Virginia E Pitzer

Summary

Affiliation: Princeton University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Modeling rotavirus strain dynamics in developed countries to understand the potential impact of vaccination on genotype distributions
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:19353-8. 2011
  2. pmc Modelling seasonal variations in the age and incidence of Kawasaki disease to explore possible infectious aetiologies
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:2736-43. 2012
  3. pmc Influence of birth rates and transmission rates on the global seasonality of rotavirus incidence
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    J R Soc Interface 8:1584-93. 2011
  4. pmc Direct and indirect effects of rotavirus vaccination: comparing predictions from transmission dynamic models
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e42320. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Global seasonality of rotavirus disease
    Manish M Patel
    National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:e134-47. 2013
  6. pmc Exploring the relationship between incidence and the average age of infection during seasonal epidemics
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Theor Biol 260:175-85. 2009
  7. pmc Epidemic dynamics at the human-animal interface
    James O Lloyd-Smith
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Science 326:1362-7. 2009

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Modeling rotavirus strain dynamics in developed countries to understand the potential impact of vaccination on genotype distributions
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:19353-8. 2011
    ..Better understanding of homotypic vs. heterotypic immunity, both natural and vaccine-induced, will be critical in predicting the impact of vaccination...
  2. pmc Modelling seasonal variations in the age and incidence of Kawasaki disease to explore possible infectious aetiologies
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:2736-43. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Influence of birth rates and transmission rates on the global seasonality of rotavirus incidence
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    J R Soc Interface 8:1584-93. 2011
    ..While vaccination is expected to decrease the overall burden of disease, it may increase the degree of seasonal variation in the incidence of rotavirus in some settings...
  4. pmc Direct and indirect effects of rotavirus vaccination: comparing predictions from transmission dynamic models
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e42320. 2012
    ..Discrepancies among model predictions reflect uncertainties about age variation in the risk and reporting of RVGE, and the duration of natural and vaccine-induced immunity, highlighting important questions for future research...
  5. doi request reprint Global seasonality of rotavirus disease
    Manish M Patel
    National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:e134-47. 2013
    ..We sought to establish global seasonal patterns of rotavirus disease before the introduction of widespread vaccination...
  6. pmc Exploring the relationship between incidence and the average age of infection during seasonal epidemics
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Theor Biol 260:175-85. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Epidemic dynamics at the human-animal interface
    James O Lloyd-Smith
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Science 326:1362-7. 2009
    ..Progress in understanding and combating zoonoses requires a new generation of models that addresses a broader set of pathogen life histories and integrates across host species and scientific disciplines...