Roy Anderson

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc How effective is school-based deworming for the community-wide control of soil-transmitted helminths?
    Roy M Anderson
    London Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2027. 2013
  2. pmc Density-dependent effects on the weight of female Ascaris lumbricoides infections of humans and its impact on patterns of egg production
    Martin Walker
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, W2 1PG, UK
    Parasit Vectors 2:11. 2009
  3. pmc Updated projections of future vCJD deaths in the UK
    Azra C Ghani
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 3:4. 2003
  4. pmc Epidemiology, transmission dynamics and control of SARS: the 2002-2003 epidemic
    Roy M Anderson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1091-105. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Potential public health impact of imperfect HIV type 1 vaccines
    Roy Anderson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, University of London, St Mary s Campus, London, UK
    J Infect Dis 191:S85-96. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint HIV decline associated with behavior change in eastern Zimbabwe
    Simon Gregson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, UK
    Science 311:664-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Sexual mixing patterns and sex-differentials in teenage exposure to HIV infection in rural Zimbabwe
    Simon Gregson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, University of London, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Lancet 359:1896-903. 2002
  8. pmc Implications of BSE infection screening data for the scale of the British BSE epidemic and current European infection levels
    Christl A Donnelly
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:2179-90. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 transmission, by stage of infection
    T Deirdre Hollingsworth
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 198:687-93. 2008
  10. pmc Frequent travelers and rate of spread of epidemics
    T Deirdre Hollingsworth
    Medical Research Council Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1288-94. 2007

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc How effective is school-based deworming for the community-wide control of soil-transmitted helminths?
    Roy M Anderson
    London Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2027. 2013
    ..However, the impact of school-based deworming on transmission in the wider community remains unclear...
  2. pmc Density-dependent effects on the weight of female Ascaris lumbricoides infections of humans and its impact on patterns of egg production
    Martin Walker
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, W2 1PG, UK
    Parasit Vectors 2:11. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc Updated projections of future vCJD deaths in the UK
    Azra C Ghani
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 3:4. 2003
    ..However, recent vCJD case data have indicated a decrease in the annual incidence of deaths over the past two years...
  4. pmc Epidemiology, transmission dynamics and control of SARS: the 2002-2003 epidemic
    Roy M Anderson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1091-105. 2004
    ..These lessons learnt from the SARS experience are presented in an epidemiological and public health context...
  5. ncbi request reprint Potential public health impact of imperfect HIV type 1 vaccines
    Roy Anderson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, University of London, St Mary s Campus, London, UK
    J Infect Dis 191:S85-96. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint HIV decline associated with behavior change in eastern Zimbabwe
    Simon Gregson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, UK
    Science 311:664-6. 2006
    ..Sexually experienced men and women reported reductions in casual sex of 49 and 22%, respectively, whereas recent cohorts reported delayed sexual debut. Selective AIDS-induced mortality contributed to the decline in HIV prevalence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sexual mixing patterns and sex-differentials in teenage exposure to HIV infection in rural Zimbabwe
    Simon Gregson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, University of London, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Lancet 359:1896-903. 2002
    ..We investigated the latter hypothesis using data from a field study in rural Manicaland, Zimbabwe...
  8. pmc Implications of BSE infection screening data for the scale of the British BSE epidemic and current European infection levels
    Christl A Donnelly
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:2179-90. 2002
    ..Infection incidence for cattle born after mid-1996 was highest in Greece, Italy and Belgium, with Spain and The Netherlands having intermediate levels, and estimates for Great Britain, Germany and France being comparably low...
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 transmission, by stage of infection
    T Deirdre Hollingsworth
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 198:687-93. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Frequent travelers and rate of spread of epidemics
    T Deirdre Hollingsworth
    Medical Research Council Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1288-94. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological and genetic analysis of severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Christl A Donnelly
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:672-83. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The transmission dynamics of BSE and vCJD
    Azra C Ghani
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine St Mary s, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    C R Biol 325:37-47. 2002
    ..We also consider the epidemiological determinants of the future course of the vCJD epidemic, including the age and genetic characteristics of the confirmed cases, and present predictions of future case numbers...
  13. pmc Critique of early models of the demographic impact of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa based on contemporary empirical data from Zimbabwe
    Simon Gregson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London W2 1PG, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:14586-91. 2007
    ..Data collected since the late 1980s show that there was a mismatch between the observed growth in the HIV epidemic and assumptions made about viral transmission...
  14. pmc Impact and process evaluation of integrated community and clinic-based HIV-1 control: a cluster-randomised trial in eastern Zimbabwe
    Simon Gregson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e102. 2007
    ..HIV-1 control in sub-Saharan Africa requires cost-effective and sustainable programmes that promote behaviour change and reduce cofactor sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at the population and individual levels...
  15. pmc Real-time estimates in early detection of SARS
    Simon Cauchemez
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Paris, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:110-3. 2006
    ..Using simulation studies of SARS-like outbreaks, we have shown that the method may be used for early monitoring of the effect of control measures...
  16. ncbi request reprint Scale-free networks and sexually transmitted diseases: a description of observed patterns of sexual contacts in Britain and Zimbabwe
    Anne Schneeberger
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 31:380-7. 2004
    ..In physics, networks have been characterized as "scale-free" if they follow a power law with an exponent between 2 and 3...
  17. ncbi request reprint Public health. Public health risk from the avian H5N1 influenza epidemic
    Neil M Ferguson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Science 304:968-9. 2004
  18. pmc Mitigation strategies for pandemic influenza A: balancing conflicting policy objectives
    T Deirdre Hollingsworth
    MRC Centre for Outbreak Control and Analysis, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Comput Biol 7:e1001076. 2011
    ..These analyses highlight the need for more precise statements of policy objectives and their assumed consequences when planning and implementing strategies to mitigate the impact of an influenza pandemic...
  19. pmc Factors determining the pattern of the variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) epidemic in the UK
    Azra C Ghani
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:689-98. 2003
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Transmission dynamics of the etiological agent of SARS in Hong Kong: impact of public health interventions
    Steven Riley
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    Science 300:1961-6. 2003
    ..We estimate that most currently infected persons are now hospitalized, which highlights the importance of control of nosocomial transmission...
  21. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological determinants of spread of causal agent of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong
    Christl A Donnelly
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Lancet 361:1761-6. 2003
    ..We assessed the epidemiology of SARS in Hong Kong...
  22. ncbi request reprint Short-term projections for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease onsets
    Azra C Ghani
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    Stat Methods Med Res 12:191-201. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate the continued uncertainty in the future scale of this disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Planning for smallpox outbreaks
    Neil M Ferguson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London, W2 1PG, UK
    Nature 425:681-5. 2003
    ..We review the use of models in smallpox planning within the broader epidemiological context set by recent outbreaks of both novel and re-emerging pathogens...
  24. pmc Factors that make an infectious disease outbreak controllable
    Christophe Fraser
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, St Mary s, London W2 1PG, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:6146-51. 2004
    ..Direct estimation of the proportion of asymptomatic and presymptomatic infections is achievable by contact tracing and should be a priority during an outbreak of a novel infectious agent...
  25. doi request reprint Measuring the public-health impact of candidate HIV vaccines as part of the licensing process
    Marie Claude Boily
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:200-7. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Viral replication under combination antiretroviral therapy: a comparison of four different regimens
    Azra C Ghani
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:167-76. 2002
    ..04; 95% CI, 1.0-1.07). Measurement of viral load after approximately 7 days provided the most accurate measure of the degree of viral suppression induced by a given drug regimen...
  27. ncbi request reprint Study of bias in antenatal clinic HIV-1 surveillance data in a high contraceptive prevalence population in sub-Saharan Africa
    Simon Gregson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    AIDS 16:643-52. 2002
    ..To describe patterns, sources and consequences of bias in antenatal clinic (ANC) HIV prevalence estimates in a high contraceptive prevalence population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy to treat and prevent HIV/AIDS in resource-poor settings
    Geoff P Garnett
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London University, UK
    Nat Med 8:651-4. 2002
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the risks of atherosclerotic events versus death from other causes associated with antiretroviral use
    Grace P S Kwong
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, UK
    AIDS 20:1941-50. 2006
    ..Studies considering the risk of atherosclerotic disease (AtD) associated with the use of HAART have reported inconsistent results...
  30. pmc The coverage and frequency of mass drug administration required to eliminate persistent transmission of soil-transmitted helminths
    Roy Anderson
    London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, St Marys Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 369:20130435. 2014
    ..WASH interventions, by lowering the basic reproductive number, can facilitate the ability of MDA to interrupt transmission. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Antigen-driven T-cell turnover
    Christophe Fraser
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, Paddington, London W21PG, UK
    J Theor Biol 219:177-92. 2002
    ..We show that our model can resolve the paradox of high levels of viral replication occurring while only a small fraction of cells are infected...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the epidemiological impact of national control programmes for helminths
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trends Parasitol 20:537-45. 2004
    ..Using the example of schistosomiasis, this article outlines a framework for the evaluation of the impact of national control programmes, highlighting the important epidemiological and practical issues that must be addressed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Can we reverse the HIV/AIDS pandemic with an expanded response?
    John Stover
    Futures Group International, Glastonbury, CT, USA
    Lancet 360:73-7. 2002
    ..Analyses suggest that if the successes achieved in some countries in prevention of transmission can be expanded to a global scale by 2005, about 29 million new infections could be prevented by 2010...
  34. ncbi request reprint Will travel restrictions control the international spread of pandemic influenza?
    T Deirdre Hollingsworth
    Nat Med 12:497-9. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of severe acute respiratory syndrome in the 2003 Hong Kong epidemic: an analysis of all 1755 patients
    Gabriel M Leung
    University of Hong Kong, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Hong Kong, China
    Ann Intern Med 141:662-73. 2004
    ..As yet, no one has written a comprehensive epidemiologic account of a severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak from an affected country...
  36. ncbi request reprint Rapid awareness and transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hanoi French Hospital, Vietnam
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:17-25. 2005
    ..Intuitive results obtained by means of stochastic individual-based simulations showed that rapid improvements in behavior and isolation would increase the probability of extinction...
  37. ncbi request reprint Mortality in patients with successful initial response to highly active antiretroviral therapy is still higher than in non-HIV-infected individuals
    Ard van Sighem
    HIV Monitoring Foundation, Academic Medical Centre of the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:212-8. 2005
    ..08 to 1.25) and 1.29 (95% CI: 1.16 to 1.50) times higher for 65-year-old men and women, respectively. Hence, mortality in HIV-infected patients with a good initial response to HAART is still higher than in the general population...
  38. ncbi request reprint Potential impact of antiretroviral therapy on HIV-1 transmission and AIDS mortality in resource-limited settings
    Ume L Abbas
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Falk Medical Building, University of Pittsburgh, 3601 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:632-41. 2006
    ..To estimate the potential impact of antiretroviral therapy on the heterosexual spread of HIV-1 infection and AIDS mortality in resource-limited settings...
  39. pmc SARS-CoV antibody prevalence in all Hong Kong patient contacts
    Gabriel M Leung
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1653-6. 2004
    ..19%) were positive for SARS coronavirus immunoglobulin G antibody. SARS rarely manifests as a subclinical infection, and at present, wild animal species are the only important natural reservoirs of the virus...
  40. ncbi request reprint Determining control parameters for dendritic cell-cytotoxic T lymphocyte interaction
    Burkhard Ludewig
    Institute of Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Immunol 34:2407-18. 2004
    ..Taken together, our study indicates that the availability of high avidity T cells in the recipient in combination with the optimal application regimen is of prime importance for successful DC-based immunotherapy...