Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Country: The Netherlands
- Cross-species transfer of viruses: implications for the use of viral vectors in biomedical research, gene therapy and as live-virus vaccinesDerrick Louz
GMO Office, Substances Expertise Centre of the National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
J Gene Med 7:1263-74. 2005..The issues are raised with the intention to assist in risk assessments for activities with vector viruses...
- Reappraisal of biosafety risks posed by PERVs in xenotransplantationDerrick Louz
GMO Office, Substances Expertise Centre of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Rev Med Virol 18:53-65. 2008..This framework will raise ethical and social considerations regarding acceptability...
- Emergence of viral diseases: mathematical modeling as a tool for infection control, policy and decision makingDerrick Louz
GMO Office, Expertise Centre for Substances SEC of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Crit Rev Microbiol 36:195-211. 2010..This provides insights in the strengths, limitations, and weaknesses of the various models, and demonstrates their potential for supporting policy and decision making...