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Nature Reviews Disease Primer

International consortium publishes the first Primer on Tuberculosis in Nature Reviews Disease Primers

At the start of the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Liverpool, UK, an international group of top TB experts from several leading institutions published a primer on tuberculosis (TB) in the journal Nature Reviews Disease Primers ( The 23-page primer, part of a series featuring the latest state-of-the-art advances in various health fields, can be freely downloaded at for a 1-month period only.  Download 

Experts from the following institutions contributed to this Primer: McGill International TB Centre, McGill University; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthUniversity of Cape TownFINDAerasIndian Council of Medical ResearchTB Alliance; and the WHO Global TB Programme. 

Congratulations to our 2016 Fall Travel Award Winners:

Sophie Huddart (Dr. M. Pai's team). Sophie will be going to the Union North America Region conference.
Nargis Khan (Dr. M. Divangahi's team). Nargis will be going to the Keystone Symposia.
Laura Mendonca (Dr. M. Divangahi's team). Laura will also be going to the Keystone Symposia.

McGill Summer Institute 2017 Registrations Now Open. Click here

On the eve of the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria being hosted in Montreal, McGill University hosted a pre-conference panel to celebrate Canada’s commitment and investment in Global Fund, Stop TB Partnership and other global health initiatives. See here for details

There are many McGill students working to end TB, AIDS, and Malaria. Here are videos featuring our students working to stop TB:

How McGill Student Emily Maclean is helping end TB for Good


How McGill Graduate Robyn S. Lee is helping end TB for Good


How McGill Student Sophie Huddart is helping end TB for Good


How McGill Student Hannah Alsdurf is helping end TB for Good


How McGill Student Laura Mendonca is helping end TB for Good


Post Doctoral Fellowship Positions in Tuberculosis Research Available:

The 100 top-cited tuberculosis research studies

According to a recent study, McGill researchers account for 6% of the world's best cited TB papers which is a very high ranking! The 100 top-cited tuberculosis research studies (International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) Download


About the Centre

Our centre brings together over 20 investigators with expertise spanning epidemiology and economic analyses of TB, to microbiology to host genetics and immune response. The work is done both at an academic centre and with a number of collaborating groups around the world. On these pages, we introduce the faculty members who are members of our centre and describe our training programs for students.  Find out why our Centre is a world leader in the interdisciplinary study of TB and how we work together to unravel the many mysteries of this recalcitrant disease.