Mercedes Corina Becerra
Mercedes Becerra, Sc.D.
Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Becerra's research focuses on the treatment and epidemiology of tuberculosis. She studies the burden of tuberculosis in the child and adult household contacts of tuberculosis patients. She also studies strategies to improve tuberculosis screening and treatment in children and high-risk households.

Toward patient-centered tuberculosis preventive treatment: preferences for regimens and formulations in Lima, Peru.
Authors: Authors: Yuen CM, Millones AK, Galea JT, Puma D, Jimenez J, Lecca L, Becerra MC, Keshavjee S.
BMC Public Health
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Cost of delivering 12-dose isoniazid and rifapentine versus 6 months of isoniazid for tuberculosis infection in a high-burden setting.
Authors: Authors: Yuen CM, Majidulla A, Jaswal M, Safdar N, Malik AA, Khan AJ, Becerra M, Keshavjee S, Lu C, Hussain H.
Clin Infect Dis
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Prevention care cascade in people exposed to drug-resistant TB.
Authors: Authors: van de Water BJ, Vance AJ, Ramangoaela L, Botha M, Becerra MC.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
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Two Clinical Prediction Tools to Improve Tuberculosis Contact Investigation.
Authors: Authors: Li R, Nordio F, Huang CC, Contreras C, Calderon R, Yataco R, Galea JT, Zhang Z, Becerra MC, Lecca L, Murray MB.
Clin Infect Dis
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Isoniazid Preventive Therapy in Contacts of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis.
Authors: Authors: Huang CC, Becerra MC, Calderon R, Contreras C, Galea J, Grandjean L, Lecca L, Yataco R, Zhang Z, Murray M.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med
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Tuberculosis clinical presentation and treatment outcomes in pregnancy: a prospective cohort study.
Authors: Authors: van de Water BJ, Brooks MB, Huang CC, Trevisi L, Lecca L, Contreras C, Galea J, Calderon R, Yataco R, Murray M, Becerra MC.
BMC Infect Dis
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Transmissibility and potential for disease progression of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: prospective cohort study.
Authors: Authors: Becerra MC, Huang CC, Lecca L, Bayona J, Contreras C, Calderon R, Yataco R, Galea J, Zhang Z, Atwood S, Cohen T, Mitnick CD, Farmer P, Murray M.
BMJ
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Transmissibility and potential for disease progression of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: prospective cohort study.
Authors: Authors: Becerra MC, Huang CC, Lecca L, Bayona J, Contreras C, Calderon R, Yataco R, Galea J, Zhang Z, Atwood S, Cohen T, Mitnick CD, Farmer P, Murray M.
BMJ
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Early progression to active tuberculosis is a highly heritable trait driven by 3q23 in Peruvians.
Authors: Authors: Luo Y, Suliman S, Asgari S, Amariuta T, Baglaenko Y, Martínez-Bonet M, Ishigaki K, Gutierrez-Arcelus M, Calderon R, Lecca L, León SR, Jimenez J, Yataco R, Contreras C, Galea JT, Becerra M, Nejentsev S, Nigrovic PA, Moody DB, Murray MB, Raychaudhuri S.
Nat Commun
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Tuberculosis household accompaniment to improve the contact management cascade: A prospective cohort study.
Authors: Authors: Yuen CM, Millones AK, Contreras CC, Lecca L, Becerra MC, Keshavjee S.
PLoS One
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Complete list of Dr. Mercedes Becerra's publications on MyBibiliography.