Annual TBnet Meeting 2021

Updated: Oct 6, 2021




Dear Members,


please mark the following date for our annual TBnet meeting:


October 07, 2021 at 4pm - 6:30pm (CET).


The meeting will be held online.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/97456819795?pwd=YTJqYnJrV0lGZUdRQTBONnBrMUhwUT09

Meeting ID: 974 5681 9795

Passcode: 450657





Here you can see the planned program:



Session chairs: Christoph Lange & Olena Rzhepishevska

16:00 - Start!


Frank van Leth

16:02 Welcome from the TBnet Chair


Thomas Jürs

16.05 Financial report


Frank van Leth & Līga Kukša

16:25 New TBnet Chair: formal voting & Intro


Session chairs: Maja Reimann & Raquel Villar Hernandez


Folke Brinkmann

16:35 ptbnet news


Jakko van Ingen

16:45 NTM news


16:55 Break


José Dominguez & Berit Lange

17:00 Running TBnet studies


Judith Eckstein

17:10 New IMI project UNITE4TB, Work Package 11


Christoph Lange

17:20 Training & courses – plan


Interactive sessions


Ilaria Motta & Irina Kontsevaya (Organizers) Lorenzo Guglielmetti & Martin Boeree (Panel)

17:30 Clinical Studies 4 Dummies – an interactive session


Jess Potter (Organizer) Jakko van Ingen, Sue Collinson, Andrii Dudnyk, Helen Stagg (Panel)

18:00 treatment adherence & VOT in TB & NTM – an interactive session


Līga Kukša

18:30 Concluding remarks

We look forward to welcoming you online on 07/10/2021.








Affiliations of the participants

  • Boeree, Martin, Department of Lung Diseases, Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

  • Brinkmann, Folke, Paediatric Pneumology Department, Catholic Hospital, Bochum, Germany

  • Collinson, Sue, TB specialist case worker, Homerton Hospital and Lecturer, University College London, UK

  • Dominguez, Jose, Group Leader, Research Center Germans Trias I Pujol, Barcelona, Spain

  • Dudnyk, Andrii, Associate Professor in Tuberculosis, Clinical Immunology & Allergy, National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Ukraine

  • Eckstein, Judith, Senior Communications Manager, Division of Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine, LMU University Hospital Munich, Germany

  • van Ingen, Jakko, Professor and consultant clinical microbiologist, Head of the mycobacteriology reference laboratory, Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, the Netherlands

  • Guglielmetti, Lorenzo, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), France

  • Jürs, Thomas, TBnet Treasurer, Germany

  • Kontsevaya, Irina, Division of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Research Center Borstel, Germany

  • Kukša, Līga, Head, MDR TB department TB and Lung disease clinic; Riga East University hospital, Latvia

  • Lange, Berit, Lead, Clinical Epidemiology at Department for Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Germany

  • Lange, Christoph, Medical Director, Group Leader, Research Center Borstel, Leibniz Lung Center, Germany

  • van Leth, Frank, Faculty of Science, Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment, VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  • Motta, Ilaria, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-UK

  • Potter, Jessica, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine & TB Service Clinical Lead, North Middlesex University Hospital, London, UK

  • Reimann, Maja, Division of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Research Center Borstel, Germany

  • Rzhepishevska, Olena, Senior Scientist, Department of Chemistry/ Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University, Sweden

  • Stagg, Helen, Associate Professor and Head of The Population Health and Infectious Diseases group (PHID), Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK

  • Villar Hernandez, Raquel, Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Center Germans Trias I Pujol, Barcelona, Spain


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