Mathematical models and the epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections and HIV in industrialised populations

Lead Research Organisation: Imperial College London
Department Name: Unlisted

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Publications

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Burington B (2010) Estimating duration in partnership studies: issues, methods and examples. in Sexually transmitted infections

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Cutts FT (2007) Human papillomavirus and HPV vaccines: a review. in Bulletin of the World Health Organization

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Gregson S (2007) Critique of early models of the demographic impact of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa based on contemporary empirical data from Zimbabwe. in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

 
Description Expert Advisory Committee on AIDS
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in advisory committee
Impact Policy on AIDS; Developed strateges for early identification of HIV infections
 
Description EU Commission LSHC-CT-2004-503465 Cancer control using population-based registries and biobanks (CCPRB) 6m euros across 22 participants
Amount £225,500 (GBP)
Organisation Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) 
Sector Public
Country European Union (EU)
Start 06/2004 
End 05/2009
 
Description Henry Wellcome Fellowship
Amount £250,000 (GBP)
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 10/2009 
End 09/2012
 
Description Henry Wellcome Post Doctoral Fellowship
Amount £250,000 (GBP)
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 10/2009 
End 09/2011
 
Description Wellcome Trust Programme Grant (Developing and applying theoretical frameworks in the epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections)
Amount £470,000 (GBP)
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2010 
End 12/2013
 
Title Modes of Transmission 
Description A model to calculate pattern of expect HIV impact over the next year 'Modes of Transmission' is being used by UNAIDS and WHO with countries 
Type Of Material Data analysis technique 
Year Produced 2007 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact This has lead to more focussed prevantion and an acknowledgement of previously ignored risk groups 
 
Description Dr Jackie Cassels, University of Sussex 
Organisation University of Sussex
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Scientific; Ongoing; Sharing insights and data
Impact Scientific; Ongoing; Sharing insights and data
 
Description Dr Matti Lehtinen, Finish Public Health Institute 
Organisation National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
Country Finland 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Scientific; Ongoing; Sharing insights and data and developing phase IV community randomised HPV vaccination trials
Impact NA
 
Description Modelling the impact of HSV-2 vaccines 
Organisation GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
Country Global 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Work to explore the potential impact of HSV-2 vacciones
Collaborator Contribution Access to trial results prior to publication
Impact Lead to a phase 3 trial funded by the uS NIH
 
Description Professor Anne Johnson; University College London 
Organisation University College London
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Sharing insights and data
Impact NA
 
Description Professor King Holmes, University of Washington Seattle 
Organisation University of Washington
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Scientific; Ongoing; Sharing insights and data - collaboration on a community randomised trial of STD screening and treatment in urban Peru.
Impact NA
 
Description Sevgi Aral, US Centers For Disease Control 
Organisation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Country United States 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Scientific; Ongoing; Sharing insights
Impact NA
 
Description UNAIDS 
Organisation Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
Country Global 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Scientific and funding; Sharing insights
Impact NA
 
Description Advisory Comittee 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Member WHO Committee on Health Statistics

Development of methods
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2008,2009
 
Description Member Expert Advisory Group on AIDS 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Regular expert advice to DoH

Letter from CMO
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2008,2009
 
Description Plenary Lecture 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience Health professionals
Results and Impact Plenary Lecture AIDS 2008

Press conference and report in Science
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2008
 
Description Reference Group 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Chair UNAIDS Reference Group on Estimates Models and Projections

Generation of estimates and trends in HIV globally
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006,2007,2008,2009