World Tuberculosis Day, March 24

Published: 20 March 2015
Dr. Marcel Behr (watch a video of him on his research)

Professor of Medicine at McGill University, Director of the McGill International TB Centre and Researcher in the Infection and Immunity Axis at the RI MUHC.
Expertise: Dr. Behr’s research focuses on the molecular epidemiology and pathogenesis of mycobacterial infections, specifically Mycobacterium tuberculosis - the bacterial agent responsible for TB - using DNA fingerprinting and whole genome sequencing.
English & French
Dr. Madhukar Pai (video)

Assistant professor in McGill’s Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, Director of McGill Global Health Programs, Associate Director of the McGill International TB Centre and Program co-leader, Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre .
Expertise: Dr. Pai’s investigates advanced global tuberculosis care and control through the epidemiology of TB and evaluation of new diagnostics and tools in diverse populations and settings.
Denis Francis and Amélie Fossi (video)

Nurse Clinicians, Tuberculosis Program, Montreal Chest Institute, MUHC
English & French

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