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Come to TB Journal Club in June and July

Join us in June at Medecins Sans Frontieres and in July at The Crick!

North London TB Journal Club has two very exciting upcoming meetings with eminent hosts and superb venues:

June 2017 hosted by Medecins Sans Frontieres

Date – Tuesday 27th June, 2017

Time – 16.30 -17.30, refreshments served after

Where – LG floor, 10 Furnival St, Chancery Lane, London, EC4A 1AB (map here)

Chair – Bern-Thomas Nyang’wa

Presenter – Catherine Berry

Theme – Treating MDR-TB – DOT, SAT and everything in between

Papers –

(Main paper) Yin et al. Association between Directly Observed Therapy and treatment outcomes in multi drug-resistant tuberculosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis PLoS One. 2016 Mar 1;11(3) (available here)

(Additional paper) Mohr et al. DOT or SAT for Rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis? A non-randomized comparison in a high HIV-prevalence setting PLoS One. 2017 May 18;12(5) (available here)

 

July 2017 hosted by The Francis Crick Institute

Date – Wednesday 5th July, 2017

Time – 14.00 -15.00, please arrive at reception at 13:45 to clear security

Where – The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road, London, NW1 1AT (map here)

Chair – Robert Wilkinson

Presenter – Angharad Davis

Theme – TB Meningitis

Papers – Heemskerk et al. Intensified Antituberculosis Therapy in Adults with Tuberculous Meningitis. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jan 14;374(2):124-34. (available here)

** PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE CRICK MEET AT EVENTBRITE (FOR FREE) BY FRIDAY 30TH JUNE TO BE ABLE TO CLEAR SECURITY ON THE DAY** (click here)

 

 

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