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

A smoking cessation trial in HIV/AIDS...

A tobacco prevalence survey and smoking cessation trial among HIV infected patients in South Africa.

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A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for adult contacts of MDR TB patients...

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Scale-up and implementation of TB diagnostics...

We are evaluating the implementation, cost-effectiveness, and potential epidemiological impact of scaling up Xpert across 19...

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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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