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The global fight against tuberculosis

Medical research is one of the most important outputs for a university, with breakthroughs potentially saving lives around the world. Professor Stephen Gillespie and colleagues at the School of Medicine have done just…

World TB Day – 24 March 2021

Globally, Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death from a single infectious disease agent.  Our sustained research in St Andrews over the last 10 years (on the disease and the pathogen responsible) has developed…

Funding awarded for TB research

The St Andrews tuberculosis research group together with global health partners have won a €4.9 million grant from the European Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP).  Led by…

Visit from Dr Sekaggya-Wiltshire

The Infection and Global Health Division recently welcome Dr Christine Sekaggya-Wiltshire and Dr Olive Mbabazi from Makarere University.

New trial to combat TB

Scientists at the School of Medicine are leading the medical monitoring of a new clinical trial to treat tuberculosis more quickly.

MBLA Conference

the first ever Molecular bacterial load assay (MBLA) stakeholders conference was held at the University of St Andrews, 11th – 13th June 2018.