September 11, 2008
Cannon Room, HMS Quad
Speaker: Sally Blower, PhD
Title: “Modeling clinical trials & public health interventions”
Question: Could clinical trials of antiretroviral-based microbicides cause public health problems?
Quantitative Method: Simulation of clinical trials and modeling transmission dynamics.
Medical Impact: Predicting drug resistance, improved trial design, improved public health interventions.
Suggested Wilson DP, Coplan PM, Wainberg MA, Blower SM. The paradoxical effects of using
antiretroviral-based microbicides to control HIV epidemicds. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA.
2008 July 15; 105(28):9835-40. Epub 2008 Jul 7.
Wilson DP, Coplan PM, Wainberg MA, Blower SM. The paradoxical effects of using
Speaker URL: www.semel.ucla.edu/biomedicalmodeling/index.asp.