VTC Hosts LTBI R01 Meeting

The Vanderbilt Tuberculosis Center recently hosted a meeting of researchers involved in our LTBI R01 project “Immunogenetic predictors of active and incipient TB in HIV-negative and -positive close TB contacts” (NIH R01AI147765). The event, which took place between March 21st and 22nd, and included presentations about ongoing research and data findings, working group sessions, and breakout meetings.

We were joined in Nashville by many of our international collaborators, including from the Instituto Brasileiro para Investigação da Tuberculose (IBIT) and FIOCRUZ Bahia, the University of Washington, and the University of Cape Town.

It a was productive week, with discussion focused around accomplishing project goals and timelines.

“Vanderbilt TB Center faculty, staff, and external collaborators meeting on March 21 to discuss ongoing TB projects and working to #EndTB”