Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB vaccines

Location

Gujarat, India, India

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

APT: Assessing PA-824 for Tuberculosis

A Phase 2 clinical trial of PA-824, an investigational nitroimidazole, as part of multidrug therapy for pulmonary TB; in...

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Understanding the impact of combined TB and...

We are developing models to understand the overlap of TB and HIV in three epidemiologically distinct settings (Canada, India,...

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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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Understanding the costs and...

We have conducted an empirical costing analysis of facility-based versus community-based treatment for TB in Bangladesh and are...

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TB Modeling and Analysis Consortium

The TB MAC brings TB modelers together from a wide range of institutions to answer questions of global policy relevance.  I...

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