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Lauren Meyers

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Singh B, Risanger S, Morton D, Pignone M, Meyers LA. (2020). Expanding Access to COVID-19 Tests through US Postal Service Facilities. Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making

Duque D, Morton DP, Singh B, Du Z, Pasco R, Meyers LA. (2020). Timing social distancing to avert unmanageable COVID-19 hospital surges. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Du Z, Xu X, Wang L, Fox SJ, Cowling BJ, Galvani AP, Meyers LA. (2020). Proactive social distancing mitigates COVID-19 outbreaks within a month across 58 mainland China cities. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Du Z, Xu X, Wu Y, Wang L, Cowling BJ, Meyers LA. (2020). COVID-19 serial interval estimates based on confirmed cases in public reports from 86 Chinese cities. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Buckee CO, Balsari S, Chan J, Crosas M, Dominici F, Gasser U, Grad YH, Grenfell B, Halloran ME, Kraemer MUG, Lipsitch M, Metcalf CJE, Meyers LA, Perkins TA, Santillana M, Scarpino SV, Viboud C, Wesolowski A, Schroeder A. (2020). Aggregated mobility data could help fight COVID-19. Science (New York, N.Y.)

Wang X, Du Z, Huang G, Pasco RF, Fox SJ, Galvani AP, Pignone M, Johnston SC, Meyers LA. (2020). Effects of Cocooning on Coronavirus Disease Rates after Relaxing Social Distancing. Emerging infectious diseases, 26(12)

Du Z, Xu X, Wu Y, Wang L, Cowling BJ, Meyers LA. (2020). The serial interval of COVID-19 from publicly reported confirmed cases. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Du Z, Xu X, Wu Y, Wang L, Cowling BJ, Meyers LA. (2020). Serial Interval of COVID-19 among Publicly Reported Confirmed Cases. Emerging infectious diseases, 26(6)

Du Z, Wang L, Cauchemez S, Xu X, Wang X, Cowling BJ, Meyers LA. (2020). Risk for Transportation of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) from Wuhan to Cities in China. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

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)

Wells CR, Sah P, Moghadas SM, Pandey A, Shoukat A, Wang Y, Wang Z, Meyers LA, Singer BH, Galvani AP. (2020). Impact of international travel and border control measures on the global spread of the novel 2019 coronavirus outbreak. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Du Z, Javan E, Nugent C, Cowling BJ, Meyers LA. (2020). Using the COVID-19 to influenza ratio to estimate early pandemic spread in Wuhan, China and Seattle, US. EClinicalMedicine

Du Z, Xu X, Wang L, Fox SJ, Cowling BJ, Galvani AP, Meyers LA. (2020). Effects of Proactive Social Distancing on COVID-19 Outbreaks in 58 Cities, China. Emerging infectious diseases, 26(9)

Wang X, Du Z, Huang G, Pasco RF, Fox SJ, Galvani AP, Pignone M, Johnston SC, Meyers LA. (2020). Cocooning is essential to relaxing social distancing. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Shea K, Borchering RK, Probert WJM, Howerton E, Bogich TL, Li S, Van Panhuis WG, Viboud C, Aguas R, Belov A, Bhargava SH, Cavany S, Chang JC, Chen C, Chen J, Chen S, Chen Y, Childs LM, Chow CC, Crooker I, Del Valle SY, España G, Fairchild G, Gerkin RC, Germann TC, Gu Q, Guan X, Guo L, Hart GR, Hladish TJ, Hupert N, Janies D, Kerr CC, Klein DJ, Klein E, Lin G, Manore C, Meyers LA, Mittler J, Mu K, Núñez RC, Oidtman R, Pasco R, Piontti APY, Paul R, Pearson CAB, Perdomo DR, Perkins TA, Pierce K, Pillai AN, Rael RC, Rosenfeld K, Ross CW, Spencer JA, Stoltzfus AB, Toh KB, Vattikuti S, Vespignani A, Wang L, White L, Xu P, Yang Y, Yogurtcu ON, Zhang W, Zhao Y, Zou D, Ferrari M, Pannell D, Tildesley M, Seifarth J, Johnson E, Biggerstaff M, Johansson M, Slayton RB, Levander J, Stazer J, Salerno J, Runge MC. (2020). COVID-19 reopening strategies at the county level in the face of uncertainty: Multiple Models for Outbreak Decision Support. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Moghadas SM, Shoukat A, Fitzpatrick MC, Wells CR, Sah P, Pandey A, Sachs JD, Wang Z, Meyers LA, Singer BH, Galvani AP. (2020). Projecting hospital utilization during the COVID-19 outbreaks in the United States. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Du Z, Nugent C, Galvani AP, Krug RM, Meyers LA. (2020). Modeling mitigation of influenza epidemics by baloxavir. Nature communications, 11(1)

Du Z, Cowling BJ, Meyers LA. (2020). Using the COVID-19 to influenza ratio to estimate the numbers of symptomatic COVID-19 cases in Wuhan prior to the lockdown. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Du Zhanwei, Wang Lin, Xu Xiaoke, Wu Ye, Cowling Benjamin J, Meyers Lauren Ancel. (2020). The serial interval of COVID-19 from publicly reported confirmed cases. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Scarpino SV, Scott JG, Eggo RM, Clements B, Dimitrov NB, Meyers LA. (2020). Socioeconomic bias in influenza surveillance. PLoS computational biology, 16(7)

Pasco RF, Fox SJ, Johnston SC, Pignone M, Meyers LA. (2020). Estimated Association of Construction Work With Risks of COVID-19 Infection and Hospitalization in Texas. JAMA network open, 3(10)

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)

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

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

J.L. Herrera-Diestra , Lauren Ancel Meyers.. (2019). Local risk perception enhances epidemic control. PlOS One, 12(14)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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, 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)

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)

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)

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)

Rushmore J, Caillaud D, Hall RJ, Stumpf RM, Meyers LA, Altizer S. (2014). Network-based vaccination improves prospects for disease control in wild chimpanzees. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 11(97)

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

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)

Scarpino SV, Iamarino A, Wells C, Yamin D, Ndeffo-Mbah M, Wenzel NS, Fox SJ, Nyenswah T, Altice FL, Galvani AP, Meyers LA, Townsend JP. (2015). Epidemiological and viral genomic sequence analysis of the 2014 ebola outbreak reveals clustered transmission. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 60(7)

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

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)

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)

Gilbert JA, Meyers LA, Galvani AP, Townsend JP. (2014). Probabilistic uncertainty analysis of epidemiological modeling to guide public health intervention policy. Epidemics, (6)

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, Medlock J, Meyers LA, Galvani AP, Townsend JP. (2013). Optimal targeting of seasonal influenza vaccination toward younger ages is robust to parameter uncertainty. Vaccine, 31(30)

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)

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

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)

Tekle YI, Nielsen KM, Liu J, Pettigrew MM, Meyers LA, Galvani AP, Townsend JP. (2012). Controlling antimicrobial resistance through targeted, vaccine-induced replacement of strains. PloS one, 7(12)

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)

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)

Wells CR, Tchuenche JM, Meyers LA, Galvani AP, Bauch CT. (2011). Impact of imitation processes on the effectiveness of ring vaccination. Bulletin of mathematical biology, 73(11)

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)

Pourbohloul B, Ahued A, Davoudi B, Meza R, Meyers LA, Skowronski DM, Villaseñor I, Galván F, Cravioto P, Earn DJ, Dushoff J, Fisman D, Edmunds WJ, Hupert N, Scarpino SV, Trujillo J, Lutzow M, Morales J, Contreras A, Chávez C, Patrick DM, Brunham RC. (2009). Initial human transmission dynamics of the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus in North America. Influenza and other respiratory viruses, 3(5)

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)

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)

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

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)

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

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

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

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, 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)

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