Improving the lives of TB patients worldwide through the training of the next generation of scientists and the acceleration of advances in tuberculosis research, practice, and policy.

About the Center for TB

The University of California, San Francisco Center for Tuberculosis (CTB) brings expertise across a range of disciplines to solve the problems that have historically undermined global TB elimination efforts.  UCSF CTB has world class experts spanning bench to clinical sciences, global health delivery, economics and diplomacy. Led by Payam Nahid, MD, MPH, our Center's mission aligns with that of the University of California, San Francisco in advancing health worldwide. The UCSF Center for TB faculty, fellows and staff are dedicated to improving the care of TB patients worldwide through biomedical research, education in the life sciences and health professions, technical assistance and training, clinical consultation, advocacy, diplomacy and excellence in patient care.