Elsa Hansen

Elsa Hansen

Assistant Research Professor - Read Lab

Bio

Evolution, transmission and management of drug-resistance. Improving treatment of infectious disease and cancer using mathematical models and optimal control theory.

Publication Tags

Neoplasms Therapeutics Pharmaceutical Preparations Ecology Cells Resistance Parasites Drugs Anti Bacterial Agents Drug Resistance Bacteria Cancer Daptomycin Malaria Population Pathogens Blood Drug Therapy Antimicrobial Agent Erythrocytes Mathematical Models Time Cell Enterococcus Faecium Tumor

Most Recent Papers

Identifying key questions in the ecology and evolution of cancer

Antoine Dujon, Athena Aktipis, Alix-Panabieres, Catherine, Sarah Amend, Amy Boddy, Joel Brown, Jean-Pascal Capp, James DeGregori, Paul Ewald, Robert Gatenby, Mathieu Giraudeau, Rodrigo Hamede, Elsa Hansen, Evolutionary Applications

Daptomycin treatment impacts resistance in off-target populations of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium

Clare L. Kinnear, Elsa Hansen, Valerie J. Morley, Kevin C. Tracy, Meghan Forstchen, Andrew F. Read, Robert J. Woods, 2020, PLoS Biology

An adjunctive therapy administered with an antibiotic prevents enrichment of antibiotic-resistant clones of a colonizing opportunistic pathogen

Valerie J. Morley, Clare L. Kinnear, Derek G. Sim, Samantha N. Olson, Lindsey M. Jackson, Elsa Hansen, Grace A. Usher, Scott A. Showalter, Manjunath P. Pai, Robert J. Woods, Andrew F. Read, 2020, eLife on p. 1-17

Modifying adaptive therapy to enhance competitive suppression

Elsa Hansen, Andrew F. Read, 2020, Cancers on p. 1-13

Cancer therapy: Attempt cure or manage drug resistance?

Elsa Hansen, Andrew F. Read, 2020, Evolutionary Applications on p. 1660-1672

Antibiotics can be used to contain drug-resistant bacteria by maintaining sufficiently large sensitive populations

Elsa Hansen, Jason Karslake, Robert J. Woods, Andrew F. Read, Kevin B. Wood, 2020, PLoS Biology

Accounting for red blood cell accessibility reveals distinct invasion strategies in Plasmodium falciparum strains

Francisco Y. Cai, Tiffany M. DeSimone, Elsa Hansen, Cameron V. Jennings, Amy K. Bei, Ambroise D. Ahouidi, Souleymane Mboup, Manoj T. Duraisingh, Caroline O. Buckee, 2020, PLoS Computational Biology

Identifying key questions in the ecology and evolution of cancer

Antoine M. Dujon, Athena Aktipis, Catherine Alix-Panabières, Sarah R. Amend, Amy M. Boddy, Joel S. Brown, Jean Pascal Capp, James DeGregori, Paul Ewald, Robert Gatenby, Marco Gerlinger, Mathieu Giraudeau, Rodrigo K. Hamede, Elsa Hansen, Irina Kareva, Carlo C. Maley, Andriy Marusyk, Nicholas McGranahan, Michael J. Metzger, Aurora M. Nedelcu, Robert Noble, Leonard Nunney, Kenneth J. Pienta, Kornelia Polyak, Pascal Pujol, Andrew F. Read, Benjamin Roche, Susanne Sebens, Eric Solary, Kateřina Staňková, Holly Swain Ewald, Frédéric Thomas, Beata Ujvari, 2020, Evolutionary Applications on p. 877-892

On the accuracy of drug-resistant cell population estimation from total cancer size measurements

Mahsa Doosthosseini, Elsa Hansen, Hosam K. Fathy, 2019, on p. 343-350

How to use a chemotherapeutic agent when resistance to it threatens the patient

Elsa Hansen, Robert J. Woods, Andrew F. Read, 2017, PLoS Biology

Recent Most-Cited Papers

Optimal control of epidemics with limited resources

Elsa Hansen, Troy Day, 2011, Journal of Mathematical Biology on p. 423-451

Expansion of host cellular niche can drive adaptation of a zoonotic malaria parasite to humans

Caeul Lim, Elsa Hansen, Tiffany M. Desimone, Yovany Moreno, Klara Junker, Amy Bei, Carlo Brugnara, Caroline O. Buckee, Manoj T. Duraisingh, 2013, Nature Communications

Mobile phones and malaria

Caroline O. Buckee, Amy Wesolowski, Nathan N. Eagle, Elsa Hansen, Robert W. Snow, 2013, Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease on p. 15-22

How to use a chemotherapeutic agent when resistance to it threatens the patient

Elsa Hansen, Robert J. Woods, Andrew F. Read, 2017, PLoS Biology

Optimal antiviral treatment strategies and the effects of resistance

Elsa Hansen, Troy Day, 2011, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences on p. 1082-1089

Antibiotics can be used to contain drug-resistant bacteria by maintaining sufficiently large sensitive populations

Elsa Hansen, Jason Karslake, Robert J. Woods, Andrew F. Read, Kevin B. Wood, 2020, PLoS Biology

Cancer therapy: Attempt cure or manage drug resistance?

Elsa Hansen, Andrew F. Read, 2020, Evolutionary Applications on p. 1660-1672

Modeling the human infectious reservoir for malaria control

Elsa Hansen, Caroline O. Buckee, 2013, Trends in Parasitology on p. 270-275

Identifying key questions in the ecology and evolution of cancer

Antoine M. Dujon, Athena Aktipis, Catherine Alix-Panabières, Sarah R. Amend, Amy M. Boddy, Joel S. Brown, Jean Pascal Capp, James DeGregori, Paul Ewald, Robert Gatenby, Marco Gerlinger, Mathieu Giraudeau, Rodrigo K. Hamede, Elsa Hansen, Irina Kareva, Carlo C. Maley, Andriy Marusyk, Nicholas McGranahan, Michael J. Metzger, Aurora M. Nedelcu, Robert Noble, Leonard Nunney, Kenneth J. Pienta, Kornelia Polyak, Pascal Pujol, Andrew F. Read, Benjamin Roche, Susanne Sebens, Eric Solary, Kateřina Staňková, Holly Swain Ewald, Frédéric Thomas, Beata Ujvari, 2020, Evolutionary Applications on p. 877-892

Modifying adaptive therapy to enhance competitive suppression

Elsa Hansen, Andrew F. Read, 2020, Cancers on p. 1-13