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Wednesday, 13 September 2017 14:20
On 8.9.2017, the TBnet Assembly has elected Frank van Leth, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, as the new chair of the TBnet. He replaced Graham Bothamley, who recieved the new position as past-TBnet-chair.
Monday, 21 August 2017 15:05
TBnet is coordinating a project funded by the German Ministry of Health (BMG), aiming to strengthen the cooperation with Armenia in the fight against tuberculosis.
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 06:01
Dear TBnet members, the TBnet meeting in 2017 will take place in Milan on September 8th
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 10:21
The 3-Day TB Academy in Armenia was a great succes!
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 08:14
    Registration kindly requested by email until February 20th 2017: Mrs. Cordula Ehlers TBnet office Research Center Borstel cehlers@fz-borstel.de       
Thursday, 15 September 2016 07:40
The Tuberculosis Network Clinical Trialsgroup (TBnet), an international consortium of clinicians and scientists, has proposed new treatment outcome definitions for MDR-TB. TBnet documented the management of patients with MDR-TB at 23 different sites across Europe where they found that treatment outcomes according to the definitions proposed by the WHO did not correlate to sustained culture conversion and being free of relapse in the absence of therapy. Applying the novel TBnet MDR-TB outcome criteria “cure” is reached twice as often as compared to the WHO criteria in their study.
Monday, 11 January 2016 11:14
      Our 11th TBnet meeting took place on September 2nd in London, United Kingdom. Thanks a lot to our local host, Graham Bothamley! Report will follow.  
Monday, 29 September 2014 09:28
  The 3rd TBnet Academy took place in Chisinau / Moldova from May 4th to 6th 2015 Deadline for application was: February 20th 2015 Application process closed. The program can be found here. Report here.          TBnet ACADEMY 2015   FREE FELLOWSHIP GRANTS     What it is about:   3 Day Tuberculosis Academy especially for residents, fellows, doctoral students and post-docs. A forum for young clinicians and researchers in the field of tuberculosis to exchange ideas and to learn from each other under expert guidance and mentorship.   Where: Chisinau, Rep. of Moldova   When: May 03 (arrival) – May 07 (Departure) 2015     The program includes:   Keynote lectures on: Collaborative TB research in Europe Emerging tuberculosis drug-resistance Pediatric tuberculosis Non-tuberculous mycobacteria infections     Reviews (provided by participants) on: Immunology Microbiology Molecular biology Epidemiology Public Health Clinical management of TB   Special features:  How to plan a research project How to get funded How to write a manuscript How to give a winning presentation Clinical pearls Hot topics on the international research agenda     Faculty:   Sofia Alexandru (Rep. of Moldova) Victor Botnaru (Rep. of Moldova) Dumitru Chesov (Rep. of Moldova) Valeriu Crudu (Rep. of Moldova) Liliana Domente (Rep. of Moldova) Josè Dominguez (Spain) Rodica Gramma (Rep. of Moldova) Lorenzo Guglielmetti (France) Constantin Iavorschi (Rep. of Moldova) Valeriu Istrati (Rep. of Moldova) Beate Kampmann (UK) Christoph Lange (Germany) Ekatarina Norok (Rep. of Moldova) Elena Romancenco (Rep. of Moldova) Morten Ruhwald (Denmark) Doina Rusu (Rep. of Moldova) Claudia Schacht (Germany) Martina Sester (Germany) Timo Ulrichs (Germany) Valentina Vilc (Rep. of Moldova) Dirk Wagner (Germany)     Coordination committee:   Prof. Rodica Gramma (USMF, Moldova) Ass. Prof. Dumitru Chesov (USMF, Moldova) Prof. Christoph Lange (Research Center Borstel, Germany) TBnet secretariate: Mrs. Cordula Ehlers (cehlers@fz-borstel.de)