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

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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Impact of diabetes on TB treatment outcomes...

This is a study to prospectively enroll and follow TB patients co-infected with diabetes and TB patients without diabetes...

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TB Modeling and Analysis Consortium (TB MAC)

Dr. Dowdy serves on the steering committee of an international consortium of TB modelers that aims to improve approaches to TB...

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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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