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WORLD TB DAY: Why it still matters

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:25

In this video, McGill Global Health Programs Director Dr. Madhukar Pai explains why is TB a relevant issue in 2015.

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Opinion: It is the global community's responsibility to help eradicate tuberculosis

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:05

WORLD TB DAY: McGill International TB Centre Director Marcel A. Behr reminds us that tuberculosis affects and kills millions, and that Canada is affected. Read  the op-ed here. Learn more about World TB day here.

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World Tuberculosis Day, March 24

Fri, 2015-03-20 15:37

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TB: avoiding and subverting immunity

Mon, 2014-12-22 16:44

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Contact: Maziar Divangahi
Organization: Asst Prof, Dept Medicine
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Office Phone: 514-826-5755
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Clerk, Pai named to RSC’s College of New Scholars

Inaugural members represent emerging generation of scholarly, scientific, artistic leadership in Canada
Tue, 2014-09-16 13:04

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.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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TB cattle vaccine takes 'small step forward'

Tue, 2013-01-08 16:38

Scientists have announced a small but important step in the development of an effective cattle vaccine to prevent bovine tuberculosis. They have identified a "biomarker" using sophisticated molecular technology that allows them to predict vaccine efficacy. David Williams, chairman of the Badger Trust, which strongly supports vaccination of both cattle and badgers, said: "We welcome this refinement in laboratory technique, part of the progress towards the long-awaited goal of an effective cattle vaccine.

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