Grant Brown

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Van Ert HA, Bohan DW, Rogers K, Fili M, Rojas Chávez RA, Qing E, Han C, Dempewolf S, Hu G, Schwery N, Sevcik K, Ruggio N, Boyt D, Pentella MA, Gallagher T, Jackson JB, Merrill AE, Knudson CM, Brown GD, Maury W, Haim H. (2022). Limited Variation between SARS-CoV-2-Infected Individuals in Domain Specificity and Relative Potency of the Antibody Response against the Spike Glycoprotein. Microbiology spectrum

Ward C, Brown GD, Oleson JJ. (2022). Incorporating infectious duration-dependent transmission into Bayesian epidemic models. Biometrical journal. Biometrische Zeitschrift

Gilbert PA, Saathoff E, Russell AM, Brown G. (2022). Gender differences in lifetime and current use of online support for recovery from alcohol use disorder. Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research

Chae S, Cherwin C, Street WN, Moorhead S, Brown G, Gilbertson-White S. (2022). Longitudinal Subgrouping of Patients With Cancer Based on Symptom Experiences: An Integrative Review. Oncology nursing forum, 49(4)

Ozanne MV, Brown GD, Scorza BM, Mahachi K, Toepp AJ, Petersen CA. (2022). Bayesian latent class models for identifying canine visceral leishmaniosis using diagnostic tests in the absence of a gold standard. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 16(3)

Kontowicz E, Brown G, Torner J, Carrel M, Baker KK, Petersen CA. (2022). Inclusion of environmentally themed search terms improves Elastic net regression nowcasts of regional Lyme disease rates. PloS one, 17(3)

Kontowicz E, Brown G, Torner J, Carrel M, Baker KK, Petersen CA. (2022). Days of Flooding Associated with Increased Risk of Influenza. Journal of environmental and public health, (2022)

Martinez K, Brown G, Pankavich S. (2022). Spatially-heterogeneous embedded stochastic SEIR models for the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology, (41)

Gilbert PA, Soweid L, Kersten SK, Brown G, Zemore SE, Mulia N, Skinstad AH. (2021). Maintaining recovery from alcohol use disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic: The importance of recovery capital. Drug and alcohol dependence, 229(Pt A)

Phillip K, Nair N, Samanta K, Azevedo JF, Brown GD, Petersen CA, Gomes-Solecki M. (2021). Maternal transfer of neutralizing antibodies to B. burgdorferi OspA after oral vaccination of the rodent reservoir. Vaccine

Ward C, Brown GD, Oleson JJ. (2021). An individual level infectious disease model in the presence of uncertainty from multiple, imperfect diagnostic tests. Biometrics

Boles C, Brown G, Nonnenmann M. (2021). Determination of murine norovirus aerosol concentration during toilet flushing. Scientific reports, 11(1)

Mahachi K, Kontowicz E, Anderson B, Toepp AJ, Lima AL, Larson M, Wilson G, Grinnage-Pulley T, Bennett C, Ozanne M, Anderson M, Fowler H, Parrish M, Saucier J, Tyrrell P, Palmer Z, Buch J, Chandrashekar R, Scorza B, Brown G, Oleson JJ, Petersen CA. (2020). Predominant risk factors for tick-borne co-infections in hunting dogs from the USA. Parasites & vectors, 13(1)

Boles C, Brown G, Park JH, Nonnenmann M. (2020). The Optimization of Methods for the Collection of Aerosolized Murine Norovirus. Food and environmental virology

Han C, Johnson J, Dong R, Kandula R, Kort A, Wong M, Yang T, Breheny PJ, Brown GD, Haim H. (2020). Key Positions of HIV-1 Env and Signatures of Vaccine Efficacy Show Gradual Reduction of Population Founder Effects at the Clade and Regional Levels. mBio, 11(3)

Ozanne MV, Brown GD, Toepp AJ, Scorza BM, Oleson JJ, Wilson ME, Petersen CA. (2019). Bayesian compartmental models and associated reproductive numbers for an infection with multiple transmission modes. Biometrics

Brown G, Ozanne M. (2019). Statistical Models for Infectious Diseases: A Useful Tool for Practical Decision-Making. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 101(1)

Gilbert PA, Pro G, Zemore SE, Mulia N, Brown G. (2019). Gender Differences in Use of Alcohol Treatment Services and Reasons for Nonuse in a National Sample. Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research, 43(4)

Oleson JJ, Brown GD, McCreery R. (2019). The Evolution of Statistical Methods in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR, 62(3)

Oleson JJ, Brown GD, McCreery R. (2019). Essential Statistical Concepts for Research in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR, 62(3)

Toepp AJ, Monteiro GRG, Coutinho JFV, Lima AL, Larson M, Wilson G, Grinnage-Pulley T, Bennett C, Mahachi K, Anderson B, Ozanne MV, Anderson M, Fowler H, Parrish M, Willardson K, Saucier J, Tyrell P, Palmer Z, Buch J, Chandrashekar R, Brown GD, Oleson JJ, Jeronimo SMB, Petersen CA. (2019). Comorbid infections induce progression of visceral leishmaniasis. Parasites & vectors, 12(1)

Ozanne MV, Brown GD, Oleson JJ, Lima ID, Queiroz JW, Jeronimo SMB, Petersen CA, Wilson ME. (2018). Bayesian compartmental model for an infectious disease with dynamic states of infection. Journal of applied statistics, 46(6)

Ranapurwala SI, Carnahan RM, Brown G, Hinman J, Casteel C. (2019). Impact of Iowa's Prescription Monitoring Program on Opioid Pain Reliever Prescribing Patterns: An Interrupted Time Series Study 2003-2014. Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.), 20(2)

Brown GD, Porter AT, Oleson JJ, Hinman JA. (2018). Approximate Bayesian computation for spatial SEIR(S) epidemic models. Spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology, (24)

Polgreen PM, Brown GD, Hornick DB, Ahmad F, London B, Stoltz DA, Comellas AP. (2018). Heterozygotes Are at Increased Risk of Respiratory Infections: A Population-Based Study. Open forum infectious diseases, 5(11)

Carnahan RM, Brown GD, Letuchy EM, Rubenstein LM, Gryzlak BM, Smith M, Reist JC, Kelly MW, Schultz SK, Weckmann MT, Chrischilles EA. (2017). Impact of programs to reduce antipsychotic and anticholinergic use in nursing homes. Alzheimer's & dementia (New York, N. Y.), 3(4)

Oleson JJ, Cavanaugh JE, McMurray B, Brown G. (2017). Detecting time-specific differences between temporal nonlinear curves: Analyzing data from the visual world paradigm. Statistical methods in medical research, 26(6)

Brown GD, Oleson JJ, Porter AT. (2016). An empirically adjusted approach to reproductive number estimation for stochastic compartmental models: A case study of two Ebola outbreaks. Biometrics, 72(2)

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