2018 TB Center Symposium: Cutting-Edge Translational Research in Tuberculosis, April 27, 2018

On Friday, April 27th the TB Center hosted the 2018 Symposium, "Cutting-Edge Translational Research in Tuberculosis". The symposium was attended by Vanderbilt faculty, staff, and students, as well as TN Department of Health and Metro Nashville Health Department members.

We heard from a variety of speakers, who came from Nashville, Cincinnati, Seattle, and Brazil!

Thomas Hawn, MD, PhD- "Macrophages and resistance to M.tuberculosis infection"

Bruno Andrade, MD, PhD- "Immune profiling of patients with tuberculosis using cellular and plasma biomarkers"

Spyros Kalams, MD, Simon Mallal, MD, PhD, Wyatt McDonnell, and Mark Pilkinton, MD, PhD- "Single cell analysis of innate and adaptive immune responses to pathogens and vaccines"

Moises Huaman, MD, MSc- "Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and cardiovascular disease"


A huge thanks to those who traveled to join our meeting, especially Bruno Andrade, Valeria Rolla, Thomas Hawn, Moises Huaman, and Jyothi Rengarajan.


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