Category: General Public TB Research Meeting

Public TB Research Meeting

February 25, 2019

Join members of the Amsterdam TBC and scientific community for an open event about tuberculosis research.

Dr. Frank Verreck (head of TB Research, Biomedical Primate Research Centre Rijswijk, The Netherlands) will present this groundbreaking work on novel approaches to tuberculosis vaccination that was published in Nature Medicine last month.*

"These exciting developments demonstrate that an effective vaccination strategy against TB is possible and lay the foundation for major advances based on rational, iterative vaccine design in the near future.”

Tom Scriba, Elisa Nemes: Nature Medicine 2019


16:00 – 16:40 pm: Presentation:Pulmonary mucosal delivery of BCG protects highly susceptible rhesus macaques and reveals correlates of protective immunity against TB.’’

Dr. Frank A.W. Verreck, PhD, Head TB Research/Immunology, Department of Parasitology, BPRC Rijswijk

16:40 – 17:00 pm: Discussion



AMC, H2-211

Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam


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