TBnet Newsletter September 2021




1. TBnet webinar today


During TBnet Research Webinar September 30th , 16:00 CET, Jakko van Ingen MD, PhD will present a talk entitled “Hollow fiber model -its role in TB/NTM drug development”. After presentation there will be up to 20 minutes discussion of this interesting method – expert panel and audience.


The link to the webinar: https://www.tbnet.eu/post/tbnet-webinar-september-2021



2. Congratulations to Frank van Leth


Frank van Leth, TBnet Chairman is appointed as the vice-director of the Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute. The Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute is a network of researchers from the two academic medical centers, and the two Amsterdam universities, with a wide network of external partners. Read the announcement here:

https://www.amsterdamumc.org/en/research/institutes/amsterdam-public-health/information/dr.-f.-frank-van-leth.htm



3. TBnet Meeting 2021


TBnet Annual Meeting,will be online on October 7th between 16:00 and 18:30 Please save the date & see the program synopsis here: https://www.tbnet.eu/post/annual-tbnet-meeting-2021



4. ERS 2022


We are happy for the active participation of TBnet members in the ERS Congress 2021! Lorenzo Guglielmetti presented the TBnet study entitled “Availability of drug susceptibility testing to new/re-purposed anti-tuberculosis drugs”. Graham Bothamley, Irina Kontsevaya, Berit Lange and Dirk Wagner chaired TB-related sessions. Next ERS Congress even more action to come!



5. ptbnet News


Congrats to ptbnet who finally held the 3rd International Meeting on Childhood Tuberculosis took place on the 23-24th of September, 2021. The Meeting was planned for 2020 in Sofia, Bulgaria but had to be moved in time and into online form. Dear ptbnet, congrats to your commitment and to the successful meeting! See the scope of the talks and presenters here: https://ptbnetsofia2020.com/?page_id=9





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