The Impact of Co-infections and the Effect of Isoniazid Preventive Therapy on Immune Responses in Household Contacts Exposed to Sputum Positive Tuberculosis in Uganda

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Candidate: Dr. Irene Andia Biraro’s PhD defence

Title: The impact of co-infections and the effect of isoniazid preventive therapy on immune responses in household contacts exposed to sputum positive tuberculosis in Uganda

Opponent: Associate Professor Yukari C. Manabe

Panelists:
1. Dr. Joel Bazira, Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Mbarara University of Science and Technology
1. Dr. David P. Kateete, Department of Immunology and Molecular Biology School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences
2. Associate Professor Robert Tweyongyere, College of Veterinary Medicine Animal Resources and Biosecurity

Supervisors:
2. Dr. Achilles Katamba, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences
3. Professor Alison Elliott, Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda / Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
4. Dr. Steve Smith, Department of Immunology and Infection, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
5. Professor Moses Joloba, Dean School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences