TB Modeling and Analysis Consortium

Location

Baltimore, Maryland, US

Dates

01/01/2013 - 12/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

The TB MAC brings TB modelers together from a wide range of institutions to answer questions of global policy relevance.  I sit on the 7-member steering committee, and we have contributed modeling results to a recent comparative modeling exercise aiming to understand our capacity to reach the post-2015 TB targets.

Projects

Population-level impact of isoniazid...

We are collaborating with a team that conducted a randomized trial of IPT in Khayelitsha, South Africa, to extend their findings...

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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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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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Understanding the role of repeat testing and...

We have developed a Markov model of serial IGRA testing to help improve testing algorithms with TST vs. IGRA in low-risk...

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