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Niel Hens

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Willem L, Van Hoang T, Funk S, Coletti P, Beutels P, Hens N. (2020). SOCRATES: an online tool leveraging a social contact data sharing initiative to assess mitigation strategies for COVID-19. BMC research notes, 13(1)

Willem Lander, Hoang Thang Va, Funk Sebastian, Coletti Pietro, Beutels Philippe, Hens Niel. (2020). SOCRATES: An online tool leveraging a social contact data sharing initiative to assess mitigation strategies for COVID-19. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Goeyvaerts N, Santermans E, Potter G, Torneri A, Van Kerckhove K, Willem L, Aerts M, Beutels P, Hens N. (2018). Household members do not contact each other at random: implications for infectious disease modelling. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 285(1893)

Willem L, Verelst F, Bilcke J, Hens N, Beutels P. (2017). Lessons from a decade of individual-based models for infectious disease transmission: a systematic review (2006-2015). BMC infectious diseases, 17(1)

Kifle YW, Goeyvaerts N, Van Kerckhove K, Willem L, Kucharski A, Faes C, Leirs H, Hens N, Beutels P. (2016). Correction: Animal Ownership and Touching Enrich the Context of Social Contacts Relevant to the Spread of Human Infectious Diseases. PloS one, 11(2)

Kifle YW, Goeyvaerts N, Van Kerckhove K, Willem L, Kucharski A, Faes C, Leirs H, Hens N, Beutels P. (2015). Animal Ownership and Touching Enrich the Context of Social Contacts Relevant to the Spread of Human Infectious Diseases. PloS one, 10(7)

Ogunjimi B, Willem L, Beutels P, Hens N. (2015). Integrating between-host transmission and within-host immunity to analyze the impact of varicella vaccination on zoster. eLife, (4)

Willem L, Stijven S, Tijskens E, Beutels P, Hens N, Broeckhove J. (2015). Optimizing agent-based transmission models for infectious diseases. BMC bioinformatics, (16)

Goeyvaerts N, Willem L, Van Kerckhove K, Vandendijck Y, Hanquet G, Beutels P, Hens N. (2015). Estimating dynamic transmission model parameters for seasonal influenza by fitting to age and season-specific influenza-like illness incidence. Epidemics, (13)

Jombart T, Aanensen DM, Baguelin M, Birrell P, Cauchemez S, Camacho A, Colijn C, Collins C, Cori A, Didelot X, Fraser C, Frost S, Hens N, Hugues J, Höhle M, Opatowski L, Rambaut A, Ratmann O, Soubeyrand S, Suchard MA, Wallinga J, Ypma R, Ferguson N. (2014). OutbreakTools: a new platform for disease outbreak analysis using the R software. Epidemics, (7)

Willem L, Stijven S, Vladislavleva E, Broeckhove J, Beutels P, Hens N. (2014). Active learning to understand infectious disease models and improve policy making. PLoS computational biology, 10(4)

Willem L, Van Kerckhove K, Chao DL, Hens N, Beutels P. (2012). A nice day for an infection? Weather conditions and social contact patterns relevant to influenza transmission. PloS one, 7(11)

Bilcke J, Marais C, Ogunjimi B, Willem L, Hens N, Beutels P. (2012). Cost-effectiveness of vaccination against herpes zoster in adults aged over 60 years in Belgium. Vaccine, 30(3)

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