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McGurnaghan, S.J., Brierley, L., Caparrotta, T.M., McKeigue, P.M., Blackbourn, L.A.K., Wild, S.H., Leese, G., McCrimmon, R.J., McKnight, J.A., Pearson, E.R., Petrie, J.R., Sattar, N. and Colhoun, H.M.  (2019) The effect of dapagliflozin on glycaemic control and other cardiovascular disease risk factors in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients: a real-world observational study. Diabetologia, 62, 621-632.

Woolhouse, M.E.J. and Brierley, L. (2018) Epidemiological characteristics of human-infective RNA virusesScientific Data, 5, 180017.

Woolhouse, M.E.J., Brierley, L., McCaffery, C., and Lycett, S. (2016) Assessing the epidemic potential of RNA and DNA viruses. Emerging Infectious Diseases 22, 2037-2044.

Brierley, L., Vonhof, M.J., Olival, K.J., Daszak, P. and Jones, K.E. (2016) Quantifying global drivers of zoonotic bat viruses: a process-based perspective. The American Naturalist 187, E53-E64.

Woolhouse, M.E.J., Adair, K. and Brierley, L. (2013) RNA viruses: a case study of the biology of emerging infectious diseases. Microbiology Spectrum 1, OH-0001-2012.

Other publications

Grace, D., Mutua, F., Ochungo, P., Kruska, R., Jones, K., Brierley, L., Lapar, L., Said, M., Herrero, M., Phuc, P.M., Thao, N.B., Akuku, I. and Ogutu, F. (2012) Mapping of poverty and likely zoonoses hotspots. Zoonoses Project 4. Report to the UK Department for International Development. Nairobi, Kenya: ILRI.


Brierley, L., Pedersen, A.B., and Woolhouse, M.E.J. (in review). Tissue tropism and transmission ecology predict virulence of human RNA viruses. Unrefereed preprint:

Media Coverage

Assessing the epidemic potential of RNA and DNA viruses:
BBC NewsThe TimesDaily Mail; Herald ScotlandNational ScotlandAOLHuffington Post

Quantifying global drivers of zoonotic bat viruses: a process-based perspective:
ScienceThe Economist; Discovery NewsSciDev.NetNational Public RadioReutersHerald ScotlandHuffington PostInternational Business Times; The Australian; Straits TimesUPIGizmodoIFL [NOR]; Africa Health;; BBC Radio Scotland Newsdrive interview (broadcast 5/1/16); SciDev.Net podcastaccompanying blog piece via STEPS Centre.