COVID-19 School of Public Health Research Report

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A collection of the University at Albany's School of Public Health COVID-19 related publications to date. Bolded entries indicate new articles from the past week.

Dept

SPH Author(s)

SPH Student/Alumni Author(s)

Article

Journal

BMS

McDonough, Kathleen

 

A simple protein-based surrogate neutralization assay for SARS-CoV-2

JCI Insight

BMS

Herschkowitz, Jason

 

An Organotypic Mammary Duct Model Capturing Matrix Mechanics-Dependent Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Progression

Tissue Engineering Part A

BMS

St. George, Kirsten

 

Assessment of Sample Pooling for Clinical SARS-CoV-2 Testing

Journal of Clinical Microbiology

BMS

Kramer, Laura

 

COVID-19 vaccines under the International Health Regulations - We must use the WHO International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis

International Journal of Infectious Diseases

BMS

Li, Hongmin

 

Drug repurposing approach to combating coronavirus: Potential drugs and drug targets

Medicinal Research Reviews

BMS

Lasek-Nesselquist, Erica; St George, Kristen

 

Early introductions and transmission of SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 in the United States

Cell 

BMS

McDonough, Kathleen

 

Evaluating Humoral Immunity against SARS-CoV-2: Validation of a Plaque-Reduction Neutralization Test and a Multilaboratory Comparison of Conventional and Surrogate Neutralization Assays

Microbiology Spectrum

BMS

St George, Kristen

 

Evaluation of Specimen Types and Saliva Stabilization Solutions for SARS-CoV-2 Testing

Journal of Clinical Microbiology

BMS

St. George, Kirsten

 

Multicenter evaluation of the NeuMoDx™ SARS-CoV-2 Test

Journal of Clinical Virology

BMS

Strle, Klemen; Lee, William

 

Multiplexed detection and quantification of human antibody response to COVID-19 infection using a plasmon enhanced biosensor platform

Biosensors & Bioelectronics

BMS

Lee, William; McDonough, Kathleen

 

Neutralizing Antibody Responses in COVID-19 Convalescent Sera

Journal of Infectious Diseases

BMS

McDonough, Kathleen; Lee, William

 

Performance evaluation of antibody-based point-of-care devices intended for the identification of immune responses to SARS-CoV-2

Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease

BMS

McDonough, Kathleen

 

Postconvalescent SARS-CoV-2 IgG and Neutralizing Antibodies are Elevated in Individuals with Poor Metabolic Health

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

BMS

Li, Hongmin

 

Prospect of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein: Potential role in vaccine and therapeutic development

Virus Research

BMS

Strle, Klemen

 

Rapid and Quantitative Detection of Human Antibodies against the 2019 Novel Coronavirus SARS CoV2 and Its Variants as a Result of Vaccination and Infection

Microbiology Spectrum

BMS

Lee, William

 

SARS-CoV-2 antibody characterization in emergency department, hospitalized and convalescent patients by two semi-quantitative immunoassays

Clinica Chimica Acta

BMS

Mantis, Nicholas; McDonough, Kathleen; Lee, William

 

Serological analysis reveals an imbalanced IgG subclass composition associated with COVID-19 disease severity

Cell Reports Medicine

BMS

Czajka, Timothy; Mantis, Nicholas

 

Slaying SARS-CoV-2 One (Single-domain) Antibody at a Time

Trends in Microbiology

BMS

Lawrence, David

 

Susceptibility to COVID-19 in populations with health disparities: Posited involvement of mitochondrial disorder, socioeconomic stress, and pollutants

Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology

BMS

Li, Hongmin

 

Targeting Crucial Host Factors of SARS-CoV-2

ACS Infectious Diseases

BMS

McDonough, Kathleen

 

Temporal Analysis of Serial Donations Reveals Decrease in Neutralizing Capacity and Justifies Revised Qualifying Criteria for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Convalescent Plasma

Journal of Infectious Diseases

BMS

Lee, William

 

Testing-on-a-probe biosensors reveal association of early SARS-CoV-2 total antibodies and surrogate neutralizing antibodies with mortality in COVID-19 patients

Biosensors & Bioelectronics

BMS

Li, Hongmin

 

The nucleocapsid protein of zoonotic betacoronaviruses is an attractive target for antiviral drug discovery

Life Sciences

BMS

Kramer, Laura

 

The Origin of COVID-19 and Why It Matters

 The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

BMS

St. George, Kristen; Lasek-Nesselquist, Erica

 

Tracking the international spread of SARS-CoV-2 lineages B.1.1.7 and B.1.351/501Y-V2 with grinch

Wellcome Open Research

BMS

Lasek-Nesselquist, Erica; St George, Kristen

 

Whole Genome Sequencing of SARS-CoV-2: Assessment of the Ion Torrent AmpliSeq Panel and Comparison with Illumina-MiSeq ARTIC Protocol

Journal of Clinical Microbiology

BMS

Tavakoli, Norma

 

Common Challenges and Identified Solutions for State Newborn Screening Programs during COVID-19 Pandemic

International Journal of Neonatal Screening

BMS

Chittur, Sridar

 

Molecular Characterization of Increased Amplicon Lengths in SARS-CoV-2 Reverse Transcription Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assays

Journal of Biomolecular Techniques

BMS

Chittur, Sridar

 

Rapid, Affordable, and Scalable SARS-CoV-2 Detection From Saliva

Journal of Biomolecular Techniques

BMS

Chittur, Sridar

 

Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) Detection of SARS-CoV-2 and Myriad Other Applications

Journal of Biomolecular Techniques

BMS

Lasek-Nesselquist, Erica; St George, Kristen

 

Spatiotemporal Analyses of 2 Co-Circulating SARS-CoV-2 Variants, New York State, USA

Emerging Infectious Diseases

BMS

Yates, Jennifer; Lee, William

 

COVID-19 Serology Control Panel Using the Dried-Tube Specimen Method

American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

BMS

Tavakoli, Norma; Caggana, Michele

 

Improving Recruitment for a Newborn Screening Pilot Study with Adaptations in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

International Journal of Newborn Screening

BMS

Caggana, Michele

 

COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Impacts on Newborn Screening Public Health Surveillance

International Journal of Neonatal Screening

BMS

Kramer, Laura

 

World Society for Virology first international conference: Tackling global virus epidemics

Virology

BMS

Lasek-Nesselquist, Erica; St. George, Kristen

 

Combining genomic and epidemiological data to compare the transmissibility of SARS-CoV-2 variants Alpha and Iota

Communications Biology

BMS

Lasek-Nesselquist, Erica; St. George, Kristen

 

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Variants by Multiple Diagnostic Assays

Journal of Clinical Virology

BMS

Mantis, Nicholas

 

Antigen-adjuvant interactions, stability, and immunogenicity profiles of a SARS-CoV-2 receptor-binding domain (RBD) antigen formulated with aluminum salt and CpG adjuvants

Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics

BMS

Lee, William

 

Harmonization of Multiple SARS-CoV-2 Reference Materials Using the WHO IS (NIBSC 20/136): Results and Implications

Frontiers in Microbiology

BMS

Chaturvedi, Sudha

 

The Continuing Emergence of Candida blankii as a Pathogenic Fungus: A New Case of Fungemia in a Patient Infected with SARS-CoV-2

Journal of Fungi

BMS  

St. George, Kirsten 

 

Understanding, verifying and implementing Emergency Use Authorization molecular diagnostics for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA  

Journal of Clinical Microbiology 

BMS; EPI/BS

Rosenberg, Eli; Rosenthal, Elizabeth; Blog, Debra; St. George, Kirsten

 

Reply to Flannery, et al

Clinical Infectious Diseases

BMS; EPI/BS; HPMB

Rosenberg, Eli; Tesoriero, James; Rosenthal, Elizabeth; Barranco, Meredith; Holtgrave, David; Udo, Tomoko

 

Cumulative incidence and diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection in New York

Annals of Epidemiology

BMS; EPI/BS; HPMB

Rosenthal, Elizabeth; Barranco, Meredith; Rosenberg, Eli; Udo, Tomoko; Smith, Lou; Blog, Debra

 

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children in New York State

New England Journal of Medicine

EHS

Feingold, Beth; Romeiko, Xiaobo; Torres, Mariana

 

Emergency food provision for children and families during the COVID‐19 pandemic: Examples from five U.S. cities

Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

EHS

Khwaja, Haider

 

Global Air Quality and COVID-19 Pandemic: Do We Breathe Cleaner Air?

Aerosol and Air Quality Research

EHS

Weinstein, Bayarmagnai; Carpenter, David

 

Precision Mapping of COVID-19 Vulnerable Locales by Epidemiological and Socioeconomic Risk Factors, Developed Using South Korean Data

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

EHS

Zhang, Kai

 

Investigation of Mask Efficiency for Loose-fitting Masks against Ultrafine Particles and Effect on Airway Deposition Efficiency

Aerosol and Air Quality Research

EHS

Lin, Shao

Deng, Xinlei

Building a predictive model to identify clinical indicators for COVID-19 using machine learning method

Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing

EPI/BS

Yucel, Recai

 

Are environmental pollution and biodiversity levels associated to the spread and mortality of COVID-19? A four-month global analysis

Environmental Pollution

EPI/BS

Rosenberg, Eli; Lutterloh, Emily

 

Covid-19 Vaccine Effectiveness in New York State

New England Journal of Medicine

EPI/BS

O'Grady, Thomas

 

Creating a Safe, Return-to-sport Environment in Upstate New York during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Current Sports Medicine Reports

EPI/BS

Carrascal, Alvaro; Isaac Michaels

 

Disparities in Internet Access and COVID-19 Vaccination in New York City

Preventing Chronic Disease

EPI/BS

Lutterloh, Emily; Blog, Debra

 

Real-Time Virtual Infection Prevention and Control Assessments in Skilled Nursing Homes, New York, March 2020 - A Pilot Project.

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

EPI/BS

Leckman-Westin, Emily

 

The Impacts of COVID-19 on a Statewide Population with Mental Illness

Psychiatric Services

EPI/BS

Lutterloh, Emily; Backenson, Bryon; Rosenberg, Eli

 

COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations by COVID-19 Vaccination Status and Previous COVID-19 Diagnosis-California and New York, May-November 2021

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

EPI/BS

Leckman-Westin, Emily

 

Association Between the Use of Psychotropic Medications and the Risk of COVID-19 Infection Among Long-term Inpatients With Serious Mental Illness in a New York State-wide Psychiatric Hospital System

JAMA Network Open

EPI/BS

Rosenberg, Eli

 

Adjusting COVID-19 Seroprevalence Survey Results to Account for Test Sensitivity and Specificity

American Journal of Epidemiology

EPI/BS

Insaf, Tabassum

 

Co-quantification of crAssphage increases confidence in wastewater-based epidemiology for SARS-CoV-2 in low prevalence areas

Water Research X

EPI/BS

Rosenberg, Eli

 

Point of Care Lung Ultrasound Injury Score-A simple and reliable assessment tool in COVID-19 patients (PLIS I): A retrospective study

PLOS One

EPI/BS; BMS

Rosenberg, Eli; Blog, Debra; St George, Kristen

 

Monitoring Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Through Trends in Influenza-like Illness, Laboratory-confirmed Influenza, and COVID-19 New York State, Excluding New York City, 1 January 2020-12 April 2020

Clinical Infectious Diseases

EPI/BS; BMS; HPMB 

Rosenberg, Eli;         Blog, Debra;          St. George, Kirsten;                    Holtgrave, David  

 

COVID-19 Testing, Epidemic Features, Hospital Outcomes, and Household Prevalence, New York State—March 2020 

Clinical Infectious Diseases  

EPI/BS; EHS

Vasquez, Elizabeth; Bell, Erin; Tracy, Melissa

 

COVID-19 Related Physical and Mental Health Stressors in Families Using A Social Determinants Lens

SUNY Scholars Archive

EPI/BS; HPMB

Holtgrave, David; Tesoriero, James; Blog, Debra; Rosenberg, Eli

 

Assessing racial and ethnic disparities using a COVID-19 outcomes continuum for New York State

Annals of Epidemiology

EPI/BS; HPMB

Rosenberg, Eli; Udo, Tomoko; Tesoriero, James; Blog, Debra; Holtgrave, David

 

Association of Treatment With Hydroxychloroquine or Azithromycin With In-Hospital Mortality in Patients With COVID-19 in New York State

JAMA

EPI/BS; HPMB

Rosenberg, Eli; Holtgrave, David; Udo, Tomoko

 

Clarifying the record on hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of patients hospitalized with COVID-19

International Journal of Infectious Diseases

EPI/BS; HPMB

Rosenberg, Eli; Holtgrave, David; Lutterloh, Emily; Backenson, Bryon

 

New COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations Among Adults, by Vaccination Status-New York, May 3-July 25, 2021

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

HPMB

Qian, Feng

 

A valuable and affordable handheld ultrasound in combating COVID-19

Critical Care

HPMB

Holtgrave, David

 

Barrier Methods for the Prevention of Infectious Diseases: Decades of Condom Research can Inform the Promotion of Face Mask Use

AIDS and Behavior

HPMB

Wales, Danielle

 

Biomarkers Predictive of Extubation and Survival of COVID-19 Patients

Cureus

HPMB

Holtgrave, David

 

Core Elements of a National COVID-19 Strategy: Lessons Learned from the US National HIV/AIDS Strategy

AIDS and Behavior

HPMB

Moore, Jean

 

COVID-19 and the Health Workforce

Medical Care Research and Review

HPMB

Hadley, Molly; Manganello, Jennifer

 

Health Literacy, Digital Health Literacy, and COVID-19 Pandemic Attitudes and Behaviors in U.S. College Students: Implications for Interventions

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

HPMB

Bozlak, Christine

 

Learning from Graduate and Undergraduate Public Health Virtual-Internship Experiences with State Title V Agencies During COVID-19, Summer 2020

Maternal and Child Health Journal

HPMB

Martin, Erika

 

Long-Term Collaborations with Policy Operators can Facilitate Evidence-Informed Policymaking During a Time of Crisis

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management

HPMB

Manganello, Jennifer

 

Media use for children with disabilities in the United States during COVID-19

Journal of Children and Media

HPMB

Manganello, Jennifer

 

Pandemic communication: Challenges and opportunities for local health departments

Journal of Public Health Management & Practice

HPMB

Manganello, Jennifer; Schumacher, Patrick

 

Pandemics and PSAs: Rapidly Changing Information in a New Media Landscape

Health Communication

HPMB

Hannan, Edward

 

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction Before and During COVID in New York

The American Journal of Cardiology

HPMB

Martin, Erika

 

Predictors of State-Level Stay-at-Home Orders in the United States and Their Association With Mobility of Residents

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

HPMB

Martin, Erika; Sorensen, Lucy

 

Protecting the Health of Vulnerable Children and Adolescents During COVID-19–Related K-12 School Closures in the US

JAMA Health Forum

HPMB

Wales, Danielle

 

Providing Compassionate Care: The Role of Medical Students and Videoconference Technology in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Journal of Patient Experience

HPMB

Martin, Erika

 

Resilience-Focused HIV Care to Promote Psychological Well-Being During COVID-19 and Other Catastrophes

Frontiers in Public Health

HPMB

Qian, Feng

 

The value of federated learning during and post-COVID-19

International Journal for Quality in Health Care

HPMB

Wales, Danielle

 

Seasonal and 2009 Pandemic H1N1 Vaccine Acceptance as a Predictor for COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance

Cureus

HPMB

Tesoriero, James

 

Evaluation of Trends in Preexposure Prophylaxis Prescriptions During the First 6 Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic in New York State

JAMA Network Open

HPMB

Manganello, Jennifer

Cowlin, Haley

HPV and COVID-19 vaccines: Social media use, confidence, and intentions among parents living in different community types in the United States

Journal of Behavioral Medicine

HPMB 

Moore, Jean  

 

Ensuring and Sustaining a Pandemic Workforce 

The New England Journal of Medicine  

HPMB; EHS

Shaw, Benjamin; Lin, Shao

 

Does Serum Vitamin D Level Affect COVID-19 Infection and Its Severity?-A Case-Control Study

Journal of the American College of Nutrition

HPMB; EHS; EPI/BS

Bozlak, Christine; Feingold, Beth; Hosler, Akiko

Arroyo, Mariana Torres

A Multi-Site Analysis of the Prevalence of Food Insecurity in the United States, before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Current Developments in Nutrition

HPMB; EPI/BS

Tesoriero, James; Holtgrave, David; Udo, Tomoko; Hart-Malloy, Rachel; Rosenberg, Eli

 

COVID-19 Outcomes Among Persons Living With or Without Diagnosed HIV Infection in New York State

JAMA NETWORK OPEN

HPMB; EPI/BS

Martin, Erika; Birkhead, Gus; Holtgrave, David

 

Maintaining a Focus on Health Equity During the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

HPMB; EPI/BS

Tesoriero, James; Rosenberg, Eli

 

Notes from the Field: COVID-19 Vaccination Among Persons Living with Diagnosed HIV Infection-New York, October 2021

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

HPMB; EPI/BS

Rosenberg, Eli; DeHovitz, Jack; Hart-Malloy, Rachel; Udo, Tomoko; Tesoriero

Rosenthal, Elizabeth

Factors associated with SARS-CoV-2-related hospital outcomes among and between persons living with and without diagnosed HIV infection in New York State

PLOS One

 

 

Zamcheck, Ariela

SARS-CoV-2–Associated Deaths Among Persons Aged <21 Years — United States, February 12–July 31, 2020

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report