Devan Jaganath, MD: Improving the diagnosis of childhood TB in Uganda

Children and people living with HIV are two of the the most vulnerable populations for TB, Diagnosis in these groups is difficult and leads to high morbidity and mortality.  Dr  Jaganath has conducted tuberculosis research in Uganda and India throughout his career. He currently works on two projects in Kampala, Uganda; the Evaluation of Novel Diagnostics and Biomarkers for Childhood TB (END Childhood TB) Study, and a urine-based diagnosis of TB in people living with HIV. 

Dr Jaganath is a Clinical Fellow in Infectious Diseases in the Dept of Pediatrics at UCSF. He completed an MPH at Johns Hopkins, medical training at UCLA, and residency at Johns Hopkins. 

Join the 5th Annual Pediatrics in Global Health Lecture Series in welcoming speakers in August and September. Please note that times may change as Fall schedules are finalized. Please check back for updated times.

Wednesday, September 18 at 10:30am to 11:30am

ZSFG, Bldg 25, 4th Floor, H4009

Event Type

Lecture/Seminar

Affiliation

School of Medicine, Global Health Sciences

Audience

Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Alumni

Campus

Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Contact Info

Teresa.Moeller@ucsf.edu

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