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Lauren Meyers

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Du Z, Wang L, Cauchemez S, Xu X, Wang X, Cowling BJ, Meyers LA. (2020). Risk for Transportation of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease from Wuhan to Other Cities in China. Emerging infectious diseases, 26(5)

Chen X, Dimitrov NB, Meyers LA. (2019). Uncertainty analysis of species distribution models. PLoS One, 14(5)

Wells CR, Pandey A, Parpia AS, Fitzpatrick MC, Meyers LA, Singer BH, Galvani AP. (2019). Ebola vaccination in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(20)

Chen X, Castro LA, Dimitrov NB, Meyers LA. (2019). Correction: Uncertainty analysis of species distribution models. PloS one, 14(12)

Perofsky AC, Lewis RJ, Meyers LA. (2019). Terrestriality and bacterial transfer: a comparative study of gut microbiomes in sympatric Malagasy mammals. The ISME journal, 13(1)

Fox SJ, Bellan SE, Perkins TA, Johansson MA, Meyers LA. (2019). Downgrading disease transmission risk estimates using terminal importations. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 13(6)

Shen M, Xiao Y, Rong L, Meyers LA. (2019). Conflict and accord of optimal treatment strategies for HIV infection within and between hosts. Mathematical biosciences, (309)

Bellan SE, Champredon D, Dushoff J, Meyers LA. (2018). Couple serostatus patterns in sub-Saharan Africa illuminate the relative roles of transmission rates and sexual network characteristics in HIV epidemiology. Scientific reports, 8(1)

Shen M, Xiao Y, Rong L, Meyers LA, Bellan SE. (2018). The cost-effectiveness of oral HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and early antiretroviral therapy in the presence of drug resistance among men who have sex with men in San Francisco. BMC medicine, 16(1)

Johansson MA, Reich NG, Meyers LA, Lipsitch M. (2018). Preprints: An underutilized mechanism to accelerate outbreak science. PLoS medicine, 15(4)

Ertem Z, Raymond D, Meyers LA. (2018). Optimal multi-source forecasting of seasonal influenza. PLoS computational biology, 14(9)

Huang HC, Singh B, Morton DP, Johnson GP, Clements B, Meyers LA. (2017). Equalizing access to pandemic influenza vaccines through optimal allocation to public health distribution points. PLoS One, 12(8)

Shen M, Xiao Y, Rong L, Meyers LA, Bellan SE. (2017). Early antiretroviral therapy and potent second-line drugs could decrease HIV incidence of drug resistance. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 284(1857)

Singh B, Meyers LA. (2017). Estimation of single-year-of-age counts of live births, fetal losses, abortions, and pregnant women for counties of Texas. BMC research notes, 10(1)

Perofsky AC, Lewis RJ, Abondano LA, Di Fiore A, Meyers LA. (2017). Hierarchical social networks shape gut microbial composition in wild Verreaux's sifaka. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 284(1868)

Castro LA, Fox SJ, Chen X, Liu K, Bellan SE, Dimitrov NB, Galvani AP, Meyers LA. (2017). Assessing real-time Zika risk in the United States. BMC infectious diseases, 17(1)

Huang HC, Araz OM, Morton DP, Johnson GP, Damien P, Clements B, Meyers LA. (2017). Stockpiling Ventilators for Influenza Pandemics. Emerging infectious diseases, 23(6)

Fox SJ, Miller JC, Meyers LA. (2017). Seasonality in risk of pandemic influenza emergence. PLoS computational biology, 13(10)

Scarpino SV, Meyers LA, Johansson MA. (2017). Design Strategies for Efficient Arbovirus Surveillance. Emerging infectious diseases, 23(4)

Eggo RM, Scott JG, Galvani AP, Meyers LA. (2016). Respiratory virus transmission dynamics determine timing of asthma exacerbation peaks: Evidence from a population-level model. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(8)

Fischer LS, Santibanez S, Hatchett RJ, Jernigan DB, Meyers LA, Thorpe PG, Meltzer MI. (2016). CDC Grand Rounds: Modeling and Public Health Decision-Making. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 65(48)

Herrera JL, Srinivasan R, Brownstein JS, Galvani AP, Meyers LA. (2016). Disease Surveillance on Complex Social Networks. PLoS computational biology, 12(7)

Althouse BM, Scarpino SV, Meyers LA, Ayers JW, Bargsten M, Baumbach J, Brownstein JS, Castro L, Clapham H, Cummings DA, Del Valle S, Eubank S, Fairchild G, Finelli L, Generous N, George D, Harper DR, Hébert-Dufresne L, Johansson MA, Konty K, Lipsitch M, Milinovich G, Miller JD, Nsoesie EO, Olson DR, Paul M, Polgreen PM, Priedhorsky R, Read JM, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Smith DJ, Stefansen C, Swerdlow DL, Thompson D, Vespignani A, Wesolowski A. (2015). Enhancing disease surveillance with novel data streams: challenges and opportunities. EPJ data science, (4)

Gutfraind A, Meyers LA. (2015). Evaluating large-scale blood transfusion therapy for the current Ebola epidemic in Liberia. The Journal of infectious diseases, 211(8)

Hoen AG, Hladish TJ, Eggo RM, Lenczner M, Brownstein JS, Meyers LA. (2015). Epidemic Wave Dynamics Attributable to Urban Community Structure: A Theoretical Characterization of Disease Transmission in a Large Network. Journal of medical Internet research, 17(7)

Bellan SE, Pulliam JR, Pearson CA, Champredon D, Fox SJ, Skrip L, Galvani AP, Gambhir M, Lopman BA, Porco TC, Meyers LA, Dushoff J. (2015). Statistical power and validity of Ebola vaccine trials in Sierra Leone: a simulation study of trial design and analysis. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 15(6)

Bellan SE, Dushoff J, Galvani AP, Meyers LA. (2015). Reassessment of HIV-1 acute phase infectivity: accounting for heterogeneity and study design with simulated cohorts. PLoS medicine, 12(3)

Singh B, Huang HC, Morton DP, Johnson GP, Gutfraind A, Galvani AP, Clements B, Meyers LA. (2015). Optimizing distribution of pandemic influenza antiviral drugs. Emerging infectious diseases, 21(2)

Wells C, Yamin D, Ndeffo-Mbah ML, Wenzel N, Gaffney SG, Townsend JP, Meyers LA, Fallah M, Nyenswah TG, Altice FL, Atkins KE, Galvani AP. (2015). Harnessing case isolation and ring vaccination to control Ebola. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 9(5)

Pulliam JRC, Bellan SE, Gambhir M, Meyers LA, Dushoff J. (2015). Evaluating Ebola vaccine trials: insights from simulation. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 15(10)

Gutfraind A, Galvani AP, Meyers LA. (2015). Efficacy and optimization of palivizumab injection regimens against respiratory syncytial virus infection. JAMA pediatrics, 169(4)

Wells C, Yamin D, Ndeffo-Mbah ML, Wenzel N, Gaffney SG, Townsend JP, Meyers LA, Fallah M, Nyenswah TG, Altice FL, Atkins KE, Galvani AP. (2015). Correction: Harnessing Case Isolation and Ring Vaccination to Control Ebola. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 9(6)

Bellan SE, Pulliam JR, Dushoff J, Meyers LA. (2014). Ebola control: effect of asymptomatic infection and acquired immunity. Lancet (London, England), 384(9953)

Lofgren ET, Halloran ME, Rivers CM, Drake JM, Porco TC, Lewis B, Yang W, Vespignani A, Shaman J, Eisenberg JN, Eisenberg MC, Marathe M, Scarpino SV, Alexander KA, Meza R, Ferrari MJ, Hyman JM, Meyers LA, Eubank S. (2014). Opinion: Mathematical models: a key tool for outbreak response. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(51)

Fitzpatrick MC, Hampson K, Cleaveland S, Mzimbiri I, Lankester F, Lembo T, Meyers LA, Paltiel AD, Galvani AP. (2014). Cost-effectiveness of canine vaccination to prevent human rabies in rural Tanzania. Annals of internal medicine, 160(2)

Bellan SE, Pulliam JR, Dushoff J, Meyers LA. (2014). Ebola virus vaccine trials: the ethical mandate for a therapeutic safety net. BMJ (Clinical research ed.), (349)

Scarpino SV, Levin DA, Meyers LA. (2014). Polyploid formation shapes flowering plant diversity. The American naturalist, 184(4)

Durham DP, Ndeffo Mbah ML, Medlock J, Luz PM, Meyers LA, Paltiel AD, Galvani AP. (2013). Dengue dynamics and vaccine cost-effectiveness in Brazil. Vaccine, 31(37)

Ndeffo Mbah ML, Kjetland EF, Atkins KE, Poolman EM, Orenstein EW, Meyers LA, Townsend JP, Galvani AP. (2013). Cost-effectiveness of a community-based intervention for reducing the transmission of Schistosoma haematobium and HIV in Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(19)

Caillaud D, Craft ME, Meyers LA. (2013). Epidemiological effects of group size variation in social species. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 10(83)

Ndeffo Mbah ML, Poolman EM, Atkins KE, Orenstein EW, Meyers LA, Townsend JP, Galvani AP. (2013). Potential cost-effectiveness of schistosomiasis treatment for reducing HIV transmission in Africa--the case of Zimbabwean women. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 7(8)

Bansal S, Meyers LA. (2012). The impact of past epidemics on future disease dynamics. Journal of theoretical biology, (309)

Fitzpatrick MC, Hampson K, Cleaveland S, Meyers LA, Townsend JP, Galvani AP. (2012). Potential for rabies control through dog vaccination in wildlife-abundant communities of Tanzania. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 6(8)

Araz OM, Damien P, Paltiel DA, Burke S, van de Geijn B, Galvani A, Meyers LA. (2012). Simulating school closure policies for cost effective pandemic decision making. BMC Public Health, (12)

Ndeffo Mbah ML, Liu J, Bauch CT, Tekel YI, Medlock J, Meyers LA, Galvani AP. (2012). The impact of imitation on vaccination behavior in social contact networks. PLoS computational biology, 8(4)

Scarpino SV, Dimitrov NB, Meyers LA. (2012). Optimizing provider recruitment for influenza surveillance networks. PLoS computational biology, 8(4)

Meyers LA, Kerr B, Koelle K. (2012). Network perspectives on infectious disease dynamics. Interdisciplinary perspectives on infectious diseases, (2011)

Hladish T, Melamud E, Barrera LA, Galvani A, Meyers LA. (2012). EpiFire: An open source C++ library and application for contact network epidemiology. BMC Bioinformatics, (13)

Araz OM, Galvani A, Meyers LA. (2012). Geographic prioritization of distributing pandemic influenza vaccines. Health care management science, 15(3)

Cornforth DM, Reluga TC, Shim E, Bauch CT, Galvani AP, Meyers LA. (2011). Erratic flu vaccination emerges from short-sighted behavior in contact networks. PLoS computational biology, 7(1)

Shim E, Meyers LA, Galvani AP. (2011). Optimal H1N1 vaccination strategies based on self-interest versus group interest. BMC Public Health, (11 Suppl 1)

Dimitrov NB, Goll S, Hupert N, Pourbohloul B, Meyers LA. (2011). Optimizing tactics for use of the U.S. antiviral strategic national stockpile for pandemic influenza. PLoS One, 6(1)

Li M, Chapman GB, Ibuka Y, Meyers LA, Galvani A. (2011). Who got vaccinated against H1N1 pandemic influenza? A longitudinal study in four U.S. cities. Psychology & health, 27(1)

Craft ME, Volz E, Packer C, Meyers LA. (2011). Disease transmission in territorial populations: the small-world network of Serengeti lions. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 8(59)

Bansal S, Pourbohloul B, Hupert N, Grenfell B, Meyers LA. (2010). The shifting demographic landscape of pandemic influenza. PLoS One, 5(2)

Ibuka Y, Chapman GB, Meyers LA, Li M, Galvani AP. (2010). The dynamics of risk perceptions and precautionary behavior in response to 2009 (H1N1) pandemic influenza. BMC infectious diseases, (10)

Bansal S, Read J, Pourbohloul B, Meyers LA. (2010). The dynamic nature of contact networks in infectious disease epidemiology. Journal of biological dynamics, 4(5)

Volz E, Frost SDW, Rothenberg R, Meyers LA. (2010). Epidemiological bridging by injection drug use drives an early HIV epidemic. Epidemics, 2(3)

Craft ME, Volz E, Packer C, Meyers LA. (2009). Distinguishing epidemic waves from disease spillover in a wildlife population. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 276(1663)

Medlock J, Meyers LA, Galvani A. (2009). Optimizing allocation for a delayed influenza vaccination campaign. PLoS currents, (1)

Bansal S, Khandelwal S, Meyers LA. (2009). Exploring biological network structure with clustered random networks. BMC Bioinformatics, (10)

Volz E, Meyers LA. (2009). Epidemic thresholds in dynamic contact networks. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 6(32)

Dimitrov N, Goll S, Hupert N, Pourbohloul B, Meyers LA. (2009). Optimizing tactics for use of the U.S. Antiviral Strategic National Stockpile for Pandemic (H1N1) Influenza, 2009. PLoS currents, (1)

Bansal S, Pourbohloul B, Hupert N, Grenfell B, Meyers LA. (2009). The shifting demographic landscape of influenza. PLoS currents, (1)

Cowperthwaite MC, Economo EP, Harcombe WR, Miller EL, Meyers LA. (2008). The ascent of the abundant: how mutational networks constrain evolution. PLoS computational biology, 4(7)

Bansal S, Grenfell BT, Meyers LA. (2007). When individual behaviour matters: homogeneous and network models in epidemiology. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 4(16)

Volz E, Meyers LA. (2007). Susceptible-infected-recovered epidemics in dynamic contact networks. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 274(1628)

Cowperthwaite MC, Bull JJ, Meyers LA. (2006). From bad to good: Fitness reversals and the ascent of deleterious mutations. PLoS computational biology, 2(10)

Meyers LA, Newman ME, Pourbohloul B. (2006). Predicting epidemics on directed contact networks. Journal of theoretical biology, 240(3)

Ferrari MJ, Bansal S, Meyers LA, Bjørnstad ON. (2006). Network frailty and the geometry of herd immunity. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 273(1602)

Meyers LA, Levin DA. (2006). On the abundance of polyploids in flowering plants. Evolution; international journal of organic evolution, 60(6)

Bansal S, Pourbohloul B, Meyers LA. (2006). A comparative analysis of influenza vaccination programs. PLoS medicine, 3(10)

Meyers LA, Pourbohloul B, Newman ME, Skowronski DM, Brunham RC. (2005). Network theory and SARS: predicting outbreak diversity. Journal of theoretical biology, 232(1)

Meyers LA, Ancel FD, Lachmann M. (2005). Evolution of genetic potential. PLoS computational biology, 1(3)

Cowperthwaite MC, Bull JJ, Meyers LA. (2005). Distributions of beneficial fitness effects in RNA. Genetics, 170(4)

Meyers LA, Lee JF, Cowperthwaite M, Ellington AD. (2004). The robustness of naturally and artificially selected nucleic acid secondary structures. Journal of molecular evolution, 58(6)

Meyers LA, Levin BR, Richardson AR, Stojiljkovic I. (2003). Epidemiology, hypermutation, within-host evolution and the virulence of Neisseria meningitidis. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 270(1525)