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

MDR TB treatment as prevention: modeling the...

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Understanding the impact of combined TB and...

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

We have developed a web-based model that allows decision-makers to input local epidemiological and economic values and receive...

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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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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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