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Katherine Atkins

BSc MRes PhD

Associate Professor
of Infectious Disease Modelling

Room
104

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

2013-2014 Associate Research Scientist, Yale University (School of Public Health)

2010-2013 Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University (School of Public Health)

2006-2010 PhD, University of Edinburgh (Biology)

2005-2006 MRes, University of York (Mathematical Biology)

2000-2004 BSc, University of Edinburgh (Mathematics)

Affiliations

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Centres

Centre for the Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases (CMMID)
Vaccine Centre

Teaching

Introduction to Infectious Disease Modelling (MSc)
Introduction to Infectious Disease Modelling (Short Course) 

Research

Research Area
Economic evaluation
Health policy
Infectious disease policy
Public health
Trypanosomes
Vaccines
Disease control
Immunisation
Vector control
Modelling
Discipline
Epidemiology
Mathematical modelling
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Influenza
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Vector borne disease
Region
Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Inferring the multiplicity of founder variants initiating HIV-1 infection: a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis
Baxter J; Langhorne S; Shi T; Tully D; Villabona-Arenas CJ; Hué S; Albert J; Brown AL; Atkins K
2021
Drug resistance mutations in HIV: new bioinformatics approaches and challenges.
Blassel L; Zhukova A; Villabona-Arenas CJ; Atkins KE; Hué S; Gascuel O
2021
Current opinion in virology
Modeling the effect of vaccination on selection for antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumonia e.
Davies NG; Flasche S; Jit M; Atkins KE
2021
Science translational medicine
Contact tracing is an imperfect tool for controlling COVID-19 transmission and relies on population adherence.
Davis EL; Lucas TCD; Borlase A; Pollington TM; Abbott S; Ayabina D; Crellen T; Hellewell J; Pi L; CMMID COVID-19 Working Group
2021
Nature communications
The potential for vaccination-induced herd immunity against the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 variant.
Hodgson D; Flasche S; Jit M; Kucharski AJ; CMMID COVID-19 Working Group; Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Disease (CMMID)
2021
Eurosurveillance
Estimating the impact of reopening schools on the reproduction number of SARS-CoV-2 in England, using weekly contact survey data.
Munday JD; Jarvis CI; Gimma A; Wong KLM; van Zandvoort K; CMMID COVID-19 Working Group; Funk S; Edmunds WJ
2021
BMC medicine
SARS-CoV-2 infection risk during delivery of childhood vaccination campaigns: a modelling study.
Procter SR; Abbas K; Flasche S; Griffiths U; Hagedorn B; O'Reilly KM; CMMID COVID-19 Working Group; Jit M
2021
BMC Medicine
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