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2019 26 Aug 14:00 15:00

Biomedical Translations: Global Partnerships and Politics, from an Indian Perspective

Prof Kaushik Sunder Rajan
Professor of Anthropology and Co-Director
Chicago Centre for Contemporary Theory
University of Chicago
Host: Dr Anastasia Koch [MMRU/IDM]
Kaushik Sunder Rajan is Professor of Anthropology and co-Director of the Chicago Centre for Contemporary Theory at the University of Chicago. He works on the political economy of the life sciences and biomedicine. He is the author of *Biocapital: The Constitution of Post-Genomic Life* (Duke, 2006) and *Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine* (Duke,...

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WPLT

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2019 04 Oct 12:00 13:00

The Pipeline of Novel Antituberculosis Agents

Prof Andreas H. Diacon
Professof of Physiology & Principal Specialist in Pulmonolgy
University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital
Host: Prof Valerie Mizrahi [IDM Director/MMRU] 
Professor Andreas Diacon developed an early interest in tuberculosis during training in a former TB sanatorium in Davos in the Swiss Alps, also named the “magic mountain”. After migrating to South Africa, he started his own anti-tuberculosis drug research. He is the founder and CEO of TASK, an organisation specialising in clinical studies with...

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WPLT

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
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