Amy B Pedersen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Anthelmintic treatment alters the parasite community in a wild mouse host
    Amy B Pedersen
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Biol Lett 9:20130205. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Wild immunology
    Amy B Pedersen
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Institutes of Immunology and Infection Research and Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Labs, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Mol Ecol 20:872-80. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Cross-species pathogen transmission and disease emergence in primates
    Amy B Pedersen
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Institutes of Evolutionary Biology, Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Labs, Edinburgh EH93JT, UK
    Ecohealth 6:496-508. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The interaction of parasites and resources cause crashes in a wild mouse population
    Amy B Pedersen
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    J Anim Ecol 77:370-7. 2008
  5. pmc Stability of within-host-parasite communities in a wild mammal system
    Sarah C L Knowles
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, and Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20130598. 2013
  6. pmc Distribution of the anther-smut pathogen Microbotryum on species of the Caryophyllaceae
    Michael E Hood
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, USA
    New Phytol 187:217-29. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Analysis of a summary network of co-infection in humans reveals that parasites interact most via shared resources
    Emily C Griffiths
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7613, USA, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Alfred Denny Building, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK, Centre for Immunology, Infection and Evolution, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Ashworth Labs, University of Edinburgh, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK, Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK, Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich 8057, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20132286. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Acorn mast drives long-term dynamics of rodent and songbird populations
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Oecologia 154:493-503. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of host specificity and transmission among parasites of wild primates
    Amy B Pedersen
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 22904, USA
    Int J Parasitol 35:647-57. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Wild immunology: converging on the real world
    Simon A Babayan
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1236:17-29. 2011

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Anthelmintic treatment alters the parasite community in a wild mouse host
    Amy B Pedersen
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Biol Lett 9:20130205. 2013
    ..These results highlight the possibility that drug therapy may have unintended consequences for non-target parasites and that host-parasite dynamics cannot always be fully understood in the framework of single host-parasite interactions...
  2. doi request reprint Wild immunology
    Amy B Pedersen
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Institutes of Immunology and Infection Research and Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Labs, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Mol Ecol 20:872-80. 2011
    ..Thus, wild immunology can be the missing link between laboratory-based immunology and human, wildlife and domesticated animal health...
  3. doi request reprint Cross-species pathogen transmission and disease emergence in primates
    Amy B Pedersen
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Institutes of Evolutionary Biology, Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Labs, Edinburgh EH93JT, UK
    Ecohealth 6:496-508. 2009
    ..These areas also are likely to sustain a novel epidemic due to their rapidly growing human populations, close proximity to apes, and population centers with high density and contact rates among individuals...
  4. ncbi request reprint The interaction of parasites and resources cause crashes in a wild mouse population
    Amy B Pedersen
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    J Anim Ecol 77:370-7. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Stability of within-host-parasite communities in a wild mammal system
    Sarah C L Knowles
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, and Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20130598. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Distribution of the anther-smut pathogen Microbotryum on species of the Caryophyllaceae
    Michael E Hood
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, USA
    New Phytol 187:217-29. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Analysis of a summary network of co-infection in humans reveals that parasites interact most via shared resources
    Emily C Griffiths
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7613, USA, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Alfred Denny Building, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK, Centre for Immunology, Infection and Evolution, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Ashworth Labs, University of Edinburgh, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK, Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK, Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich 8057, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20132286. 2014
    ..The many indirect interactions show how treating an infection could affect other infections in co-infected patients, but the compartmentalized structure of the network will limit how far these indirect effects are likely to spread. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Acorn mast drives long-term dynamics of rodent and songbird populations
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Oecologia 154:493-503. 2007
    ..Our results improve our understanding of the complex ecological interactions in oak-dominated forests by illustrating the importance of abiotic and biotic factors at different trophic levels...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of host specificity and transmission among parasites of wild primates
    Amy B Pedersen
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 22904, USA
    Int J Parasitol 35:647-57. 2005
    ..Furthermore, nearly all viruses that were reported to infect both humans and non-human primates were classified as emerging in humans...
  10. doi request reprint Wild immunology: converging on the real world
    Simon A Babayan
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1236:17-29. 2011
    ..The meeting on wild immunology, organized by Amy Pedersen, Simon Babayan, and Rick Maizels, was held at the University of Edinburgh on 30 June 2011...
  11. pmc Epidemiology and fitness effects of wood mouse herpesvirus in a natural host population
    Sarah C L Knowles
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution CIIE, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    J Gen Virol 93:2447-56. 2012
    ..They also suggest that gammaherpesvirus infection may have significant detrimental effects in wild hosts, questioning the view that these viruses have limited impacts in natural, co-evolved host species...