Lawrence M Wein

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Analyzing a bioterror attack on the food supply: the case of botulinum toxin in milk
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business and Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:9984-9. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Analyzing evacuation versus shelter-in-place strategies after a terrorist nuclear detonation
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Risk Anal 30:1315-27. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Assessing screening policies for childhood obesity
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1437-43. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of public health interventions for Anthrax: a report to the secretary's council on Public Health Preparedness
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:348-56. 2005
  5. pmc Emergency response to an anthrax attack
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5015, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:4346-51. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Assessing infection control measures for pandemic influenza
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Risk Anal 29:949-62. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Analyzing the homeland security of the U.S.-Mexico border
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Risk Anal 29:699-713. 2009
  8. pmc Using fingerprint image quality to improve the identification performance of the U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:7772-5. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Optimal stopping analysis of a radiation detection system to protect cities from a nuclear terrorist attack
    Michael P Atkinson
    Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Risk Anal 28:353-71. 2008
  10. pmc HEPA/vaccine plan for indoor anthrax remediation
    Lawrence M Wein
    Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:69-76. 2005

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Analyzing a bioterror attack on the food supply: the case of botulinum toxin in milk
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business and Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:9984-9. 2005
    ..Investigation of improving the toxin inactivation rate of heat pasteurization without sacrificing taste or nutrition is warranted...
  2. doi request reprint Analyzing evacuation versus shelter-in-place strategies after a terrorist nuclear detonation
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Risk Anal 30:1315-27. 2010
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  3. doi request reprint Assessing screening policies for childhood obesity
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1437-43. 2012
    ..The optimal policy treats mostly 16-year olds and few children under age 14. Our results suggest that adult disease is minimized by focusing childhood obesity screening and treatment on older adolescents...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of public health interventions for Anthrax: a report to the secretary's council on Public Health Preparedness
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:348-56. 2005
    ..Our results highlight the primary importance of rapid antibiotic distribution and lead us to argue for ensuring post-attack surge capacity to rapidly produce enough anthrax vaccine for an additional 100 million people...
  5. pmc Emergency response to an anthrax attack
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5015, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:4346-51. 2003
    ..The use of prioritization (based on disease stage andor age) at both queues, and the development and deployment of modestly rapid and sensitive biosensors, while helpful, produce only second-order improvements...
  6. doi request reprint Assessing infection control measures for pandemic influenza
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Risk Anal 29:949-62. 2009
    ..Surgical masks with a device (e.g., nylon hosiery) to reduce face-seal leakage are a reasonable alternative to N95 respirators if the latter are in short supply...
  7. doi request reprint Analyzing the homeland security of the U.S.-Mexico border
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Risk Anal 29:699-713. 2009
    ..We also investigate the alternative objective function of minimizing the flow of illegal aliens across the U.S.-Mexico border, and obtain qualitatively similar results...
  8. pmc Using fingerprint image quality to improve the identification performance of the U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program
    Lawrence M Wein
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:7772-5. 2005
    ..S. biometric program. The detection probabilities during visa application are approximately 11-22% smaller than at ports of entry for all three strategies, but the same qualitative conclusions hold...
  9. doi request reprint Optimal stopping analysis of a radiation detection system to protect cities from a nuclear terrorist attack
    Michael P Atkinson
    Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Risk Anal 28:353-71. 2008
    ..We find that sensors can act as a deterrent in some cases, and that the government prefers the outer wall topology unless the sensors have a very low detection probability and the budget is tight (so that they are sparsely deployed)...
  10. pmc HEPA/vaccine plan for indoor anthrax remediation
    Lawrence M Wein
    Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:69-76. 2005
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  11. doi request reprint Quantifying the routes of transmission for pandemic influenza
    Michael P Atkinson
    Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Bull Math Biol 70:820-67. 2008
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  12. pmc Ready-to-use food-allocation policy to reduce the effects of childhood undernutrition in developing countries
    Yan Yang
    Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:4545-50. 2013
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Using spatial, temporal and evidence-status data to improve ballistic imaging performance
    Yan Yang
    Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 94305
    J Forensic Sci 59:103-11. 2014
    ..931 to 0.987 and from 0.707 to 0.844, respectively. These improvements are achieved by favoring pairs of images that are closer together in space and time. ..
  14. pmc Analyzing the control of mosquito-borne diseases by a dominant lethal genetic system
    Michael P Atkinson
    Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering and Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:9540-5. 2007
    ..We also construct a policy that achieves an exponential decay in the female mosquito population; this policy releases approximately the same number of mosquitoes as the proportional policy but achieves eradication nearly twice as fast...
  15. ncbi request reprint Modeling and analysis of protein design under resource constraints
    Yuval Nov
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Comput Biol 12:247-82. 2005
    ..Analytical and simulation results allow us to assess the utility of the proposed design strategies for various parameter regimes...
  16. doi request reprint A novel allocation strategy for blood transfusions: investigating the tradeoff between the age and availability of transfused blood
    Michael P Atkinson
    Operations Research Department, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, USA
    Transfusion 52:108-17. 2012
    ..Recent studies show that transfusing older blood may lead to increased mortality. This raises the issue of whether transfusing fresher blood can be achieved without jeopardizing blood availability...
  17. ncbi request reprint Analyzing bioterror response logistics: the case of smallpox
    Edward H Kaplan
    Yale School of Management, and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, Box 208200, New Haven, CT 06520 8200, USA
    Math Biosci 185:33-72. 2003
    ..We also derive approximate thresholds for initially controlling the epidemic for more general interventions that include imperfect vaccination and quarantine...
  18. ncbi request reprint Smallpox bioterror response
    Edward H Kaplan
    Science 300:1503-4; author reply 1503-4. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Smallpox eradication in West and Central Africa: surveillance-containment or herd immunity?
    Edward H Kaplan
    Yale School of Management, and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Epidemiology 14:90-2. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint A mathematical model of the impact of infused targeted cytotoxic agents on brain tumours: implications for detection, design and delivery
    Lawrence M Wein
    Sloan School of Management, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02142 1347, USA
    Cell Prolif 35:343-61. 2002
    ..In contrast, the tumour cure probability is less sensitive to a longer infusion duration and enhancements in drug potency and drug specificity...
  21. pmc Emergency response to a smallpox attack: the case for mass vaccination
    Edward H Kaplan
    Yale University School of Management, and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8200, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:10935-40. 2002
    ....