TB R&D Weekly Update: Podcast Interview with Dr. Bernard Fourie

Dr. Bernard Fourie
Dr. Bernard Fourie

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Summary: The WGND had the opportunity to interview Dr. Bernard Fourie who is head of Medicine in Need-South Africa (MEND-SA). In addition, Dr. Fourie is an Extraordinary Professor of Medical Microbiology at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. In the interview, we discuss the ongoing projects at the Drug Research Laboratory at MEND-SA, a research and development center with the mission to developing and applying innovative approaches to the formulation and optimization of existing drugs for the treatment of tuberculosis.

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