A Blueprint for Success: Understanding the epidemic of TB in New York City

Location

New York, NY, US

Dates

07/25/2015 - 06/25/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD

We are using a combination of statistical analysis and transmission modeling, in collaboration with the NYC Dept of Health & Mental Hygiene, to better understand the dynamics of TB transmission in New York City and to explain how the tide was turned against the epidemic of TB and MDR-TB in the early 1990s.

Projects

mHealth for improved TB contact investigation...

This multicenter randomized study is evaluating the implementation, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and population-level...

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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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APT: Assessing PA-824 for Tuberculosis

A Phase 2 clinical trial of PA-824, an investigational nitroimidazole, as part of multidrug therapy for pulmonary TB; in...

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Understanding the impact of combined TB and...

We are developing models to understand the overlap of TB and HIV in three epidemiologically distinct settings (Canada, India,...

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