Philippe Beutels

Professor, Director





Bruyndonckx R, Coenen S, Butler C, Verheij T, Little P, Hens N, Beutels P, Ieven M, Goossens H, . (2020). Respiratory syncytial virus and influenza virus infection in adult primary care patients: Association of age with prevalence, diagnostic features and illness course. International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, (95)

Baral R, Li X, Willem L, Antillon M, Vilajeliu A, Jit M, Beutels P, Pecenka C. (2020). The impact of maternal RSV vaccine to protect infants in Gavi-supported countries: Estimates from two models. Vaccine

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)

Coletti P, Wambua J, Gimma A, Willem L, Vercruysse S, Vanhoutte B, Jarvis CI, Van Zandvoort K, Edmunds J, Beutels P, Hens N. (2020). CoMix: comparing mixing patterns in the Belgian population during and after lockdown. Scientific reports, 10(1)

Kuylen E, Willem L, Broeckhove J, Beutels P, Hens N. (2020). Clustering of susceptible individuals within households can drive measles outbreaks: an individual-based model exploration. Scientific reports, 10(1)

Li X, Willem L, Antillon M, Bilcke J, Jit M, Beutels P. (2020). Health and economic burden of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease and the cost-effectiveness of potential interventions against RSV among children under 5 years in 72 Gavi-eligible countries. BMC medicine, 18(1)

Molenberghs G, Buyse M, Abrams S, Hens N, Beutels P, Faes C, Verbeke G, Van Damme P, Goossens H, Neyens T, Herzog S, Theeten H, Pepermans K, Abad AA, Van Keilegom I, Speybroeck N, Legrand C, De Buyser S, Hulstaert F. (2020). Infectious diseases epidemiology, quantitative methodology, and clinical research in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic: Perspective from a European country. Contemporary clinical trials, (99)

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

Hoogink J, Verelst F, Kessels R, van Hoek AJ, Timen A, Willem L, Beutels P, Wallinga J, de Wit GA. (2020). Preferential differences in vaccination decision-making for oneself or one's child in The Netherlands: a discrete choice experiment. BMC public health, 20(1)

Verelst F, Kuylen E, Beutels P. (2020). Indications for healthcare surge capacity in European countries facing an exponential increase in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, March 2020. Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 25(13)

Schenk J, Abrams S, Theeten H, Van Damme P, Beutels P, Hens N. (2020). Immunogenicity and persistence of trivalent measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet. Infectious diseases

Neyens T, Faes C, Vranckx M, Pepermans K, Hens N, Van Damme P, Molenberghs G, Aerts J, Beutels P. (2020). Can COVID-19 symptoms as reported in a large-scale online survey be used to optimise spatial predictions of COVID-19 incidence risk in Belgium?. Spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology, (35)

Verelst F, Kessels R, Delva W, Beutels P, Willem L. (2019). Drivers of vaccine decision-making in South Africa: A discrete choice experiment. Vaccine, 37(15)

Hoang T, Coletti P, Melegaro A, Wallinga J, Grijalva CG, Edmunds JW, Beutels P, Hens N. (2019). A Systematic Review of Social Contact Surveys to Inform Transmission Models of Close-contact Infections. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 30(5)

Bilcke J, Verelst F, Beutels P. (2018). Sponsorship Bias in Base-Case Values and Uncertainty Bounds of Health Economic Evaluations? A Systematic Review of Herpes Zoster Vaccination. Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making, 38(6)

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)

Bartholomeus E, De Neuter N, Meysman P, Suls A, Keersmaekers N, Elias G, Jansens H, Hens N, Smits E, Van Tendeloo V, Beutels P, Van Damme P, Ogunjimi B, Laukens K, Mortier G. (2018). Transcriptome profiling in blood before and after hepatitis B vaccination shows significant differences in gene expression between responders and non-responders. Vaccine, 36(42)

Verelst F, Willem L, Kessels R, Beutels P. (2018). Individual decisions to vaccinate one's child or oneself: A discrete choice experiment rejecting free-riding motives. Social science & medicine (1982), (207)

Willem L, Blommaert A, Hanquet G, Thiry N, Bilcke J, Theeten H, Verhaegen J, Goossens H, Beutels P. (2018). Economic evaluation of pneumococcal vaccines for adults aged over 50 years in Belgium. Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics, 14(5)

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)

Blommaert A, Bilcke J, Willem L, Verhaegen J, Goossens H, Beutels P. (2016). The cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination in healthy adults over 50: An exploration of influential factors for Belgium. Vaccine, 34(18)

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)

Verelst F, Willem L, Beutels P. (2016). Behavioural Change Models for Infectious Disease Transmission: A Systematic Review (2010-2015). Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 13(125)

Ultsch B, Damm O, Beutels P, Bilcke J, Brüggenjürgen B, Gerber-Grote A, Greiner W, Hanquet G, Hutubessy R, Jit M, Knol M, von Kries R, Kuhlmann A, Levy-Bruhl D, Perleth M, Postma M, Salo H, Siebert U, Wasem J, Wichmann O. (2016). Methods for Health Economic Evaluation of Vaccines and Immunization Decision Frameworks: A Consensus Framework from a European Vaccine Economics Community. PharmacoEconomics, 34(3)

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)

Ogunjimi B, Buntinx F, Bartholomeeusen S, Terpstra I, De Haes I, Willem L, Elli S, Bilcke J, Van Damme P, Coenen S, Beutels P. (2015). Herpes zoster is associated with herpes simplex and other infections in under 60 year-olds. The Journal of infection, 70(2)

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)

Newall AT, Jit M, Beutels P. (2012). Economic evaluations of childhood influenza vaccination: a critical review. PharmacoEconomics, 30(8)

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)

Hens N, Van Ranst M, Aerts M, Robesyn E, Van Damme P, Beutels P. (2011). Estimating the effective reproduction number for pandemic influenza from notification data made publicly available in real time: a multi-country analysis for influenza A/H1N1v 2009. Vaccine, 29(5)

Hens N, Ayele GM, Goeyvaerts N, Aerts M, Mossong J, Edmunds JW, Beutels P. (2009). Estimating the impact of school closure on social mixing behaviour and the transmission of close contact infections in eight European countries. BMC infectious diseases, (9)

Hens N, Goeyvaerts N, Aerts M, Shkedy Z, Van Damme P, Beutels P. (2009). Mining social mixing patterns for infectious disease models based on a two-day population survey in Belgium. BMC infectious diseases, (9)

Jit M, Bilcke J, Mangen MJ, Salo H, Melliez H, Edmunds WJ, Yazdan Y, Beutels P. (2009). The cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination: Comparative analyses for five European countries and transferability in Europe. Vaccine, 27(44)

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