Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection Prevention

London, London
Monday, 24 March 2014

This is a Euroscicon Small Conference,  an outline of the day can be found at 
www.euroscicon.com/EurosciconMeetingStructure.pdf

This event will be held at The O2,  a large entertainment district on the Greenwich peninsula in South East London, England.

Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection Prevention
Monday, 24 March 2014 09:30 - 17:00

Cineworld: The O2
Peninsula Square
London
London
SE10 0DX
United Kingdom

Map and Directions
This event will discuss new ways being developed to control and prevent TB Infection. Including discussion about cost effectiveness of current treatments, developing vaccines and transmission prevention, this event will be an ideal setting for discussion , debate and discovering current thinking and what is new in the field. This event is part of the 2014 TB Summit: www.TBSummit2014.com. This event has CPD accreditation.


Meeting Chair:  Dr Derek Sloan, Senior Clinical Academic in Respiratory Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, UK

The deadline for abstract submissions for oral presentation has now passed. Abstracts for poster presentation only can be submitted up to two weeks before the event. You can download the instructions for authors at 

www.euroscicon.com/AbstractsForOralAndPosterPresentation.pdf 


Talks include

Tackling TB in the Age of Austerity: ensuring we use novel tools and approaches cost-effectively
Dr Peter J White,
(1) Head, Modelling and Economics Unit, Public Health England and (2) School of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK

Breaking the transmission of tuberculosis by active case finding
Professor Juraj Ivanyi,
Professor of Immunology of Infectious Diseases, Kings College London, Guy's Campus, UK

An unbiased genome-wide Mycobacterium tuberculosis gene-expression approach to discover new antigens for human T cells that are expressed during pulmonary infection
Professor Tom HM Ottenhoff
, Professor in Immunology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Genomic Diversity of Drug-Resistant Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Isolates in Lisbon Portugal: Towards Tuberculosis Genomic Epidemiology
Professor Isabel Portugal, Centro Patogénese Molecular / FFUL, Faculty of Pharmacy, Portugal

Reducing transmission in the genomic age
Dr Philip Monk,
Public Health England, UK

Neutrophils and B-lymphocytes in experimental TB: from the outcast to competent players Professor Alexander Apt, Professor and Head, Laboratory for Immunogenetics, Central Institute for Tuberculosis, Moscow, Russia


Registration Website: www.regonline.co.uk/TBPrevention2014


Keywords:  TB, latent, infection, diagnosis, IGRA,Latent TB; M/XDRTB; genome; proteome; immunome, cell wall, arabinogalactan, drug discovery, benzothiazinone, tuberculosis; treatment; biomarkers; antibiotics, mutation, rpoB, gyrA, gyrB, katG, inhA, Rifampicin resistance, Fluoroquinolone resistance, Isoniazid resistance, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Thailand, Mangosteen extract, Antimycobacterial activity, air filter, pre-filter, Whole genome sequencing, epidemiology, outbreaks, health economics, transmission-dynamic modelling, cost-effectiveness, evaluation, Neutrophils, B-cells, tuberculosis, mice, granuloma, tuberculosis vaccines, antigen discovery, T-cells, protective immunity, tuberculosis, diagnosis, transmission of infection, active case finding, serology
 

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