Dr Moritz Kraemer

Research Interests

I investigate the spatial dynamics of infectious diseases and their vectors. I mostly apply and develop mechanistic stochastic modelling frameworks in order to understand their invasion process. My aim is to integrate genetic data in such analyses.

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Selected Publications

Kraemer MUG, Faria NR, Reiner Jr RC, Golding N, Nikolay, B, Johansson MA, Salje H, Faye O, Wint GRW, Niedrig M, Shearer FM, Hill SC, Bisanzi D, Nax HH, Pradelski BS, Murphy NR, Bogoch II, Khan K, Brownstein JS, Tatem AJ, de Oliveira T, Smith DL, Sall A, Pybus OG, Hay SI, Cauchemez S (2017) Spread of yellow fever virus outbreak in Angola and the Democratic Republic Congo 2015-2016. Lancet Infectious Diseases 17:330-38 

Faria NR, Azevedo RD, Kraemer MUG, Souza R, Cunha MS, Hill SC, Thézé J, Bonsall MB, Bowden TA, Rissanen I, Rocco IM, Nogueira JS, Maeda AY, Vasami FG, Macedo FL, Suzuki A, Rodrigues SG, Cruz AC, Nunes BT, Medeiros DB, Rodrigues DS, Nunes Queiroz AL, Silva EV, Henriques DF, Travassos da Rosa ES, de Oliveira CS, Martins LC, Vasconcelos HB, Casseb LM, Simith DB, Messina JP, Abade L, Lourenço J, Alcantara LC, Lima MM, Giovanetti M, Hay SI, de Oliveira RS, Lemos PD, Oliveira LF, de Lima CP, da Silva SP, Vasconcelos JM, Franco L, Cardoso JF, Vianez-Junior JL, Mir D, Bello G, Delatorre E, Khan K, Creatore M, Coelho GE, de Oliveira WK, Tesh R, Pybus OG*, Nunes MR*, Vasconcelos PF* (2016) Zika virus in the Americas: early epidemiological and genetic findings. Science 352:345-9

Nunes MR, Faria NR, de Vasconcelos JM, Golding N, Kraemer MUG, de Oliveira LF, Socorro R, Vieira EP, Coelho GE, Goncalves Vianez JL, Cardoso JF, Tesh RB, Hay SI, Pybus OG*, Vasconcelos PF* (2015) Emergence and potential for spread of Chikungunya virus in Brazil. BMC Medicine 13:102

Kraemer MUG, S. I. Hay, D. M. Pigott, D. L. Smith, G. R. W. Wint, N. Golding. 2015. Progress and challenges in infectious disease cartography. Trends in Parasitology 32:19–29

Kraemer, M. U. G., M. Sinka, K. Duda, A. Mylne, F. Shearer, C. Barker, C. Moore, R. Carvalho, G. Coelho, W. Van Bortel, G. Hendrickx, F. Schaffner, I. Elyazar, H. Teng, O. Brady, J. Messina, D. Pigott, T. Scott, D. Smith, G. Wint, N. Golding, S. Hay. 2015. The global distribution of the arbovirus vectors Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus. eLife 4:e08347

Kraemer, M. U. G., M. E. Sinka, K. A. Duda, A. Mylne, F. M. Shearer, O. J. Brady, J. P. Messina, C. M. Barker, C. G. Moore, R. G. Carvalho, G. E. Coelho, W. Van Bortel, G. Hendrickx, F. Schaffner, G. R. W. Wint, I. R. F. Elyazar, H.-J. Teng, S. I. Hay. 2015. The global compendium of Aedes aegypti and Ae . albopictus occurrence. Scientific Data 2:150035

Nsoesie, E. O.*, M. U. G. Kraemer*, N. Golding, D. M. Pigott, O. J. Brady, C. L. Moyes, M. A. Johansson, P. W. Gething, R. Velayudhan, K. Khan, S. I. Hay, J.S. Brownstein. 2015. Global distribution and environmental suitability for chikungunya virus, 1952 to 2015. Eurosurveillance 21:30234

Bogoch, I. I.*, O. J. Brady*, M. U. G. Kraemer*, M. German, M. I. Creatore, S. Brent, A. Watts, S. I. Hay, and K. Khan. 2016. Potential for Zika virus introduction and transmission in resource limited countries in Africa and Asia-Pacific: a modelling study. Lancet Infectious Diseases In press

Messina, J. P., M. U. G. Kraemer, O. J. Brady, D. M. Pigott, F. M. Shearer, D. J. Weiss, N. Golding, C. W. Ruktanonchai, K. Khan, A. J. Tatem, T. Jaenisch, C. J. L. Murray, F. Marinho, T. W. Scott, S. I. Hay. 2016. Mapping global environmental suitability for Zika virus. eLife 5:e15272

Kraemer, M. U. G., T. A. Perkins, D. A. T. Cummings, R. Zakar, S. I. Hay, D. L. Smith, R. C. Reiner. 2015. Big city, small world: density, contact rates, and transmission of dengue across Pakistan. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 12:20150468

Brady, O. J., N. Golding, D. M. Pigott, M. U. G. Kraemer, J. P. Messina, R. C. Reiner, T. W. Scott, D. L. Smith, P. W. Gething, S. I. Hay. 2014. Global temperature constraints on Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus persistence and competence for dengue virus transmission. Parasites & Vectors 7:338

Bogoch, I. I., O. J. Brady, M. U. G. Kraemer, M. German, M. I. Creatore, M. A. Kulkarni, J. S. Brownstein, S. R. Mekaru, S. I. Hay, E. Groot, A. Watts, K. Khan. 2016. Anticipating the international spread of Zika virus from Brazil. The Lancet387:335–336

Rocklöv, J.*, M. Brandon*, B. Sudre*, M. German*, M. U. G. Kraemer, O. Brady, I. I. Bogoch, J. Liu-helmersson, A. Wilder-smith, J. C. Semenza, M. Ong, K. Kaasik, K. Khan. 2016. Assessing Seasonal Risks for the Introduction and Mosquito-borne Spread of Zika Virus in Europe. EBIOM 9:2050-256

Messina, J. P., O. J. Brady, N. Golding, D. M. Pigott, M. U. G. Kraemer, T. W. Scott, G. R. W. Wint, D. L. Smith, S. I. Hay. 2015. The many projected futures of dengue. Nature Reviews Microbiology 13:2030-9

Pigott, D. M., N. Golding, A. Mylne, Z. Huang, A. J. Henry, D. J. Weiss, J. Oliver, M. U. G. Kraemer, D. L. Smith, C. L. Moyes, S. Bhatt, P. W. Gething, P. W. Horby, I. I. Bogoch, J. S. Brownstein, S. R. Mekaru, A. J. Tatem, and S. I. Hay. 2014. Mapping the zoonotic niche of Ebola virus disease in Africa. eLife3:e04395