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TB Research Seminar

Guest speaker Prof Robin Woods will present Thursday 21st April at 4:15 pm AEDT at the Centenary Lecture Theatre and online.

Join us in person on level 6 of the Centenary Institute in Sydney (directions) or join our zoom meeting (join through this link at 4:15pm)


Emeritus Professor Robin Wood MMed FCP DSc (UCT)

CEO, Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation & Director, Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, & Full Member, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town.

Visiting Scientist, Harvard Medical School; Honorary Professor, London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Research Fellow, University of Stellenbosch.

Current research projects

  • TB diagnostics in HIV;

  • TB transmission in African township;

  • modelling of TB epidemic as a function of the force of TB infection;

  • extension of Wells and Riley model to generalized TB epidemic and non-steady-state conditions by quantitation of daily rebreathed litres;

  • Aerobiology of TB transmission: PI of the Cape Town Clinical Trials Unit; site leader for the Desmond Tutu HIV Clinical Research Site where he leads a scientific research group of the Medical Research Council/University of Cape Town flagship programme investigating the aerobiology of tuberculosis transmission.

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