Dr. Barbara Laughon works in the Office of the Director, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID). She is also a Core Group member of the Working Group on New TB Drugs and is the Candidates Subgroup leader. This interview was filmed at JHU on November 13, 2009.
She begins the interview talking about what inspired her to get involved with TB research.
More information about TB can be found at the NIAID TB portal.