Matthew J Ferrari

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pathogens, social networks, and the paradox of transmission scaling
    Matthew J Ferrari
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis 2011:267049. 2011
  2. pmc Think globally, act locally: the role of local demographics and vaccination coverage in the dynamic response of measles infection to control
    M J Ferrari
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Departments of Biology and Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368:20120141. 2013
  3. pmc Rural-urban gradient in seasonal forcing of measles transmission in Niger
    Matthew J Ferrari
    The Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:2775-82. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimation and inference of R0 of an infectious pathogen by a removal method
    Matthew J Ferrari
    IGDP in Ecology, 501 ASI Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Math Biosci 198:14-26. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Episodic outbreaks bias estimates of age-specific force of infection: a corrected method using measles as an example
    M J Ferrari
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Penn State University, PA 16802, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 138:108-16. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The dynamics of measles in sub-Saharan Africa
    Matthew J Ferrari
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Nature 451:679-84. 2008
  7. pmc Network frailty and the geometry of herd immunity
    Matthew J Ferrari
    IGDP in Ecology, 501 ASI Building, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2743-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A gravity model for the spread of a pollinator-borne plant pathogen
    Matthew J Ferrari
    Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am Nat 168:294-303. 2006
  9. pmc Global patterns in seasonal activity of influenza A/H3N2, A/H1N1, and B from 1997 to 2005: viral coexistence and latitudinal gradients
    Brian S Finkelman
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, Eberly College of Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e1296. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Pollinator Behavior Mediates Negative Interactions between Two Congeneric Invasive Plant Species
    Suann Yang
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am Nat 177:110-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Pathogens, social networks, and the paradox of transmission scaling
    Matthew J Ferrari
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis 2011:267049. 2011
    ..Network-methodology allows us to reconcile seemingly conflicting patterns of within- and across-population epidemiology...
  2. pmc Think globally, act locally: the role of local demographics and vaccination coverage in the dynamic response of measles infection to control
    M J Ferrari
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Departments of Biology and Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368:20120141. 2013
    ..Indeed, these results suggest that the achievement of further measles reduction or elimination goals is likely to require programmatic and vaccine coverage goals that are tailored to local demographic conditions. ..
  3. pmc Rural-urban gradient in seasonal forcing of measles transmission in Niger
    Matthew J Ferrari
    The Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:2775-82. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimation and inference of R0 of an infectious pathogen by a removal method
    Matthew J Ferrari
    IGDP in Ecology, 501 ASI Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Math Biosci 198:14-26. 2005
    ..We illustrate the performance of the estimators on both simulated data and real epidemics. Lastly, we discuss methods to address data collected with observation error...
  5. doi request reprint Episodic outbreaks bias estimates of age-specific force of infection: a corrected method using measles as an example
    M J Ferrari
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Penn State University, PA 16802, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 138:108-16. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The dynamics of measles in sub-Saharan Africa
    Matthew J Ferrari
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Nature 451:679-84. 2008
    ..Such erratic dynamics emphasize the importance both of control strategies that address build-up of susceptible individuals and efforts to mitigate the impact of large outbreaks when they occur...
  7. pmc Network frailty and the geometry of herd immunity
    Matthew J Ferrari
    IGDP in Ecology, 501 ASI Building, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2743-8. 2006
    ..The result is that immunization due to prior epidemics can provide greater community protection than random vaccination on networks with heterogeneous contact patterns, while the reverse is true for highly structured populations...
  8. ncbi request reprint A gravity model for the spread of a pollinator-borne plant pathogen
    Matthew J Ferrari
    Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am Nat 168:294-303. 2006
    ..The results highlight the importance of active vector foraging in generating spatial patterns of disease incidence and for pathogen-mediated selection for floral traits...
  9. pmc Global patterns in seasonal activity of influenza A/H3N2, A/H1N1, and B from 1997 to 2005: viral coexistence and latitudinal gradients
    Brian S Finkelman
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, Eberly College of Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e1296. 2007
    ..These findings highlight the need for more countries to conduct year-round viral surveillance and report reliable incidence data at the type and subtype level, especially in the Tropics...
  10. doi request reprint Pollinator Behavior Mediates Negative Interactions between Two Congeneric Invasive Plant Species
    Suann Yang
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am Nat 177:110-8. 2011
    ..Overall, the dependence of pollinator behavior on patch size, spacing between plants, and patch composition can lead to pollinator-mediated plant interactions that range from facilitative to competitive...
  11. pmc Indirect costs of a nontarget pathogen mitigate the direct benefits of a virus-resistant transgene in wild Cucurbita
    Miruna A Sasu
    Department of Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics and Center for Chemical Ecology, 208 Mueller Lab, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:19067-71. 2009
    ..This indirect cost of the VRT (mediated by a nontarget herbivore and pathogen) mitigated the overall beneficial effect of the VRT on fitness...