tuberculosis

New study uncovers vast variation and significant deficits in tuberculosis care in urban India

Published: 25Sep2018

On September 26, Heads of State will gather in New York at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s first-ever high-level meeting on tuberculosis (TB) to accelerate efforts to end TB and reach...

Complete make-over in fight of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

Published: 7Sep2018

Several new medicines have been found to be more effective than traditional ones used to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), according to a new international collaborative study led by...

Latent TB Treatment: Shorter is Better

Published: 2Aug2018

Treatment of latent tuberculosis is set to transform after a pair of studies from the Research-Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) revealed that a shorter treatment was safer...

Beyond Killing Tuberculosis

Published: 11May2018

Historically, our view of host defense against infection was that we must eliminate pathogens to eradicate disease. However, this perspective has recently been challenged as scientists have taken a...

Clerk, Pai named to RSC’s College of New Scholars

Published: 16Sep2014

McGill University physicist Aashish Clerk and epidemiologist Madhukar Pai are among the inaugural members named today to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

$5M for Malaria, Tuberculosis Drug-discovery Research

Published: 17Dec2015

University of Toronto and McGill University scientists are leading an international partnership to discover new and improved drug treatments for tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical...

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