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Lydia Bourouiba, Ph.D.


Investigating Hydrocephalus Shunt Obstruction by Simulating Shunt Flow Patterns
Full Time, 06/01/17 - 08/31/17

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  1. Lee S, Kwok N, Holsapple J, Heldt T, Bourouiba L. Enhanced wall shear stress prevents obstruction by astrocytes in ventricular catheters. J R Soc Interface. 2020 Jul; 17(168):20190884. PMID: 32603649.
  2. Bahl P, Doolan C, de Silva C, Chughtai AA, Bourouiba L, MacIntyre CR. Airborne or droplet precautions for health workers treating COVID-19? J Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 16. PMID: 32301491.
  3. Bourouiba L. Turbulent Gas Clouds and Respiratory Pathogen Emissions: Potential Implications for Reducing Transmission of COVID-19. JAMA. 2020 Mar 26. PMID: 32215590.
  4. Poulain S, Bourouiba L. Biosurfactants Change the Thinning of Contaminated Bubbles at Bacteria-Laden Water Interfaces. Phys Rev Lett. 2018 Nov 16; 121(20):204502. PMID: 30500232.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Cells
  5. Wang Y, Dandekar R, Bustos N, Poulain S, Bourouiba L. Universal Rim Thickness in Unsteady Sheet Fragmentation. Phys Rev Lett. 2018 May 18; 120(20):204503. PMID: 29864348.
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  6. Majumder MS, Brownstein JS, Finkelstein SN, Larson RC, Bourouiba L. Nosocomial amplification of MERS-coronavirus in South Korea, 2015. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2017 06 01; 111(6):261-269. PMID: 29044371.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  7. Bourouiba L. IMAGES IN CLINICAL MEDICINE. A Sneeze. N Engl J Med. 2016 Aug 25; 375(8):e15. PMID: 27557321.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Scharfman BE, Techet AH, Bush JWM, Bourouiba L. Visualization of sneeze ejecta: steps of fluid fragmentation leading to respiratory droplets. Exp Fluids. 2016; 57(2):24. PMID: 32214638.
  9. Gilet T, Bourouiba L. Fluid fragmentation shapes rain-induced foliar disease transmission. J R Soc Interface. 2015 Mar 06; 12(104):20141092. PMID: 25652459.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  10. Weitz JS, Stock CA, Wilhelm SW, Bourouiba L, Coleman ML, Buchan A, Follows MJ, Fuhrman JA, Jover LF, Lennon JT, Middelboe M, Sonderegger DL, Suttle CA, Taylor BP, Frede Thingstad T, Wilson WH, Eric Wommack K. A multitrophic model to quantify the effects of marine viruses on microbial food webs and ecosystem processes. ISME J. 2015 Jun; 9(6):1352-64. PMID: 25635642.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  11. Gilet T, Bourouiba L. Rain-induced ejection of pathogens from leaves: revisiting the hypothesis of splash-on-film using high-speed visualization. Integr Comp Biol. 2014 Dec; 54(6):974-84. PMID: 25326426.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    
  12. Bourouiba L, Hu DL, Levy R. Surface-tension phenomena in organismal biology: an introduction to the symposium. Integr Comp Biol. 2014 Dec; 54(6):955-8. PMID: 25260664.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  13. Walls PL, Bird JC, Bourouiba L. Moving with bubbles: a review of the interactions between bubbles and the microorganisms that surround them. Integr Comp Biol. 2014 Dec; 54(6):1014-25. PMID: 25096288.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  14. Browne CJ, Smith RJ, Bourouiba L. From regional pulse vaccination to global disease eradication: insights from a mathematical model of poliomyelitis. J Math Biol. 2015 Jul; 71(1):215-53. PMID: 25074277.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  15. Bourouiba L, Teslya A, Wu J. Highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak mitigated by seasonal low pathogenic strains: insights from dynamic modeling. J Theor Biol. 2011 Feb 21; 271(1):181-201. PMID: 21146544.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  16. Bourouiba L, Wu J, Newman S, Takekawa J, Natdorj T, Batbayar N, Bishop CM, Hawkes LA, Butler PJ, Wikelski M. Spatial dynamics of bar-headed geese migration in the context of H5N1. J R Soc Interface. 2010 Nov 06; 7(52):1627-39. PMID: 20472636.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  17. Bourouiba L. Discreteness and resolution effects in rapidly rotating turbulence. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2008 Nov; 78(5 Pt 2):056309. PMID: 19113218.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.