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Working Group on New TB Drugs: Dr. Anneke Hesseling Pt 3

Posted: January 31st, 2011

Dr. Anneke Hesseling is the Director of the Paediatric TB Research Program at the Desmond Tutu TB Centre at Stellenbosch University in Cape Town, South Africa. She has South African and US training in Medicine and Epidemiology and is the PI and co-PI on several large research projects relates to the epidemiology, transmission and diagnosis of tuberculosis in children, with special emphasis on the interaction between pediatric TB and HIV and the immunologic diagnosis of TB infection and disease. Dr. Hesseling has a special research interest in the epidemiologic and immunologic interaction between BCG and HIV in children and is the chairperson of the IUATLD BCG Working Group.