Kurt Vandegrift

Associate Professor

Research Summary

Disease ecology with an emphasis on the population dynamics of zoonotic parasites and reservoir hosts.

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Ecology Parasites Viruses Oxyurida Avian Influenza Nematoda Hydrogen Hepacivirus Infectious Diseases Ticks Surveillance Birds Phylogeny Public Health Methodology Reuse Liver Diseases Peromyscus Metadata Rodentia Feathers Comparison Mus Musculus Stable Isotope Pest

Most Recent Papers

Influenza C and D viral load in cattle correlates with bovine respiratory disease (BRD)

Ruth H. Nissly, Noriza Zaman, Puteri Ainaa S. Ibrahim, Kaitlin McDaniel, Levina Lim, Jennifer N. Kiser, Ian Bird, Shubhada K. Chothe, Gitanjali L. Bhushan, Kurt Vandegrift, Holly L. Neibergs, Suresh V. Kuchipudi, 2020, Virology on p. 10-15

Presence of segmented flavivirus infections in North America

Kurt J. Vandegrift, Arvind Kumar, Himanshu Sharma, Satyapramod Murthy, Laura D. Kramer, Richard Ostfeld, Peter J. Hudson, Amit Kapoor, 2020, Emerging Infectious Diseases on p. 1810-1817

The ecology of new constituents of the tick virome and their relevance to public health

Kurt J. Vandegrift, Amit Kapoor, 2019, Viruses

MIReAD, a minimum information standard for reporting arthropod abundance data

Samuel S.C. Rund, Kyle Braak, Lauren Cator, Kyle Copas, Scott J. Emrich, Gloria I. Giraldo-Calderón, Michael A. Johansson, Naveed Heydari, Donald Hobern, Sarah A. Kelly, Daniel Lawson, Cynthia Lord, Robert M. MacCallum, Dominique G. Roche, Sadie J. Ryan, Dmitry Schigel, Kurt Vandegrift, Matthew Watts, Jennifer M. Zaspel, Samraat Pawar, 2019, Scientific data

Increasing Babesiosis in Southeastern Pennsylvania, 2008–2017

Hans Liu, Lisa Cushinotto, Olarae Gige, Gary Daum, Patricia McBride, Elizabeth Negron, Kurt Vandegrift, Luciano Kapelusznik, 2019, Open Forum Infectious Diseases

Viral persistence, liver disease, and host response in a hepatitis C–like virus rat model

Sheetal Trivedi, Satyapramod Murthy, Himanshu Sharma, Alex S. Hartlage, Arvind Kumar, Sashi V. Gadi, Peter Simmonds, Lokendra V. Chauhan, Troels K.H. Scheel, Eva Billerbeck, Peter D. Burbelo, Charles M. Rice, W. Ian Lipkin, Kurt Vandegrift, John M. Cullen, Amit Kapoor, 2018, Hepatology on p. 435-448

Towards an eco-phylogenetic framework for infectious disease ecology

Nicholas M. Fountain-Jones, William D. Pearse, Luis E. Escobar, Ana Alba-Casals, Scott Carver, T. Jonathan Davies, Simona Kraberger, Monica Papeş, Kurt Vandegrift, Katherine Worsley-Tonks, Meggan E. Craft, 2018, Biological Reviews on p. 950-970

Peromyscus as a model system for human hepatitis C

Kurt J. Vandegrift, Justin T. Critchlow, Amit Kapoor, David A. Friedman, Peter J. Hudson, 2017, Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology on p. 123-130

Bank voles (Myodes glareolus) and house mice (Mus musculus musculus; M. m. domesticus) in Europe are each parasitized by their own distinct species of Aspiculuris (Nematoda, Oxyurida)

J. M. Behnke, A. Stewart, A. Bajer, M. Grzybek, P. D. Harris, A. Lowe, A. Ribas, L. Smales, Kurt Vandegrift, 2015, Parasitology on p. 1493-1505

Bird migration and avian influenza

Eli S. Bridge, Jeffrey F. Kelly, Xiangming Xiao, John Y. Takekawa, Nichola J. Hill, Mat Yamage, Enam Ul Haque, Mohammad Anwarul Islam, Taej Mundkur, Kiraz Erciyas Yavuz, Paul Leader, Connie Y.H. Leung, Bena Smith, Kyle A. Spragens, Kurt Vandegrift, Parviez R. Hosseini, Samia Saif, Samiul Mohsanin, Andrea Mikolon, Ausrafal Islam, Acty George, Balachandran Sivananinthaperumal, Peter Daszak, Scott H. Newman, 2014, Ecological Indicators on p. 266-273

Most-Cited Papers

Identification of rodent homologs of hepatitis C virus and pegiviruses

Amit Kapoor, Peter Simmonds, Troels K.H. Scheel, Brian Hjelle, John M. Cullen, Peter D. Burbelo, Lokendra V. Chauhan, Raja Duraisamy, Maria Sanchez Leon, Komal Jain, Kurt Jason Vandegrift, Charles H. Calisher, Charles M. Rice, W. Ian Lipkin, 2013, mBio

Viral persistence, liver disease, and host response in a hepatitis C–like virus rat model

Sheetal Trivedi, Satyapramod Murthy, Himanshu Sharma, Alex S. Hartlage, Arvind Kumar, Sashi V. Gadi, Peter Simmonds, Lokendra V. Chauhan, Troels K.H. Scheel, Eva Billerbeck, Peter D. Burbelo, Charles M. Rice, W. Ian Lipkin, Kurt Vandegrift, John M. Cullen, Amit Kapoor, 2018, Hepatology on p. 435-448

Towards an eco-phylogenetic framework for infectious disease ecology

Nicholas M. Fountain-Jones, William D. Pearse, Luis E. Escobar, Ana Alba-Casals, Scott Carver, T. Jonathan Davies, Simona Kraberger, Monica Papeş, Kurt Vandegrift, Katherine Worsley-Tonks, Meggan E. Craft, 2018, Biological Reviews on p. 950-970

Bank voles (Myodes glareolus) and house mice (Mus musculus musculus; M. m. domesticus) in Europe are each parasitized by their own distinct species of Aspiculuris (Nematoda, Oxyurida)

J. M. Behnke, A. Stewart, A. Bajer, M. Grzybek, P. D. Harris, A. Lowe, A. Ribas, L. Smales, Kurt Vandegrift, 2015, Parasitology on p. 1493-1505

Bird migration and avian influenza

Eli S. Bridge, Jeffrey F. Kelly, Xiangming Xiao, John Y. Takekawa, Nichola J. Hill, Mat Yamage, Enam Ul Haque, Mohammad Anwarul Islam, Taej Mundkur, Kiraz Erciyas Yavuz, Paul Leader, Connie Y.H. Leung, Bena Smith, Kyle A. Spragens, Kurt Vandegrift, Parviez R. Hosseini, Samia Saif, Samiul Mohsanin, Andrea Mikolon, Ausrafal Islam, Acty George, Balachandran Sivananinthaperumal, Peter Daszak, Scott H. Newman, 2014, Ecological Indicators on p. 266-273

The ecology of new constituents of the tick virome and their relevance to public health

Kurt J. Vandegrift, Amit Kapoor, 2019, Viruses

MIReAD, a minimum information standard for reporting arthropod abundance data

Samuel S.C. Rund, Kyle Braak, Lauren Cator, Kyle Copas, Scott J. Emrich, Gloria I. Giraldo-Calderón, Michael A. Johansson, Naveed Heydari, Donald Hobern, Sarah A. Kelly, Daniel Lawson, Cynthia Lord, Robert M. MacCallum, Dominique G. Roche, Sadie J. Ryan, Dmitry Schigel, Kurt Vandegrift, Matthew Watts, Jennifer M. Zaspel, Samraat Pawar, 2019, Scientific data

An ecological and conservation perspective on advances in the applied virology of zoonoses

Kurt J. Vandegrift, Nina Wale, Jonathan H. Epstein, 2011, Viruses on p. 379-397

Peromyscus as a model system for human hepatitis C

Kurt J. Vandegrift, Justin T. Critchlow, Amit Kapoor, David A. Friedman, Peter J. Hudson, 2017, Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology on p. 123-130

Increasing Babesiosis in Southeastern Pennsylvania, 2008–2017

Hans Liu, Lisa Cushinotto, Olarae Gige, Gary Daum, Patricia McBride, Elizabeth Negron, Kurt Vandegrift, Luciano Kapelusznik, 2019, Open Forum Infectious Diseases