S M Blower

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Live attenuated HIV vaccines: predicting the tradeoff between efficacy and safety
    S M Blower
    Department of Biomathematics, University of California School of Medicine, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1766, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:3618-23. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Problems and solutions for the Stop TB partnership
    S M Blower
    Department of Biomathematics, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 2:374-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Predicting the unpredictable: transmission of drug-resistant HIV
    S M Blower
    Department of Biomathematics and UCLA AIDS Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Nat Med 7:1016-20. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Amplification dynamics: predicting the effect of HIV on tuberculosis outbreaks
    T C Porco
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:437-44. 2001

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Publications4

  1. pmc Live attenuated HIV vaccines: predicting the tradeoff between efficacy and safety
    S M Blower
    Department of Biomathematics, University of California School of Medicine, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1766, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:3618-23. 2001
    ..e., increase the annual AIDS death rate) in Thailand; these same vaccines would lead to decreases in the annual AIDS death rate in Zimbabwe...
  2. ncbi request reprint Problems and solutions for the Stop TB partnership
    S M Blower
    Department of Biomathematics, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 2:374-6. 2002
    ..Here, we discuss why it is unlikely that the WHO global targets for either case detection or treatment success will be reached by 2013, and we also offer some potential solutions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predicting the unpredictable: transmission of drug-resistant HIV
    S M Blower
    Department of Biomathematics and UCLA AIDS Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Nat Med 7:1016-20. 2001
    ..We also show that transmission of resistant strains has not increased the overall number of new HIV infections. Our results indicate that transmission of resistant strains is, and will remain, a relatively minor public health problem...
  4. ncbi request reprint Amplification dynamics: predicting the effect of HIV on tuberculosis outbreaks
    T C Porco
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:437-44. 2001
    ..tuberculosis can be expected to generate a large outbreak. We discuss the implications of these results in understanding the virulence of M. tuberculosis and in the planned elimination of tuberculosis in the United States...