Aeras invited Dr. Granger Sutton, Professor of Informatics and Prokaryotic Informatics Coordinator at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), to speak about sequencing Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTMs) and how a better understanding of NTM genomes can contribute to TB vaccine development.

Chief Medical Officer Ann Ginsberg offers highlights from our clinical work in 2016.

This past October Aeras was pleased to join the 47th annual Union World Conference on Lung Health in Liverpool, UK. From an active booth presence to our second annual Stakeholder Luncheon, Aeras took the opportunity to help highlight the importance of TB vaccine R&D.

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) are working to provide researchers in LMICs with the opportunity to develop advanced skills in clinical research that can in return be used to help build a larger clinical research infrastructure at home.

Aeras held its second Stakeholders Meeting and Luncheon in Liverpool, UK, in conjunction with the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health this past October. More than 70 stakeholders joined the event and engaged in discussions on clinical development, advocacy, resource mobilization, and community engagement.