Epidemics : Current collaborative projects

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Current projects : A : Design of studies B : Networks: Models and Inference
C : Vaccination: Efficacy, Coverage and Policy D : Space-time: Models and Analysis

A : Design of studies

  1. Innovative uses of information system data
    Coordinator: Heiko Becher (Heidelberg) heiko.becher@urz.uni-heidelberg.de
    Others interested: Alexander Kraemer, Klaus Krickeberg, Andrew Roddam, Paul Yip

  2. Inferences for potential data sets
    Coordinator: Niels Becker (ANU, Canberra) n.becker@anu.edu.au
    Others interested: Nico Nagelkerke, Albrecht Neiss, Ake Svensson, Andrew Roddam, Stefan Wagenpfeil, Paul Yip

  3. Drug resistance in TB and similar diseases
    Coordinator: Nico Nagelkerke (RIVM, Bilthoven) Nico.Nagelkerke@rivm.nl
    Others interested: Niels Becker, Andrew Roddam, Ake Svensson, Paul Yip

  4. Meningitis (see D 2 below)

B : Networks: Models and Inference

  1. Two-level mixing endemics with dynamic household structure
    Coordinator: Frank Ball (Mathematics, Nottingham) fgb@maths.nott.ac.uk
    Others interested: Tamara Awerbuch, Tom Britton, Klaus Dietz, Martin Eichner, Valerie Isham, Jim Koopman, Denis Mollison

  2. Overlapping groups
    Coordinator: Ira Longini (Biostatistics, Emory) longini@sph.emory.edu
    Others interested: Frank Ball, Tom Britton, Martin Eichner, Philip O'Neill, Gianpaolo Scalia-Tomba

  3. Two-level mixing with spatial structure
    Coordinator: Mart de Jong (Central Vet Inst, Lelystad) m.c.m.de.jong@id.dlo.nl
    Others interested: Tamara Awerbuch, Frank Ball, Paddy Farrington, Valerie Isham, Johannes Mueller, Nico Nagelkerke, Denis Mollison, Sergey Utev

  4. Dynamic structures
    Coordinator: Jim Koopman (Epidemiology, Michigan) jkoopman@umich.edu
    Others interested: Christine Jacob, Sergey Utev

  5. Spectrum of graphs (lattice to `small world')
    Coordinator:Baerbel Finkenstaedt (statistics, Warwick) b.f.finkenstadt@warwick.ac.uk
    Others interested: Jim Koopman, Denis Mollison, Andrew Roddam

  6. How to measure contact structure?
    Coordinator: Gianpaolo Scalia-Tomba (Mathematics, Rome) gianpi@dmmm.uniroma1.it
    Others interested: Jim Koopman, Sergey Utev

  7. Inference for network models
    Coordinator: Philip O'Neill (Mathematics, Nottingham) pdo@maths.nott.ac.uk
    Others interested: Kari Auranen, Tom Britton, Mervi Eerola, Denis Mollison, Sylvia Richardson

C : Vaccination: Efficacy, Coverage and Policy

  1. Estimation of VE_S under heterogeneity; estimation of VE_I
    Coordinator: Niels Becker (ANU, Canberra) n.becker@anu.edu.au
    Others interested: Frank Ball, Niels Keiding, Ira Longini, Gianpaolo Scalia-Tomba, Paul Yip

  2. Evaluation of other vaccine effects
    Coordinator: Claudio Struchiner (Rio de Janeiro) stru@malaria.procc.fiocruz.br
    Others interested: Klaus Dietz, Andrew Roddam

  3. Control issues
    Coordinator:
    Interested: Mart de Jong, Christine Jacob, Johannes Mueller

  4. Estimation of important population indices
    Coordinator:Paddy Farrington (Statistics, Open Univ.) c.p.farrington@open.ac.uk
    Others interested: Frank Ball, Klaus Dietz, Martin Eichner, Christine Jacob, Niels Keiding

  5. Community trials or grouped trials?
    Coordinator: Ira Longini (Biostatistics, Emory) longini@sph.emory.edu
    Others interested: Mart de Jong, Nico Nagelkerke, Tom Smith, Ake Svensson, Sergey Utev

D : Space-time: Models and Analysis

  1. Comparing model formulations of space-time structure for surveillance data
    Coordinator: Sylvia Richardson (INSERM, Paris) richardson@vjf.inserm.fr
    Others interested: Tamara Awerbuch, Heiko Becher, Baerbel Finkelstaedt, Valerie Isham, Christine Jacob, Leo Knorr-Held, Jim Koopman, Denis Mollison, Nico Nagelkerke, Tom Smith, Claudio Struchiner, Ake Svensson, Sergey Utev

  2. (subproject of 1) : Meningitis in Ghana
    Coordinator: Tom Smith smith@ubaclu.unibas.ch
    Others interested: Niels Becker, Baerbel Finkelstaedt, Valerie Isham, Leo Knorr-Held, Nico Nagelkerke, Sylvia Richardson, Ake Svensson, Sergey Utev

  3. Predictive models for vector-borne diseases using environmental satellite data
    Coordinator: Tamara Awerbuch (Public Health, Harvard) tamara@hsph.harvard.edu
    Others interested: Heiko Becher, Andrew Roddam, Tom Smith

  4. Design of studies (e.g. vaccination) with strong spatial structure (see B 3 above)

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A : Design of studies B : Networks: Models and Inference
C : Vaccination: Efficacy, Coverage and Policy D : Space-time: Models and Analysis
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3rd December 1999