Tuberculosis

The TB Modelling Group at LSHTM is a multidisciplinary group of mathematical modellers and epidemiologists with varying backgrounds in physics, mathematics, biomedical sciences and biology.

The focus of our research is using mathematical and statistical models to better understand the natural history and epidemiology of Tuberculosis, and to improve the contribution of TB modelling to policy decisions and implementation.

Apart from publishing in the field of TB, the group is actively contributing to key policy decisions and implementation work. Recent work includes supporting the process of setting the WHO post-2015 targets for TB control and the post-2015 Research Agenda, and co-coordinating the development of a new country-level TB modelling tool for use by countries to support TB control planning and resource estimation.

The group also hosts the Secretariat of the TB Modelling and Analysis Consortium, a global collaboration aimed to improve the contribution of TB modelling to policy decisions and implementation.

People

Sean Cavany, Rein Houben, Gwen Knight, Natascha Meunier, Rebecca Harris and Sophie Rhodes, Olivia Ross-Hurst, Tom Sumner, Emilia Vynnycky, Richard White

People in other institutions

Pete Dodd

Graduates

Adrienne Keen

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