Michael J Tildesley

Summary

Affiliation: University of Warwick
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modelling foot-and-mouth disease: a comparison between the UK and Denmark
    Michael J Tildesley
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Prev Vet Med 85:107-24. 2008
  2. pmc Accuracy of models for the 2001 foot-and-mouth epidemic
    Michael J Tildesley
    Department of Biological Sciences and Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1459-68. 2008
  3. pmc Disease prevention versus data privacy: using landcover maps to inform spatial epidemic models
    Michael J Tildesley
    Centre for Complexity Science, Zeeman Building, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
    PLoS Comput Biol 8:e1002723. 2012
  4. pmc Modeling the spread and control of foot-and-mouth disease in Pennsylvania following its discovery and options for control
    Michael J Tildesley
    Centre for Complexity Science, Zeeman Building, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Prev Vet Med 104:224-39. 2012
  5. pmc Topographic determinants of foot and mouth disease transmission in the UK 2001 epidemic
    Nicholas J Savill
    Statistical Laboratory, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB, UK
    BMC Vet Res 2:3. 2006
  6. pmc Potential for epidemic take-off from the primary outbreak farm via livestock movements
    Michael J Tildesley
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK
    BMC Vet Res 7:76. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Optimal reactive vaccination strategies for a foot-and-mouth outbreak in the UK
    Michael J Tildesley
    Department of Biological Sciences and Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Nature 440:83-6. 2006
  8. pmc The role of pre-emptive culling in the control of foot-and-mouth disease
    Michael J Tildesley
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3239-48. 2009
  9. pmc Effect of data quality on estimates of farm infectiousness trends in the UK 2001 foot-and-mouth disease epidemic
    Nicholas J Savill
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, University of Edinburgh, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    J R Soc Interface 4:235-41. 2007
  10. pmc Vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease: do initial conditions affect its benefit?
    Thibaud Porphyre
    Epidemiology Group, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e77616. 2013

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Modelling foot-and-mouth disease: a comparison between the UK and Denmark
    Michael J Tildesley
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Prev Vet Med 85:107-24. 2008
    ..The results of this extensive modelling exercise therefore allow us to provide timely advice on control options based on the observed behaviours of the first few generations...
  2. pmc Accuracy of models for the 2001 foot-and-mouth epidemic
    Michael J Tildesley
    Department of Biological Sciences and Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1459-68. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Disease prevention versus data privacy: using landcover maps to inform spatial epidemic models
    Michael J Tildesley
    Centre for Complexity Science, Zeeman Building, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
    PLoS Comput Biol 8:e1002723. 2012
    ..This method can also be used for contingency planning in collaboration with policy makers to determine preferred control strategies in the event of a future outbreak of infectious disease in livestock...
  4. pmc Modeling the spread and control of foot-and-mouth disease in Pennsylvania following its discovery and options for control
    Michael J Tildesley
    Centre for Complexity Science, Zeeman Building, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Prev Vet Med 104:224-39. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Topographic determinants of foot and mouth disease transmission in the UK 2001 epidemic
    Nicholas J Savill
    Statistical Laboratory, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB, UK
    BMC Vet Res 2:3. 2006
    ..This ideally requires a parallel record of spatial epidemic spread and a detailed map of susceptible host density along with relevant transport links and geographical features...
  6. pmc Potential for epidemic take-off from the primary outbreak farm via livestock movements
    Michael J Tildesley
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK
    BMC Vet Res 7:76. 2011
    ..We consider short infectious periods of 1 week, 2 weeks and 4 weeks, characteristic of acute contagious livestock diseases. The analysis is based on farms in Scotland from 1 January 2003 to 31 July 2007...
  7. ncbi request reprint Optimal reactive vaccination strategies for a foot-and-mouth outbreak in the UK
    Michael J Tildesley
    Department of Biological Sciences and Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Nature 440:83-6. 2006
    ..This strategy has the advantage that it rapidly targets new foci of infection and that determining an optimal ring size is unnecessary...
  8. pmc The role of pre-emptive culling in the control of foot-and-mouth disease
    Michael J Tildesley
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3239-48. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Effect of data quality on estimates of farm infectiousness trends in the UK 2001 foot-and-mouth disease epidemic
    Nicholas J Savill
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, University of Edinburgh, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    J R Soc Interface 4:235-41. 2007
    ..Here, we show that such data degradation prevents successful determination of trends in farm infectiousness...
  10. pmc Vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease: do initial conditions affect its benefit?
    Thibaud Porphyre
    Epidemiology Group, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e77616. 2013
    ..This work provides guidelines to support policy makers in their decision to implement, or not, a vaccination-to-live policy when facing epidemics of infectious livestock disease...
  11. pmc Is R(0) a good predictor of final epidemic size: foot-and-mouth disease in the UK
    Michael J Tildesley
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Labs, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    J Theor Biol 258:623-9. 2009
    ..Combining these two predictions provides a good assessment of both the local and larger-scale heterogeneities present in this complex system...
  12. ncbi request reprint The performance of approximations of farm contiguity compared to contiguity defined using detailed geographical information in two sample areas in Scotland: implications for foot-and-mouth disease modelling
    Jessica S Flood
    Epidemiology Group, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    BMC Vet Res 9:198. 2013
    ..In addition, the mean degree and density of the different contact networks were calculated...
  13. pmc Insights into mucosal innate responses to Escherichia coli O157 : H7 colonization of cattle by mathematical modelling of excretion dynamics
    Michael J Tildesley
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    J R Soc Interface 9:518-27. 2012
    ..Thus, we provide a broadly applicable model that gives novel insights into bacterial replication rates in vivo and the timing and impact of host responses...
  14. pmc Impact of spatial clustering on disease transmission and optimal control
    Michael J Tildesley
    Center for Immunity, Infection, and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:1041-6. 2010
    ..We believe that this approach will be of considerable benefit across a range of disciplines where data are only available at intermediate spatial scales...