Daniela Bezemer

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Research interest
Daniela is a senior researcher at Stichting HIV Monitoring. She specialises in evolutionary epidemiology. Her research aims to better understand HIV-1 transmission dynamics and evolution by mathematical modelling of epidemiological data and molecular phylogenetic analysis.

Link to publications:https://scholar.google.nl/citations
Link to thesis: http://dare.uva.nl/record/312332

Key publications

In-country acquisition of HIV-1 non-B infection within the Netherlands is frequent, but results in limited onward transmission
Bezemer D, Blenkinsop A, Hall M, van Sighem A, Cornelissen M, Wessels E, van Kampen J, van de Laar T, Reiss P, Fraser C, Ratmann O.
AIDS. 2021 Oct 5. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000003074. [Online ahead of print]

Limited overlap between phylogenetic HIV and HCV clusters illustrates the dynamic sexual network structure of Dutch HIV-infected MSM
Vanhommerig JW, Bezemer D, Molenkamp R, Van Sighem AI, Smit C, Arends JE, Lauw FN, Brinkman K, Rijnders BJ, Newsum AM, Bruisten SM, Prins M, Van Der Meer JT, Van De Laar TJ, Schinkel J; MOSAIC study and the ATHENA national observational cohort.
AIDS. 2017 Jul 7. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001592. [Epub ahead of print]

Dispersion of the HIV-1 Epidemic in Men Who Have Sex with Men in the Netherlands: A Combined Mathematical Model and Phylogenetic Analysis, PLOS Medicine
D. Bezemer,  A. Cori, O. Ratmann, A. van Sighem, H. S. Hermanides, B.E. Dutilh, L. Gras1, N. Rodrigues Faria, R. van den Hengel, A.J. Duits, P. Reiss, F. de Wolf, C. Fraser, ATHENA observational cohort
PLoS Med. 2015 Nov 3;12(11):e1001898. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001898. eCollection 2015

HIV-1 transmission networks amongst men having sex with men and heterosexuals in Kenya
D. Bezemer, N. Rodrigues Faria, A. Hassan, R.L. Hamers, G. Mutua, O. Anzala, K. Mandaliya, P. Cane, J.A. Berkley, T.F. Rinke de Wit, C. Wallis, S.M. Graham , M.A. Price, R.A. Coutinho, E.J. Sanders
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2014 Feb;30(2):118-26. doi: 10.1089/AID.2013.0171. Epub 2013 Sep 17

Increasing sexual risk behaviour among Dutch men who have sex with men: mathematical models versus prospective cohort data
A. van Sighem, I. Jansen, D. Bezemer, F. De Wolf, M. Prins, I. Stolte, C. Fraser
AIDS. 2012 Sep 10;26(14):1840-3. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3283574df9.

27 years of the HIV epidemic amongst men having sex with men in the Netherlands: an in depth mathematical model-based analysis
D. Bezemer, F. de Wolf, M.C. Boerlijst, A. van Sighem, T.D. Hollingsworth, and C. Fraser
Epidemics. 2010 Jun;2(2):66-79. doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2010.04.001. Epub 2010 Apr 9.

Transmission networks of HIV-1 among men having sex with men in the Netherlands 
D. Bezemer, A. van Sighem, V.V. Lukashov,  L. van der Hoek, N. Back, R. Schuurman, C.A.B. Boucher, Eric C.J. Claas, Maarten C. Boerlijst, Roel A. Coutinho, Frank de Wolf for the ATHENA observational cohort
AIDS. 2010 Jan 16;24(2):271-82. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e328333ddee. 

A resurgent HIV-1 epidemic among men who have sex with men in the era of potent antiretroviral therapy
D. Bezemer, F. de Wolf, M.C. Boerlijst, A. van Sighem, T.D..Hollingsworth, M. Prins, R.B. Geskus, L. Gras, R.A. Coutinho, and C. Fraser
AIDS. 2008 May 31;22(9):1071-7. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3282fd167c.