Congratulations to Derek who has won a £ 500,000 MRC-Newton Collaboration award together with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Colleagues in Vietnam.  The title is “Understanding pharmacokinetic – pharmacodynamic determinants of outcome to inform dose optimisation for non-MDR TB re-treatment patients in Vietnam” Derek will be working with the PI Giancarlo Biagini and with colleagues from the Vietnam National University, Vietnam National Institute of Hygiene & Epidemiology, Hanoi Medical University, Viet Nam National Lung Hospital.
This is a really important piece of work to address one of the most difficult issues in tuberculosis treatment today.