Susan Dorman, MD

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Associate Professor, Medicine

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Dr. Dorman and her research team at JHU focus on the development and assessment of new tuberculosis diagnostic tests and strategies and new tuberculosis treatment strategies.  Her team’s multidisciplinary work in tuberculosis diagnostics includes test development, accuracy assessments, implementation research, economic evaluations, and mathematical modeling.  Dr. Dorman serves as co-Principal investigator with Dr. Jerrold Ellner on a U.S. National Institutes of Health-funded contract, the ‘Tuberculosis Clinical Diagnostics Research Consortium’, whose mission is to conduct early stage assessments of novel diagnostic tests for tuberculosis at study sites in China, South Korea, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, and Brazil.  She also serves as Principal Investigator on phase I, II, and III clinical trials of rifapentine, including multicenter international trials of the CDC Tuberculosis Trials Consortium. 

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Projects

The role of cell wall lipids in pathogenesis...

This study will use a combination of transcriptional, lipidomic, genetic, and imaging techniques to investigate whether...

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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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A Comprehensive Snapshot of Tuberculosis...

This study aims to find all cases of TB within an urban Ugandan community of 50,000 people and to characterize both the...

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Assessing the social value of novel regimens...

We are collaborating with investigators from the Berman Bioethics Institute to develop novel techniques for economic evaluation...

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TBM-KIDS (Malawi)

A phase 2 clinical trial of optimized treatment for pediatric tuberculous meningitis in India and Malawi

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