Timothy C Reluga


Affiliation: Yale University School of Medicine
Country: USA


  1. Reluga T, Medlock J, Perelson A. Backward bifurcations and multiple equilibria in epidemic models with structured immunity. J Theor Biol. 2008;252:155-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Neutralizing antibody titer data for measles are used to demonstrate the biological application of our theory. ..
  2. Reluga T, Shim E. Population viscosity suppresses disease emergence by preserving local herd immunity. Proc Biol Sci. 2014;281:20141901 pubmed publisher
    ..Our theory of bridge communities may help guide prevention and explain historical emergence events, where disruption of stable economic, political or demographic processes reduced population viscosity at ecological interfaces. ..
  3. Reluga T. The importance of being atomic: Ecological invasions as random walks instead of waves. Theor Popul Biol. 2016;112:157-169 pubmed publisher
    ..The paper concludes with a classification of invasion dynamics based on dispersal kernel tails. ..
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    Reluga T, Bauch C, Galvani A. Evolving public perceptions and stability in vaccine uptake. Math Biosci. 2006;204:185-98 pubmed
    ..This research illustrates the importance of applying temporal models to an inherently temporal situation, namely, the time evolution of vaccine coverage in an informed population with a voluntary vaccination policy. ..
  5. Reluga T. Game theory of social distancing in response to an epidemic. PLoS Comput Biol. 2010;6:e1000793 pubmed publisher
    ..We also show how the window of opportunity for vaccine development lengthens as the efficiency of social distancing and detection improve. ..