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, ScM

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

TBM-KIDS (India)

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

Read More

Modeling the impact of novel TB drug regimens...

We are constructing mathematical models of TB epidemics in Southeast Asia, India, and Vietnam to explore the potential...

Read More

Modeling to improve TB decision-making in the...

We are part of a large consortium that is constructing epidemic and economic models of TB and HIV in collaboration with the U.S....

Read More

mHealth for improved TB contact investigation...

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

Read More