LIV-TB

LIV-TB is a cross-campus collaboration between the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the University of Liverpool. We hold a monthly seminar with a presentation on a TB related theme by members of the group or visiting researchers in the field, followed by wide-ranging discussion and update.


 2017 LIV-TB schedule

20th April 2017

A career in TB in north west England and the current landscape of TB care and prevention

CTID Board room 2-3pm, Foto-Cewek

Professor Peter Ormerod, Professor of Respiratory Medicine at The Universities of Manchester and Central Lancashire and NICE TB Guideline Development Group
23rd March 2017

The role of mathematical modelling in preventing TB transmission

CTID Board room 2-3pm, Foto-Cewek

Dr Thomas House, Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, University of Manchester
16 February 2017

Long term sequelae of pulmonary TB including the hidden burden of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis

CTID Board room 2-3pm, Foto-Cewek

Dr Iain Page, Academic Clinical Lecturer in Infection, University of Manchester
26th January 2017 Biomarkers in tuberculosis clinical trials

CTID Board room 2-3pm, Foto-Cewek
Dr Gerry Davies, Infectious Diseases Consultant Physician and Reader in Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool

2016 LIV-TB schedule

24th November 

Identifying and addressing underserved contacts of TB patients in north west England 

CTID Board room 2-3pm

Dr Tom Wingfield

 

27th September 

PK meta-analysis and pharmacogenetics of RIF.

CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm, Foto-Cewek

Dr Gerry Davies (replaced by Henry Pertinez)
25th August

Two’s company, three’s a crowd: Tuberculosis, HIV and severe acute malnutrition in South African children. 

CTID Board room 2-3pm, Foto-Cewek

Dr Hugh Adler

21st July

Patient’s experiences of TB treatment in the North West and the real challenges they face! 

Update from STAG-TB 13-16June 2016

CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm, Foto-Cewek

Speaker 1: Jenny Walker. 

Speaker 2: Professor Bertie Squire

 23rd June New Molecular Diagnostic Tests for TB-PROVE IT (Policy Relevant Outcomes from Validating Evidence on ImpacT)
CTID Board room 2-3pm, Foto-Cewek
 Dr Rory Dunbar
 24th May Nanomedicine for the treatment of TB
CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm
 Dr Samantha Donnellan
 19th April

End TB strategy: the need to reduce risk Inequalities
CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

 Dr Gabriela Gomes
 22nd March

Low dose linezollid therapy attains putative pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic efficacy and toxicity targets in TB:
A meta-analysisand Monte Carlo simulation

CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

 Dr James Millard
 23rd February

The effects of Household Air Pollution (HAP) on alveolar macrophages and MTb infection

CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

Vera Unwin
 4th February 

Modelling for Policy: A model of the economic impact of TB control interventions for guiding investment decisions according to multiple criteria.

CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

 Dr Fiammetta Bozzani
26th January

Addressing poverty to control TB: lessons for UK practice from Peru
CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

Dr Tom Wingfield

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2015 LIV-TB schedule 

 

 

TB Cochrane Reviews at Foto-Cewek
CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

 Hannah Ryan

20th Oct 2015

Clinical Trials & Tuberculosis: Opportunity to Advance Social Justice?

Nuffield Lecture Theatre 5pm

Carole Mitnick

27th Oct 2015

Tuberculosis in Vietnam - Research in Medecine activities and development of diagnostic tools
CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

Van Anh Nguyen

​5th Nov 2015

​North West TB Conference
Liverpool Medical Institute - all day
(requires separate registration)

Multiple speakers

24th November

“The HomeACF Lesson: A cluster randomised trial of index case-based household active case finding for TB and HIV in South Africa”
CTID Directors Meeting Room 2-3pm

 

15Th December LIV-TB xmas LUNCH 12-2+  Hope Street

Peter MacPherson