Newswise — Tuberculosis cases in New York City increased by 10% last year-- the largest increase in 26 years. TB is a highly infectious disease; its symptoms include coughing up blood, fever and weight loss. 

If you're looking for an expert in TB who can provide insight into the infectious diesese, Dr. Peter Small is available. 

Dr. Small’s expertise includes tuberculosis and global health. He has done seminal work on clinical, epidemiologic, evolutionary, and genetic aspects of tuberculosis. He has deep expertise in translating cutting edge science into drugs, diagnostics and vaccines as well as the business and public health processes to get innovative tools to those in need. He is currently leading the Stony Brook University Global Health Institute’s health science research that spans from the molecular level to point of delivery, and encompasses fundamental work on ecology, developmental economics, and disease, largely focused on Madagascar. 

For more information about Peter Small visit, http://www.stonybrook.edu/experts/profile/peter-small 

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