Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB vaccines

Location

South Africa, South Africa

Dates

01/01/2014 - 04/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

 We have developed transmission models to understand the impact of TB vaccination strategies that target hotspots of transmission, relative to general untargeted vaccination strategies, as a function of geographical heterogeneity and population mixing.

Projects

Understanding and Improving the Effectiveness...

The goal of this project is to construct a mathematical model of the laboratory network for diagnosis of infectious diseases in...

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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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Enhancing models of HIV,viral hepatitis,...

The goal of this five-year project is to assist the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in their approach...

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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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