The University of Washington Advanced TB Research Training Course will cover diverse topic in TB research, including the current understanding of TB pathophysiology, diagnostics, therapeutics and prevention, immunology and vaccine development, transmission dynamics, implementation science, and disease modeling. In addition, the course will cover special topics, including TB maternal and child health and people living with HIV.
Participants will develop knowledge and skills in both theory and methods for advancing TB research. Participants will learn from case studies, lectures, panel discussions, and interactions with attendees and faculty. Finally, participants will engage in active learning opportunities to develop a hierarchical priority list and research plan to help advance tuberculosis research.