Helen Wearing

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Spencer JA, Shutt DP, Moser SK, Clegg H, Wearing HJ, Mukundan H, Manore CA. (2022). Distinguishing Viruses Responsible for Influenza-Like Illness. Journal of theoretical biology

Le AD, Wearing HJ, Li D. (2022). Streamlining physiologically-based pharmacokinetic model design for intravenous injection delivery of nanoparticle drugs. CPT: pharmacometrics & systems pharmacology

Christofferson RC, Wearing HJ, Turner EA, Walsh CS, Salje H, Tran-Kiem C, Cauchemez S. (2022). How do i bite thee? let me count the ways: Exploring the implications of individual biting habits of Aedes aegypti for dengue transmission. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 16(10)

Anderson LC, Loker ES, Wearing HJ. (2021). Modeling schistosomiasis transmission: the importance of snail population structure. Parasites & vectors, 14(1)

Mayton EH, Tramonte AR, Wearing HJ, Christofferson RC. (2020). Age-structured vectorial capacity reveals timing, not magnitude of within-mosquito dynamics is critical for arbovirus fitness assessment. Parasites & vectors, 13(1)

Greischar MA, Alexander HK, Bashey F, Bento AI, Bhattacharya A, Bushman M, Childs LM, Daversa DR, Day T, Faust CL, Gallagher ME, Gandon S, Glidden CK, Halliday FW, Hanley KA, Kamiya T, Read AF, Schwabl P, Sweeny AR, Tate AT, Thompson RN, Wale N, Wearing HJ, Yeh PJ, Mideo N. (2020). Evolutionary consequences of feedbacks between within-host competition and disease control. Evolution, medicine, and public health, 2020(1)

Spencer Julie A, Shutt Deborah P, Moser Sarah K, Clegg Hannah, Wearing Helen J, Mukundan Harshini, Manore Carrie A. (2020). Epidemiological parameter review and comparative dynamics of influenza, respiratory syncytial virus, rhinovirus, human coronavirus, and adenovirus

Grady JM, Maitner BS, Winter AS, Kaschner K, Tittensor DP, Record S, Smith FA, Wilson AM, Dell AI, Zarnetske PL, Wearing HJ, Alfaro B, Brown JH. (2019). Metabolic asymmetry and the global diversity of marine predators. Science (New York, N.Y.), 363(6425)

Laidemitt MR, Anderson LC, Wearing HJ, Mutuku MW, Mkoji GM, Loker ES. (2019). Antagonism between parasites within snail hosts impacts the transmission of human schistosomiasis. eLife, (8)

Robert MA, Christofferson RC, Weber PD, Wearing HJ. (2019). Temperature impacts on dengue emergence in the United States: Investigating the role of seasonality and climate change. Epidemics, (28)

Alvarado C, Fider NA, Wearing HJ, Komarova NL. (2018). Optimizing homeostatic cell renewal in hierarchical tissues. PLoS computational biology, 14(2)

Gunning CE, Ferrari MJ, Erhardt EB, Wearing HJ. (2017). Evidence of cryptic incidence in childhood diseases. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 284(1861)

Robert MA, Christofferson RC, Silva NJ, Vasquez C, Mores CN, Wearing HJ. (2016). Modeling Mosquito-Borne Disease Spread in U.S. Urbanized Areas: The Case of Dengue in Miami. PLoS One, 11(8)

Christofferson RC, Mores CN, Wearing HJ. (2016). Bridging the Gap Between Experimental Data and Model Parameterization for Chikungunya Virus Transmission Predictions. The Journal of infectious diseases, 214(suppl 5)

Wearing HJ, Robert MA, Christofferson RC. (2016). Dengue and chikungunya: modelling the expansion of mosquito-borne viruses into naïve populations. Parasitology

Forshey BM, Reiner RC, Olkowski S, Morrison AC, Espinoza A, Long KC, Vilcarromero S, Casanova W, Wearing HJ, Halsey ES, Kochel TJ, Scott TW, Stoddard ST. (2016). Incomplete Protection against Dengue Virus Type 2 Re-infection in Peru. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 10(2)

Christofferson RC, Mores CN, Wearing HJ. (2014). Characterizing the likelihood of dengue emergence and detection in naïve populations. Parasites & vectors, (7)

Gunning CE, Erhardt E, Wearing HJ. (2014). Conserved patterns of incomplete reporting in pre-vaccine era childhood diseases. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 281(1794)

Christofferson RC, Chisenhall DM, Wearing HJ, Mores CN. (2014). Chikungunya viral fitness measures within the vector and subsequent transmission potential. PLoS One, 9(10)

Manore CA, Hickmann KS, Xu S, Wearing HJ, Hyman JM. (2014). Comparing dengue and chikungunya emergence and endemic transmission in A. aegypti and A. albopictus. Journal of theoretical biology, (356)

Stoddard ST, Wearing HJ, Reiner RC Jr., Morrison AC, Astete H, Vilcarromero S, Alvarez C, Ramal-Asayag C, Sihuincha M, Rocha C, Halsey ES, Scott TW, Kochel TJ, Forshey BM. (2014). Long-term and seasonal dynamics of dengue in Iquitos, Peru. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 8(7)

Gunning CE, Wearing HJ. (2013). Probabilistic measures of persistence and extinction in measles (meta)populations. Ecology letters, 16(8)

Beatty M, Boni MF, Brown S, Buathong R, Burke D, Coudeville L, Cummings DA, Edelman R, Farrar J, Focks DA, Gomes MG, Guignard A, Halstead S, Hombach J, Knerer G, Koelle K, Lam FC, Lang J, Longini I, Medlock J, Namgyal P, Powell M, Recker M, Rohani P, Standaert B, Struchiner C, Teyssou R, Wearing H. (2012). Assessing the potential of a candidate dengue vaccine with mathematical modeling. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 6(3)

Nonaka E, Ebel GD, Wearing HJ. (2010). Persistence of pathogens with short infectious periods in seasonal tick populations: the relative importance of three transmission routes. PLoS One, 5(7)

Wearing HJ, Rohani P. (2009). Estimating the duration of pertussis immunity using epidemiological signatures. PLoS pathogens, 5(10)

Wearing HJ, Rohani P. (2006). Ecological and immunological determinants of dengue epidemics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 103(31)

Vasco DA, Wearing HJ, Rohani P. (2007). Tracking the dynamics of pathogen interactions: modeling ecological and immune-mediated processes in a two-pathogen single-host system. Journal of theoretical biology, 245(1)

Wearing HJ, Rohani P, Keeling MJ. (2005). Appropriate models for the management of infectious diseases. PLoS medicine, 2(7)

Wearing HJ, Rohani P, Cameron TC, Sait SM. (2004). The dynamical consequences of developmental variability and demographic stochasticity for host-parasitoid interactions. The American naturalist, 164(4)

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