Journal article

Modelling hepatitis C transmission over a social network of injecting drug users

DA Rolls, G Daraganova, R Sacks-Davis, M Hellard, R Jenkinson, E McBryde, PE Pattison, GL Robins

Journal of Theoretical Biology | ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2012

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council (ARC)


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors are grateful to the field workers who collected the data that made this study possible. The authors wish to thank Jodie McVernon and James McCaw for providing useful advice and providing helpful computing resources, Campbell Aitken for useful comments on hepatitis C and data collection for the Melbourne study, and Justin Denholm for background on the presentation and treatment of HCV. The authors also appreciate the support of the Australian Research Council (ARC) (Grant DP 0987730) and the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (project 331312, capacity building Grant 358425, a senior research fellowship and a Ph.D. research scholarship) which funded portions of this work.