Dowd, JB., Rotondi V, Adriano L, Brazel DM, Block P, Ding X, Liu Y and Mills MC (2020).
Demographic science aids in understanding the spread and fatality rates of COVID-19." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2004911117
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Block, P, Hoffman M, Raabe IJ, Dowd JB, Rahal C, Kashyap R and Mills MC) (2020). Social network-based distancing strategies to flatten the COVID 19 curve in a post-lockdown world. Nature Human Behavior https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-020-0898-6
Verhagen, M. D., Brazel, D. M., Dowd, JB., Kashnitsky, I., & Mills, M. (2020). Forecasting spatial, socioeconomic and demographic variation in COVID-19 health care demand
in England and Wale. https://osf.io/g8s96/osf.io/g8s96/
Rotondi, V, Andriano L, Dowd JB & Mills MC. (2020). Early evidence that social distancing and public health interventions flattened the COVID-19 curve in Italy. https://osf.io/preprints/wah4e
Hayward S, Dowd JB, Fletcher HA, Nellums L, Wurie F, Boccia D (2019). A systematic review of the
impact of psychosocial factors on immunity: implications for enhancing BCG response against tuberculosis.
Social Science and Medicine-Population Health
Renson A, Herd P, Dowd JB (2019). Sick Individuals and Sick (Microbial) Populations: Challenges in Epidemiology and the Microbiome. Annual Reviews of Public Health, in press
Bowyer, RCE, Jackson MA, Le Roy C, Lochlainn MN, Spector TJ, Dowd JB and Steves CJ (2019). Socioeconomic Status and the Gut Microbiome: a TwinsUK Cohort Study, Microorganisms 7 (1), 17
Schiffer L, Rimsha A, Shephard L, Ramos M, Geistlinger L, Hutternhower C, Dowd JB, Segata N, Waldron L. (2019). HMP16SData: Efficient Access to the Human Microbiome Project through Bioconductor, American Journal of Epidemiology
Courtin, E, Nafilyan V, Avendano M, Meneton P, Berkman L, Goldberg M, Zins M, Dowd JB (2018). Longer schooling but no better off? A quasi-experimental study of the effect of compulsory schooling on biomarkers in France. Social Science and Medicine.
Steptoe, A, Hiltl TJ, Dowd JB, Hamer M (2018). Socioeconomic status and central adiposity as determinants of stress-related biological responses relevant to cardiovascular disease risk. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, epub Nov 22.
Herd, P, Palloni A, Rey F, Dowd JB (2018). Social and population health science approaches to understand the human microbiome, Nature Human Behavior, epub Oct 22.
Dowd, JB and Renson A. (2018). “Under the skin” and into the Gut: Social Epidemiology of the Microbiome, Current Epidemiological Reviews, epub Sep 20
Dowd, JB, Fletcher HA, Boccia D (2018). Social determinants and BCG efficacy: a call for a socio-
biological approach to TB prevention, F1000Research, 2018
Renson A, Jones HE, Beghini F, Segata N, Zolnik C, Usyk M, Thorpe L, Burk R, Waldron L., Dowd JB (2017). Sociodemographic variation in the oral microbiome of a diverse sample of New Yorkers.
Pasolli, E., Schiffer, L., Renson, A., Obenchain, V., Manghi, P., Truong, D. T., . . .Dowd, JB, Huttenhower, C, Morgan, M, Segata, N, Waldron, L. (2017). Accessible, curated metagenomic data through ExperimentHub. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/103085, in press, Nature Methods
Aiello, AE, Jayabalasingham B, Simanek AM, Diez-Roux A, Feinstein L, Meier H, Needham BL, Seeman T, Dowd JB (2017). The impact of pathogen burden on leukocyte telomere length in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Epidemiology and Infection, epub Sept 17
Simanek, AM, Parry A, Dowd JB (2017). Differences in the Association Between Persistent Pathogens
and Mood Disorders Between Young- to Middle-Aged Women and Men in the U.S., Brain, Behavior,
and Immunity, epub Sep 28.
Dowd, JB, Bosch JA, Steptoe AS, Jayabalasingham B, Lin J, Yolken R, Aiello AE (2017). Persistent herpesvirus infections and telomere attrition over 3 years in the Whitehall II cohort, Journal of Infectious Disease, epub July 22, 2017.
Chang, VW, Alley DE, Dowd JB (2017). Trends in the Relationship of Obesity and Disability, 1988-2012, American Journal of Epidemiology, epub July 28, 2017.
Courtin, E, Dowd JB, Avendano M (2017). The Mental Health Benefits of Acquiring a Home in Older Age: A Fixed-Effects Analysis of Older Americans, in press, American Journal of Epidemiology
Meier, HS, Haan MN, Mendes de Leon CF, Simanek AM, Dowd JB, Aiello AE (2016). Early life socioeconomic status and immune response to persistent infections among elderly latinos, Social Science and Medicine, 166: 77-85
Aiello, AE, Feinstein L, Dowd JB, Pawalec G, Derhovanessian E, Galea S, Simanek AM (2016). Income and markers of immunological cellular aging in Detroit, Psychosomatic Medicine,67: 133-41.
Aiello, AE, Dowd JB, Jayabalasingham B, Feinstein L, Uddin M, Simanek AM, Cheng CK, Galea S Wildman D, Koenen K, Pawalec G. (2016). PTSD is associated with an increase in aged T cell phenotypes in adults living in Detroit, Psychoneuroendocrinology, 67 (133-141).
Zajacova, A, Dowd JB, Schoeni RF, Wallace R (2015). Employment and income losses among cancer survivors: Estimates from a national longitudinal survey of American families. Cancer, 121(24) 4425-4432.
Rector, JL, Dowd JB, Bosch JB et al (2015) Elevated HbA1c levels and the accumulation of differentiated T cells in CMV+ individuals. Diabetalogia, 1-10.
Dowd, JB and Hamoudi A (2014). Life Expectancy and Education, American Journal of Public Health, epub Nov 13.
Simanek, AM, Dowd JB, Zajacova A, Aiello AE. Unpacking the "Black Box" of Total Pathogen Burden: Is Number or Type of Pathogens Most Predictive of All-Cause Mortality in the U.S.? Epidemiology and Infection, 143(12) 2624-2634.
Dowd, JB and Hamoudi A (2014). Is life expectancy really falling for low SES groups? Lagged selection bias and artifactual trends in mortality, International Journal of Epidemiology, 43:4 983-988.
Dowd, JB and Zajacova A (2014). Long-term obesity and physical functioning in older Americans, International Journal of Obesity, epub July 31.
Dowd, JB, Palermo T, Chyu L, Adam E, McDade TW (2014). Race/ethnic and socioeconomic differences in stress and immune function in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (2014), Social Science and Medicine, 115:49-55.
Dowd, JB and Zajacova A (2014). Long-term obesity and cardiovascular, inflammatory, and metabolic risk in U.S. adults, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 46(6):578-84, epub May 6.
Tarter, KD, Simanek AM, Dowd JB, Aiello, AE (2014). Persistent Viral Pathogens and Cognitive Impairment across the Lifecourse in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 209(6): 837-844, Epub Nov 18 2013.
Hamoudi, A and Dowd JB, Housing wealth, psychological well-being and cognition in older Americans (2014). Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 69(2):253-262, Epub Dec 14 2013.
Dowd, JB, Palermo T, Brite J, McDade TW, Aiello AE (2013). Seroprevalence of Epstein-Barr Virus Infection in U.S. children ages 6-19, 2003-2010, PLoS One, epub May 22;8(5):e64921.
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