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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. Tofighi M, Asgary A, Tofighi G, Najafabadi MM, Arino J, Amiche A, Rahman A, McCarthy Z, Bragazzi NL, Thommes E, Coudeville L, Grunnill MD, Bourouiba L, Wu J. Estimating social contacts in mass gatherings for disease outbreak prevention and management: case of Hajj pilgrimage. Trop Dis Travel Med Vaccines. 2022 Sep 01; 8(1):19. PMID: 36045430; PMCID: PMC9433139.
  2. Bahl P, Doolan C, de Silva C, Chughtai AA, Bourouiba L, MacIntyre CR. Airborne or Droplet Precautions for Health Workers Treating Coronavirus Disease 2019? J Infect Dis. 2022 05 04; 225(9):1561-1568. PMID: 32301491; PMCID: PMC7184471.
    Citations: 169     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  3. Peng Z, Pineda Rojas AL, Kropff E, Bahnfleth W, Buonanno G, Dancer SJ, Kurnitski J, Li Y, Loomans MGLC, Marr LC, Morawska L, Nazaroff W, Noakes C, Querol X, Sekhar C, Tellier R, Greenhalgh T, Bourouiba L, Boerstra A, Tang JW, Miller SL, Jimenez JL. Correction to Practical Indicators for Risk of Airborne Transmission in Shared Indoor Environments and Their Application to COVID-19 Outbreaks. Environ Sci Technol. 2022 Mar 01; 56(5):3302-3303. PMID: 35156813.
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  4. Greenhalgh T, Peng Z, Jimenez JL, Bahnfleth W, Dancer SJ, Bourouiba L. Quantifying transmission risk of SARS-CoV-2 in different situations. BMJ. 2022 01 20; 376:o106. PMID: 35058231.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  5. Peng Z, Rojas ALP, Kropff E, Bahnfleth W, Buonanno G, Dancer SJ, Kurnitski J, Li Y, Loomans MGLC, Marr LC, Morawska L, Nazaroff W, Noakes C, Querol X, Sekhar C, Tellier R, Greenhalgh T, Bourouiba L, Boerstra A, Tang JW, Miller SL, Jimenez JL. Practical Indicators for Risk of Airborne Transmission in Shared Indoor Environments and Their Application to COVID-19 Outbreaks. Environ Sci Technol. 2022 01 18; 56(2):1125-1137. PMID: 34985868.
    Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  6. Randall K, Ewing ET, Marr LC, Jimenez JL, Bourouiba L. How did we get here: what are droplets and aerosols and how far do they go? A historical perspective on the transmission of respiratory infectious diseases. Interface Focus. 2021 Dec 06; 11(6):20210049. PMID: 34956601; PMCID: PMC8504878.
    Citations: 20     
  7. Krishnan RG, Cenci S, Bourouiba L. Mitigating bias in estimating epidemic severity due to heterogeneity of epidemic onset and data aggregation. Ann Epidemiol. 2022 01; 65:1-14. PMID: 34419601.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  8. Bourouiba L. Fluid Dynamics of Respiratory Infectious Diseases. Annu Rev Biomed Eng. 2021 07 13; 23:547-577. PMID: 34255991.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  9. Jones NR, Qureshi ZU, Temple RJ, Larwood JPJ, Greenhalgh T, Bourouiba L. Two metres or one: what is the evidence for physical distancing in covid-19? BMJ. 2020 08 25; 370:m3223. PMID: 32843355.
    Citations: 87     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  10. 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 07; 17(168):20190884. PMID: 32603649.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  11. Bourouiba L. Turbulent Gas Clouds and Respiratory Pathogen Emissions: Potential Implications for Reducing Transmission of COVID-19. JAMA. 2020 05 12; 323(18):1837-1838. PMID: 32215590.
    Citations: 419     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  12. 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: 6     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  13. 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.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  14. 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: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  15. Bourouiba L. IMAGES IN CLINICAL MEDICINE. A Sneeze. N Engl J Med. 2016 Aug 25; 375(8):e15. PMID: 27557321.
    Citations: 41     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. 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; PMCID: PMC7088075.
    Citations: 65     
  17. 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: 9     Fields:    
  18. 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; PMCID: PMC4438322.
    Citations: 65     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  19. 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: 7     Fields:    Translation:PHPublic Health
  20. 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
  21. 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: 11     Fields:    
  22. 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: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  23. 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: 4     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  24. 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: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  25. 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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