William R Rodriguez
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- A microchip CD4 counting method for HIV monitoring in resource-poor settingsWilliam R Rodriguez
Partners AIDS Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA
PLoS Med 2:e182. 2005..New, simple, and affordable methods for measuring CD4 cells that can be implemented in resource-scarce settings are urgently needed...
- Can modeling of HIV treatment processes improve outcomes? Capitalizing on an operations research approach to the global pandemicWei Xiong
Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 8:166. 2008..We describe the application of classic operations research (OR) techniques to address logistical and resource management challenges in HIV treatment scale-up activities in resource-limited countries...
- Cell detection and counting through cell lysate impedance spectroscopy in microfluidic devicesXuanhong Cheng
BioMEMS Resource Center and Center for Engineering in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Lab Chip 7:746-55. 2007....
- A microchip approach for practical label-free CD4+ T-cell counting of HIV-infected subjects in resource-poor settingsXuanhong Cheng
Surgical Services and Center for Engineering in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:257-61. 2007..86, 0.90, and 0.97, respectively. Specificity is 0.94 or higher at all thresholds. This device can serve as a functional cartridge for fast, accurate, affordable, and simple CD4 cell counting in resource-limited settings...
- The cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy for treating HIV disease in the CaribbeanLindsey L Wolf
Division of General Medicine and the Partners AIDS Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:463-71. 2007..Antiretroviral therapy (ART) recently became available in the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). Survival benefits and budgetary implications associated with universal access to ART have not been examined in the Caribbean...