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, ScM

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

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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A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for pediatric contacts of MDR TB...

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Impact of diabetes on TB treatment outcomes...

This is a study to prospectively enroll and follow TB patients co-infected with diabetes and TB patients without diabetes...

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Evaluating an automated system for...

We are evaluating the accuracy and cost-effectiveness of TBDx, an automated digital microscopy system, as a screening test to...

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