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Blizard Institute - Barts and The London

1st International Blizard/QMUL Tuberculosis Symposium

26 June 2019 - 27 June 2019

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: Peston Lecture Theatre, Graduate Centre, Mile End campus, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4DH

The Queen Mary Tuberculosis Symposium course will be of special interest to doctors including consultants, specialist trainees in respiratory medicine, paediatrics, microbiology and infectious diseases, HIV medicine, general practitioners, public health specialists, TB nurse leads and nurses, pharmacists, as well as other allied health professionals working in the field of Tuberculosis.

This course is organised by the Blizard Institute in collaboration with the WHO Collaborating Centre in Tradate Varese, Italy. The Symposium will launch the Queen Mary University of London Postgraduate Certificate in Tuberculosis course.

This intensive and authoritative agenda is state-of-the-art and will offer more than an update to participants on the clinical management of TB cases, evaluating new diagnostic/molecular techniques available for TB and providing an understanding of TB epidemiology and elimination. The event has now been approved to carry 12 category 1 (external) CPD credits (six per day) by the Royal College of Physicians.

The course faculty have a wealth of expertise and experience in the field of tuberculosis.

The programme is interactive, with case presentations and opportunities to discuss and collaborate with our international colleagues and partners and our future TB course leadership team.

Take a look at the agenda now:

TB symposium agenda [PDF 590KB]


Confirmed speakers

 Masoud Dara (WHO Europe), Daniela Cirillo (WHO supranational laboratory San Raffaele University Milan, Italy), Dominik Zenner (International Organization for Migration, Belgium), Delia Goletti (National Institute for Infectious Diseases, Rome, Italy), Al Story (UCL), Martin Dedicoat (Birmingham), Professor Simon Schaaf (Stellenbosch University, Capetown, South Africa), James Seddon (Imperial), Raquel Duarte (Secretary of Health of Portugal), Sergey Borisov (Moscow, Russia), Andrew Nunn (MRC, London), Christian Lienhardt (Montpellier, France), Stephen Gillespie (St. Andrews, Scotland), Martin Van Den Boom (WHO Europe), Matt Burman (QMUL), Jessica Potter (QMUL), Heinke Kunst (QMUL), Onn Min Kon (Imperial), Marc Lipman (UCL), Alimuddin Zumla (UCL), Andrew Prendergast (QMUL), Adrian Martineau (QMUL) and Veronica White (QMUL).



Attendee categoryCost
Consultants/GPs/Senior Academics - 1 Day course £100.00
Consultants/GPs/Senior Academics - 2 Day course £190.00
Nurses/Students/Post-Docs – 1 Day course £55.00
Nurses/Students/Post-Docs – 2 Day course £100.00

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Please note that no refunds will be given once payment is made.