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

TBM-KIDS (Malawi)

A phase 2 clinical trial of optimized treatment for pediatric tuberculous meningitis in India and Malawi

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A novel “shock and kill” strategy...

The objective of this study is to determine if pharmacological inhibition of the Mtb stringent response leads to accelerated...

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