Epidemiology and control of viral pathogens evolving under immune and drug imposed selection

Lead Research Organisation: Imperial College London
Department Name: Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Abstract

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Publications

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Description DH Flu colloquium led by SofS DH
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description DH Pandemic Influenza Scientific Advisory Group
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Participation in advisory committee
 
Description Numerous citations in UK DH, US DHHS and WHO planning documents
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL http://europepmc.org/abstract/MED/16642006
 
Description MRC Translational Centres 2006
Amount £1,800,000 (GBP)
Organisation Medical Research Council (MRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start  
 
Description Microsoft Grant: To develop a global epidemic simulator
Amount £525,000 (GBP)
Funding ID 2007-068 
Organisation Microsoft Research 
Sector Private
Country Global
Start 09/2007 
End 05/2011
 
Description NIH MIDAS Initiative: Mathematical Models in the study of Infectious Disease spread and control (2006-10)
Amount £364,242 (GBP)
Funding ID 7U01GM070708-03/111934-3 
Organisation National Institutes of Health (NIH) 
Sector Public
Country United States
Start 07/2006 
End 06/2010
 
Description Collaboration with Univ of Pittsburgh (Don Burke) via NIH MIDAS network 
Organisation University of Pittsburgh
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I developed pandemic influenza simulations for modelling intervention strategies
Collaborator Contribution Collection of data, exchange of ideas, interaction with US policymakers
Impact This work represented a major source of evidence to support pandemic preparedness work undertaken by the US, UK, WHO and other countries. Outputs were PubMed ID 16642006 and the following 2005 paper: Ferguson NM; Cummings DA; Cauchemez S; Fraser C; Riley S; Meeyai A; Iamsirithaworn S; Burke DS. (08 Sep 2005). Strategies for containing an emerging influenza pandemic in Southeast Asia. Nature. 437:209-214. (PubMed ID 16079797)
Start Year 2006
 
Description 2020 Vision lecture to school children 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Lecture to 500 school children at a 1 day '2020 vision' science meeting for children in London

Awareness of science behind pandemic planning
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2007
 
Description Attendance at World Economic Forum, Davos 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Attended WEF meeting to talk about pandemics, emergin infections, modelling

Increased awareness
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2007
 
Description Heron-Allen Lecture at Lady Margaret Hall Oxford 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Public lecture

Increased awareness
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006