sydney and RPA Hospital

Precision Medicine and Tuberculosis

12:30-2 pm. Lunch

2:00-3:30pm. Population Health Research in TB Chair Professor Justin Denholm

1. Professor Justin Denholm, Victorian TB Program and Melbourne Health

Ethics, WGS and Tuberculosis public health

2. Dr Chris Lowbridge, Menzies Institute, Darwin

Tuberculosis in West Papua

3. Dr Bintari Dwihardiani

Contributing to TB Elimination in Yogyakarta, Indonesia: Zero TB Yogyakarta Experience

4. Dr Suman Majumdar (Burnet Institute)

Tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea

5. Dr Jeremy Hill and Professor Ben Marais (University of Sydney)

PEARL overview and update from Kiribati

3:30 – 3.45. Morning tea

3.45  The view from WHO Chair Professor Emma McBryde

Dr Kerri Viney, WHO Global TB Program, Geneva

Update on WHO’s work on TB among vulnerable populations & TB & co-morbidities

4.30 Finish

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