mHealth for improved TB contact investigation in Uganda

Location

Uganda, Uganda

Dates

07/01/2013 - 06/01/2018

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

This multicenter randomized study is evaluating the implementation, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and population-level impact of SMS-assisted versus standard contact investigation in Uganda

Projects

The role of cell wall lipids in pathogenesis...

This study will use a combination of transcriptional, lipidomic, genetic, and imaging techniques to investigate whether...

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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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Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB...

 We have developed transmission models to understand the impact of TB vaccination strategies that target hotspots of...

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Immunotherapy Targeting MTB Persisters in the...

The goal of this research program is to determine whether enhanced immunity to critical components of the Mtb stringent response...

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