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11 December 2018 Latest Research Building capacity for advances in TB research
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 14:30

Professor Mark Hatherill has co-authored a journal article titled "Building capacity for advances in tuberculosis research; proceedings of the third RePORT international meeting" appearing in the Tuberculosis (Edinb) Journal.

6 December 2018 Latest Research Metabolite changes in blood predict the onset of TB
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 14:00

Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a paper titled: “Metabolite changes in blood predict the onset of tuberculosis” in the  Nature Journal.

1 December 2018 Latest Research Safety and Immunogenicity of early Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination in infants who are preterm and/or have low birth weights:
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 - 14:00

Prof Mark Hatherill has co-authored a journal article titled: "Safety and Immunogenicity of early Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination in infants who are preterm and/or have low birth weights: A systematic review and meta-analysis" appearing in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA).

15 November 2018 Research: Commentary WHO Preferred Product Preferences for TB Vaccines
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 11:30

SATVI Director Professor Mark Hatherill has co-authored a commentary titled "WHO preferred product characteristics for new vaccines against tuberculosis" appearing in The Lancet journal.

13 November 2018 Research: Can we predict tuberculosis cure? What tools are available?
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 - 12:45

Associate Professor Tom Scriba has co authored a paper titled "Can we predict tuberculosis cure? What tools are available?" appearing in the European Respiratory Journal of the European Respiratory Society.

LIVE PRESS CONFERENCE: Union World Conference on Lung Health : M72 Vaccine study primary results presented
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 - 09:30

Watch the press conference during which the primary results from the M72/AS01E candidate vaccine were announced during the Union World Conference on Lung Health. Professor Mark Hatherill, SATVI Director spoke on behalf of SATVI.

23 October 2018 SATVI at the Union Conference on Lung Health
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 12:00

View the full list of SATVI speakers at the The Union World Conference on Lung Health held from 24 to 27 October 2018.

25 September 2018 Research Published: Candidate tuberculosis (TB) vaccine can prevent active pulmonary TB in HIV-negative adults in phase II study
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 17:45

The New England Journal of Medicine has just published the primary results of an ongoing phase IIb clinical trial testing the candidate tuberculosis vaccine M72/AS01E which demonstrates that the M72/AS01E vaccine significantly reduced the incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis disease in HIV-negative adults who were already infected with latent TB at the time of vaccination.

7 September 2018 Latest Research: PD-1 Expression on Mycobacterium tuberculosis-Specific CD4 T Cells Is Associated With Bacterial Load in Human Tuberculosis
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 - 16:00

SATVI Researcher Marwou de Kock has co-authored a research article titled: "PD-1 Expression on Mycobacterium tuberculosis-Specific CD4 T Cells Is Associated With Bacterial Load in Human Tuberculosis" appearing in the Frontiers in Immunology journal.

Research: Differential DNA methylation of potassium channel KCa3.1 and immune signalling pathways is associated with infant immune responses following BCG vaccination
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 11:45

SATVI Associate Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a research paper titled "Differential DNA methylation of potassium channel KCa3.1 and immune signalling pathways is associated with infant immune responses following BCG vaccination" appearing in the Scientific Reports journal.

Coming Event: Kick TB Poster and Writing Exhibit
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - 10:30

SATVI and the Western Department of Education are pleased to announce the hosting of the Kick TB Poster Art and Writing Exhibit on Monday 3 September 2018.

22 August 2018 Research Published: Infectious Diseases: Natural killers associated with latent Tuberculosis
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 22:00

SATVI authors Associate Professor Tom Scriba, Drs. Elisa Nemes, Adam Penn-Nicholson, Virginie Rozot and Fatoumatta Darboe have co-authored an article titled: "A multi-cohort study of the immune factors associated with M. tuberculosis infection outcomes" appearing in the Nature Journal.

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