C. Robert Horsburgh Jr, MD
Professor of Epidemiology
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

MD, Case Western Reserve University
MS, Yale University




Dr. Horsburgh has 30 years of experience in public health and medicine. He currently holds faculty positions in the Departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Global Health and Medicine. Dr. Horsburgh teaches courses in the Epidemiology of AIDS and the Epidemiology of Tuberculosis. His research focuses on tuberculosis, nontuberculous mycobacterial infections and opportunistic infections in AIDS. Currently, he is involved in research in Brazil, India, Peru, South Africa and Tanzania. He is currently the Vice-President of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD); President of the North American Region of the IUATLD.; and Chairman of the Steering Committee of RESIST-TB, an international organization dedicated to improving MDR-TB treatment through Clinical Trials (www.resisttb.org).

Professor of Global Health
Boston University School of Public Health
Global Health


Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Medicine
Infectious Diseases

Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Biostatistics


Boston Medical Center



2015 International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, North American Region: Lifetime Achievement Award
2011 Boston University School of Public Health: Faculty Career Award in Research and Scholarship
2011 CDC: Excellence in Public Health Impact Award
2004 BUSPH: Teaching Award
1997 Emory University: Teaching Award
1989 US PHS Commendation Medal
1977 Lubrizol Award for Patient Care


RePORT India Consortium
11/20/2019 - 11/19/2024 (Subcontract PI)
CRDF Global USDA Agricult ResSvc


Transmission Of Tuberculosis Among illicit drug use Linkages (TOTAL)
08/01/2019 - 07/31/2024 (Subcontract PI)
Boston Medical Center Corporation NIH NIAID
1R01AI147316-01

Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR): Core Support (Cores A, B, E, G, K, SWG)
07/01/2018 - 06/30/2023 (Subcontract PI)
The Miriam Hospital NIH NIAID
5P30AI042853-21

Dartmouth-Boston University HIV-TB Research Training for the Infectious Disease Institute at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
06/01/2018 - 05/31/2023 (Subcontract PI)
Dartmouth College NIH FIC
5D43TW009573-07

Predictors of Resistance Emergence Evaluation in MDR-TB Patients on Treatment (PREEMPT)
08/15/2017 - 07/31/2022 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
5R01AI134430-03

Impact of Pregnancy on Tuberculosis
01/01/2019 - 07/31/2020 (Subcontract PI)
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey NIH NIAID
7R01AI124217-05

Biomarkers and Mechanisms of Paucibacillary and Latent Tuberculosis
11/01/2018 - 07/31/2020 (Subcontract PI)
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey NIH NIAID
5U19AI111276-07

Phase 2 Pharmacodynamic Study of High-dose Levofloxacin inMDR-TB Treatment
08/01/2016 - 07/31/2020 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
4U01AI100805-04

The impact of Alcohol Consumption on TB Treatment Outcomes
04/08/2016 - 03/31/2020 (Subcontract PI)
Boston Medical Center Corporation NIH NIAID
5R01AI119037-04

Tuberculosis Trials Consortium
10/01/2014 - 09/30/2019 (Subcontract PI)
Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Washington DC HHS CDC


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BU Clinical HIV/AIDS Research Training Program
08/01/2016 - 07/31/2021 (PI)
NIH-NIAID
2T32AI052074-12

MDR-TB and HIV at RePORT Sites in India (Supplement)
08/24/2017 - 08/23/2018 (PI)
U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation National Science Fdn

Lifespan/Tufts/brown Center for AIDS Research (CFAR): Core K Clinical Sciences Core
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
Miriam Hospital NIH-NIAID

BU Clinical HIV/AIDS Research Training Program
08/02/2010 - 07/31/2016 (PI)
NIH-NIAID
5T32AI052074-10

Boston Community Partnership Against HIV
09/30/2002 - 09/29/2005 (PI)
DHHS-Office Minority Hlth

History Of Hepatitis C Infecti
09/30/1999 - 06/30/2005 (PI)
NIH-NIDDK
5 R01 DK56410-05 & Supplement


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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2019 Predictors of Resistance Emergence Evaluation in MDR-TB Patients on Treatment (PREEMPT) 5R01AI134430-03
2019 Clinical Core 5U19AI111276-07-7772 34
2018 Predictors of Resistance Emergence Evaluation in MDR-TB Patients on Treatment (PREEMPT) 5R01AI134430-02
2018 BU Clinical HIV/AIDS Research Training Program 5T32AI052074-13 51
2018 Clinical Core 5U19AI111276-05-7772 34
2018 Biomarkers of Persistent TB Infection and TB Treatment Relapse 5U19AI111276-05-7767 34
2018 Clinical Core 7U19AI111276-06-7772 34
2017 Predictors of Resistance Emergence Evaluation in MDR-TB Patients on Treatment (PREEMPT) 1R01AI134430-01
2017 BU Clinical HIV/AIDS Research Training Program 5T32AI052074-12 51
2017 Clinical Core 5U19AI111276-04-7772 34
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  1. Zhou TJ, Lakshminarayanan S, Sarkar S, Knudsen S, Horsburgh CR, Muthaiah M, Kan CK, Salgame P, Ellner JJ, Roy G, Jenkins HE, Hochberg NS. Predictors of Loss to Follow-Up among Men with Tuberculosis in Puducherry and Tamil Nadu, India. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Sep; 103(3):1050-1056.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32618243; DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0415;
     
  2. Eddy JJ, Gadani KM, Tibbs A, Bernardo J, Cochran J, White LF, Horsburgh CR, Jacobson KR. Increasing Drug Resistance Among Persons With Tuberculosis in Massachusetts, 2009-2018. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Aug; 7(8):ofaa300.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32855987
     
  3. Stout JE, Turner NA, Belknap RW, Horsburgh CR, Sterling TR, Phillips PPJ. Reply to Swindells et al.: Trials of Tuberculosis-Preventive Therapy in People with HIV Infection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 07 15; 202(2):305-306. PMID: 32282235
     
  4. Leavitt SV, Lee RS, Sebastiani P, Horsburgh CR, Jenkins HE, White LF. Estimating the relative probability of direct transmission between infectious disease patients. Int J Epidemiol. 2020 Jun 01; 49(3):764-775.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32211747
     
  5. Ma Y, Jenkins HE, Sebastiani P, Ellner JJ, Jones-López EC, Dietze R, Horsburgh CR, White LF. Using cure models to estimate the serial interval of tuberculosis with limited follow-up. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 May 27.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32458995
     
  6. Horsburgh CR. "Plus Ça Change…". Clin Infect Dis. 2020 May 06; 70(10):2119-2120. PMID: 31265722
     
  7. Andrews JR, Cobelens F, Horsburgh CR, Hatherill M, Basu S, Hermans S, Wood R. Seasonal drivers of tuberculosis: evidence from over 100 years of notifications in Cape Town. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020 May 01; 24(5):477-484. PMID: 32398196
     
  8. Heng M, Allmendinger S, Chiang CY, Trébucq A, Horsburgh CR. Progress in the roll-out of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatments. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020 May 01; 24(5):535-536. PMID: 32398206
     
  9. Sterling TR, Njie G, Zenner D, Cohn DL, Reves R, Ahmed A, Menzies D, Horsburgh CR, Crane CM, Burgos M, LoBue P, Winston CA, Belknap R. Guidelines for the Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and CDC, 2020. Am J Transplant. 2020 Apr; 20(4):1196-1206. PMID: 32222101
     
  10. Martinez L, Cords O, Horsburgh CR, Andrews JR. The risk of tuberculosis in children after close exposure: a systematic review and individual-participant meta-analysis. Lancet. 2020 03 21; 395(10228):973-984. PMID: 32199484
     
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Bar chart showing 291 publications over 39 distinct years, with a maximum of 19 publications in 2018

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