Alex Bäcker

California Institute of Technology IST Council

Member, Council, Information Science and Technology

Pasadena, CA 91125

United States

http://alexbacker.com/caltech/

ab Inventio, the invention factory

Altadena, CA CALIFORNIA 91101

United States

http://abinventio.com/

QLess

150 South Los Robles Avenue

Suite 900

Pasadena, CA 91101

United States

http://qless.com/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

8

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“  The author holds degrees from MIT in biology and economics, a Ph.D. in biology from Caltech, where he serves in the Council of Information Science & Technology, & co-founded QLess, the social distancing app that eliminates crowded waiting rooms and standing in line. Currently looking for medical collaborators for clinical trials on the role of sunlight and vitamin D on COVID-19 prevention and treatment. Also looking for a data analyst and/or a computer programmer to collaborate on COVID-19 research.  ”

Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Follow the Sun: Slower COVID-19 Morbidity and Mortality Growth at Higher Irradiances

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2020
Alex Bäcker
California Institute of Technology IST Council
Downloads 909 (27,554)
Citation 4

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COVID-19, coronavirus, temperature, irradiance, sunlight

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COVID-19, race, irradiance, black, african american, vitamin D

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Non-black Latinos Spend More Time Outdoors and Have Lower COVID-19 Morbidity and Case Fatality Rates Than Non-Latinos

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2020
Alex Bäcker
California Institute of Technology IST Council
Downloads 119 (255,511)
Citation 2

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COVID-19, coronavirus, morbidity, mortality, confirmed case fatality rate, CCFR, Latino, Hispanic, Black, African American, race, ethnicity, irradiance, outdoors, sun

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Slower COVID-19 Morbidity and Mortality Growth at Higher Solar Irradiance and Elevation

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 May 2020
Alex Bäcker
California Institute of Technology IST Council
Downloads 102 (284,696)
Citation 2

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irradiance, COVID-19, coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, sunlight, vitamin D, UV

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Non-black Hispanic/Latinos Spend More Time Outdoors and Have Lower COVID-19 Morbidity Than Non-Hispanic/Latinos

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2020
Alex Bäcker
California Institute of Technology IST Council
Downloads 93 (302,330)

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COVID-19, coronavirus, african american, black, latino, hispanic, outdoors, irradiance, sunlight

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Islam, Muslim, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Veil, Hijab, Vitamin D, Sunlight UV, Morbidity, CCFR, Case, Fatality rate

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Double COVID-19 Confirmed Case Fatality Rate in Countries with High Elderly Female Vitamin D Deficiency Prevalence

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2020
Alex Bäcker and Myron Mageswaran
California Institute of Technology IST Council and Vanderbilt University
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COVID-19, vitamin D, coronavirus

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Reinventing Police: A Model Inspired by the Private Sector

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 Jun 2020
Alex Bäcker
California Institute of Technology IST Council
Downloads 31 (502,062)

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police reform