Modeling to improve TB decision-making in the United States

Location

Baltimore, Maryland, US

Dates

10/01/2014 - 09/01/2019

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are part of a large consortium that is constructing epidemic and economic models of TB and HIV in collaboration with the U.S. CDC to improve decision-making for TB control in the USA.

Projects

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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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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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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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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mHealth for improved TB contact investigation...

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

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