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Epidemiology and Biostatistics Forum

April 4 | 3:30 pm 5:00 pm

Worms in your brain!  What we know about the treatment and prognosis of neurocysticercosis

Keynote Speakers: Elizabeth Kelvin & Hongbin Zhang will talk about their work on neurocysticercosis, including the prognosis, standard treatment, treatment effects, and the challenges of understanding the factors that influence cyst evolution.

Comparison of cohort characteristics in Central Africa International Epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS and Demographic Health Surveys: Rwanda and Burundi

Anna Mageras will share her work comparing data from clinical health records from the Central Africa International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) cohorts with data from the Demographic and Health Survey, and the importance of using multiple data sources to characterize bias in epidemiological data.