Assessing the social value of novel regimens for MDR TB

Location

Baltimore, Maryland, US

Dates

07/01/2014 - 06/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are collaborating with investigators from the Berman Bioethics Institute to develop novel techniques for economic evaluation that also incorporate considerations of social value, using novel regimens for MDR-TB as a paradigmatic example.

Projects

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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Quantiferon gold test for detecting TB...

This is a cluster randomized trial comparing the time to known latent TB status among HIV infected patients receiving QGIT...

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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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TBM-KIDS (India)

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

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ICOHRTA Training Program (Fogarty)

International Clinical, Operational, and Health Services Research Award (ICOHRTA) training program. A training program that...

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