Richard Chaisson, MD

Director

Titles:

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research

Professor, Medicine, Epidemiology and International Health

Email:

rchaiss@jhmi.edu

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Richard E. Chaisson, M.D., is Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and International Health and Director of the Johns Hopkins University Center for Tuberculosis Research and Principal Investigator of the Hopkins Center for AIDS Research (CFAR).  His research interests focus on tuberculosis and HIV infection, including global control, prevention, clinical trials, and public health interventions. He leads research projects in South Africa, Malawi, Brazil and India and serves as Chair of the TB Transformative Science Group of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group. He has published over 460 scientific papers and book chapters.

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Projects

A smoking cessation trial in HIV/AIDS...

A tobacco prevalence survey and smoking cessation trial among HIV infected patients in South Africa.

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Understanding the costs and...

We have conducted an empirical costing analysis of facility-based versus community-based treatment for TB in Bangladesh and are...

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Understanding the role of repeat testing and...

We have developed a Markov model of serial IGRA testing to help improve testing algorithms with TST vs. IGRA in low-risk...

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MDR TB treatment as prevention: modeling the...

We are using transmission modeling to evaluate the potential impact of expanding DST and access to MDR TB treatment in Vietnam,...

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Immunotherapy Targeting MTB Persisters in the...

The goal of this research program is to determine whether enhanced immunity to critical components of the Mtb stringent response...

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