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Mathematical Modeling of Infectious Diseases


D. Gurarie, C.H. King  and X. Wang, 2010, A new approach to modelling schistosomiasis transmission based on stratified worm burden, ParasitologyVolume 137Issue 13 , pp 1951 -1965 (pdf)

D. Gurarie, E. Seto, 2008, Connectivity Sustains Disease Transmission in Environments with Low Potential for Endemicity: Modeling Schistosomiasis with Hydrologic and Social Connectivities, Journal of the Royal Society Interface,  doi: 10.1098/​rsif.2008.0265

D. Gurarie, C. King, 2008, Age- and risk-targeted control of schistosomiasis–associated morbidity among children and adult age groups, The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 1, 21-30, doi: 10.2174/1874315300801010021

D. Gurarie, F. E. McKenzie, 2007, A stochastic model of immune-modulated malaria infection and disease in children, Math. Bio Sci., 210,  2, 576-597 

D. Gurarie, F. E. McKenzie, 2006, Dynamics of immune response and drug resistance in malaria infection, Malaria J. 5: 8, doi:10.1186/1475-2875-5-86

D. Gurarie, 2007, Evolution of malaria virulence in cross-generation transmission through selective immune pressure, Nature Precedings

D. Gurarie, C. H. King, P. A. Zimmerman, 2006, Dynamic regulation of single- and mixed-species malaria infection: Insights to specific and non-specific mechanisms of control, J. Theor. Biol., , 240: 185–199

D. Gurarie, C.H. King, 2005, Heterogeneous model of schistosomiasis transmission and long-term control: the combined influence of spatial variation and age-dependent factors on optimal allocation of drug therapy, Parasitology, 130, 49-65.

Supplementary materials

  1. Mathematica notebooks for "A sub-microscopic gametocyte reservoir can sustain malaria transmission" by S. Karl, D. Gurarie et al

1) High transmision.nb

2) Low transmission.nb

2. Mathematica notebook data file for "Mathematical Modeling of malaria infection with innate and adaptive immunity in individuals and agent-based communities", by D. Gurarie, S. Karl, et al


·         Immune regulation of malaria infection: model calibration and Agent-Based Communities, ICOPA 2010

·         Modeling Schistosomiasis transmission and control in distributed, seasonal environment. UFBA (Brazil) 2008: pdf

·         In-Host models of Malaria and Individual Based Community Transmission (ASTMH 2007): pdf

·         Age-targeted control strategies for schistosomiasis-associated morbidity and childhood developmental impairment, ICOPA 2006, ppt

·         Dynamic regulation of single- and mixed-species malaria infections, ASTMH 2005: ppt

·         Modeling transmission of infection in a distributed heterogeneous environment: Schistosomiasis control, ShowCase Poster, 2004, pdf

·         Modeling ecology and environment in schistosomiasis transmission and control, NSF/ EID, 2004, ppt

·         Infectious pathogens with complex life cycle: Transmission and control of Schistosomiasis in distributed, heterogeneous environment, CWRU, 2004, ppt

·         A heterogeneous model of schistosome transmission for distributed populations, NSF-NIH Meeting on EID (Ecology of infectious diseases), 2003, poster: pdf