Marc Lipsitch

Marc Lipsitch

Professor of Epidemiology
Director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics
Associate Director of the Interdisciplinary Concentration in Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Marc Lipsitch

Research Interests

Transmission dynamics and within-host population biology of infectious disease.

Related Publications

Lipsitch M, Plotkin JB, Simonsen L, Bloom B. Evolution, safety, and highly pathogenic influenza viruses. Science. 2012 Jun 22;336(6088):1529-31. PubMed PMID: 22723411.

Grad YH, Miller JC, Lipsitch M. Cholera modeling: challenges to quantitative analysis and predicting the impact of interventions. Epidemiology. 2012 Jul;23(4):523-30. PubMed PMID: 22659546; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3380087.

Pitzer VE, Burgner D, Viboud C, Simonsen L, Andreasen V, Steiner CA, Lipsitch M. Modelling seasonal variations in the age and incidence of Kawasaki disease to explore possible infectious aetiologies. Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Jul 22;279(1739):2736-43. Epub 2012 Mar 7. PubMed PMID: 22398170; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3367771.

Grad YH, Lipsitch M, Feldgarden M, Arachchi HM, Cerqueira GC, Fitzgerald M, Godfrey P, Haas BJ, Murphy CI, Russ C, Sykes S, Walker BJ, Wortman JR, Young S, Zeng Q, Abouelleil A, Bochicchio J, Chauvin S, Desmet T, Gujja S, McCowan C, Montmayeur A, Steelman S, Frimodt-M├©ller J, Petersen AM, Struve C, Krogfelt KA, Bingen E, Weill FX, Lander ES, Nusbaum C, Birren BW, Hung DT, Hanage WP. Genomic epidemiology of the Escherichia coli O104:H4 outbreaks in Europe, 2011. Proc Natl
Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Feb 21;109(8):3065-70. Epub 2012 Feb 6. Erratum in: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Apr 3;109(14):5547. PubMed PMID: 22315421; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC3286951.

Cobey S, Lipsitch M. Niche and neutral effects of acquired immunity permit coexistence of pneumococcal serotypes. Science. 2012 Mar 16;335(6074):1376-80. Epub 2012 Mar 1. PubMed PMID: 22383809; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3341938.

Absolute Humidity and the Seasonal Onset of Influenza in the Continental United States. (2010)


HSPH Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics

Contact Information

Kresge 506-G, 677 Huntington Ave.

Research Areas

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