Evaluation of miLINC to shorten time to treatment for rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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Screenshots of miDOT app and provider interface
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September 1, 2019

A suite of mobile health applications shows promise for linking more drug-resisitant TB patients to care and in less time. 

October 3, 2019

New England Journal of Medicine: Dr. Amita Gupta and colleagues found that the current standard of care given to HIV+ pregnant women to prevent TB should wait until 12 weeks after delivery. The study underscores the need to include pregnant women in clinical trials.

September 10, 2019

The 10th annual International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science was held July 21-24 in Mexico City, Mexico. The conference reviewed critical basic, translational, and clinical HIV research from around the world.

August 30, 2019

Video-based monitoring is increasingly used as an efficient and low cost alternative to in-person observation and monitoring of TB patients. It showed promise in the high TB setting of India, too. 

August 15, 2019

PLOS Medicine:  Dr. Amita Gupta and colleagues discuss the scientific and ethical basis for including pregnant and lactation women, children, and HIV+ patients in tuberculosis therapeutic clinical trials.

October 1, 2019


Maunank Shah and colleagues invented HIV-ASSIST, an online decision-making tool that helps clinicians determine what antiretroviral therapies will best meet the needs of individual HIV patients. This paper in JAIDS discusses what they found in testing the tool's validity.

DEVELOPMENTS NEWS ENGAGE
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Learn more about this effort to foster development of long-lasting therapies for illnesses that require taking medications long-term

Dr. Jeffrey Tornheim

Dr. Jeff Tornheim and colleagues respond to an NEJM article about shorter course TB treatment.

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The Lancet: Dr. Sachin Atre's correspondence questions progress and global commitment toward TB elimination. 

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Study findings suggest that waiting until after delivery to start preventive therapy is associated with fewer adverse events

Jane McKenzie-White

Researchers at Johns Hopkins and other institutions developed and tested a suite of mobile health applications that shows great promise for patient care and public health.

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NIH Press Release: NIH announces NEJM published findings from the TB APPRISE trial, led by Dr. Amita Gupta

Amita Gupta

CCGHE Deptuy Director Amita Gupta was recently appointed for a 4-year term to the NIAID Advisory Council at the National Institutes of Health

PHOENIX Study Team Members meet with local government health officials in Pune

Indian Express: Drs. Vidya Mave and Nishi Suryavanshi are quoted in this news article about a recent PHOENIx trial event at BJGMC Clinical Research Site

Kathleen Page

Dr. Kathleen Page is interviewed about access to healthcare among Baltimore's LatinX immigrant community