Dr Adam Kucharski MMath PhD
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My research focuses on the dynamics of infectious diseases, particularly emerging infections. This work is funded by an MRC Career Development Award in Biostatistics. Prior to my current position, I was a postdoc at Imperial College London. I have a degree in mathematics from the University of Warwick and a PhD in applied mathematics from the University of Cambridge.
I am interested in how social behaviour and immunity shape disease transmission, and how knowledge of such processes can enhance surveillance and control measures. My work covers emerging infections – such as monkeypox, Ebola and Zika – as well as established infections like seasonal influenza and dengue fever.
- Mathematical modelling
Disease and Health Conditions
- Emerging Infectious Disease
- Zoonotic disease
Estimating the Life Course of Influenza A(H3N2) Antibody Responses from Cross-Sectional Data.
Kucharski, A.J. ; Lessler, J. ; Read, J.M. ; Zhu, H. ; Jiang, C.Q. ; Guan, Y. ; Cummings, D.A. ; Riley, S. ;
PLoS Biol, 2015; 13(3):e1002082
Characterizing the Transmission Potential of Zoonotic Infections from Minor Outbreaks.
Kucharski, A.J. ; Edmunds, W.J. ;
PLoS Comput Biol, 2015; 11(4):e1004154
Measuring the impact of Ebola control measures in Sierra Leone.
Kucharski, A.J.; Camacho, A.; Flasche, S.; Glover, R.E.; Edmunds, W.J.; Funk, S.;
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2015; 112(46):14366-71
The contribution of social behaviour to the transmission of influenza a in a human population.
Kucharski, A.J. ; Kwok, K.O. ; Wei, V.W. ; Cowling, B.J. ; Read, J.M. ; Lessler, J. ; Cummings, D.A. ; Riley, S. ;
PLoS Pathog, 2014; 10(6):e1004206
Case fatality rate for Ebola virus disease in west Africa.
Kucharski, A.J.; Edmunds, W.J.;
Lancet, 2014; 384(9950):1260
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