Australian TB scientists in running for major health prize | Pacific Beat

Australian TB scientists in running for major health prize

Australian TB scientists in running for major health prize

Updated 15 May 2013, 9:13 AEST

One in three people have a chance of developing a tuberculosis infection in their lifetime.

What's even more chilling is the possibility that figure could rise with people now infected with an extremely drug resistent TB.

Drs Anthony Radford, James Rothel, Paul Wood and Stephen Jones invented and commercialised technology for the internationally adopted test for TB, first in animals and then humans. Their work is providing real life impacts worldwide as the gold standard of testing.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:Dr Tony Radford, director, Modern Baking Ltd, Nucleus Network, a nominee in the Clunies Ross awards.

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