FlexDx-TB: A flexible, user-friendly model of TB diagnostics

Location

Baltimore, Maryland, US

Dates

07/01/2012 - 06/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD

We have developed a web-based model that allows decision-makers to input local epidemiological and economic values and receive customized estimates of impact and cost-effectiveness related to different strategies for scaling up TB diagnostics.  We are now collaborating with colleagues at USAID to test the model for on-the-ground decisions being made in Mozambique.

Projects

Quantitative assessment of the tipping point...

Quantitative methods will be used to study Mtb dynamics to determine the tipping point for macrophage infection, which depends...

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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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A Nurse Case Management Intervention to...

Dr. Farley is responsible for the overall project from design, implementation, data collection, and preparation of...

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A Blueprint for Success: Understanding the...

We are using a combination of statistical analysis and transmission modeling, in collaboration with the NYC Dept of Health &...

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