Selected Publications

Donoghue, Helen, Antonia Marcsik, Carney Matheson, Kim Vernon, Emilia Nuorala, El Molto, Charles Greenblatt, and Mark Spigelman 
  2005  Co-infection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium leprae in Human Archaeological Samples - A Possible Explanation for the Historical Decline of Leprosy.Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 272(1561):389-394.
Larcombe, L., P. Nickerson, R. Hoppa, and C. Matheson 
  2005  Detection of a Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in the IL-6 Promoter Region of Ancient Nuclear DNA.  Infection, Genetics and Evolution 5(2):117-122.
Donoghue, Helen, Mark Spigelman, Charles Greenblatt, G. Lev-Maor, G. Bar-Gal, Carney Matheson, Kim Vernon, A. Nerlich, and A. Zink
  2004  Tuberculosis: From Prehistory to Robert Koch, as Revealed by Ancient DNA. The Lancet 4:38-46.
Matheson, C., R. Praymak, A. Lahti, P. Luukkonen, V. Tiesler Blos, and K. Vernon
  2003  The Ancient Populations of the Maya: Moving Towards a Regional Genetic Study. Los Investigadores de la Cultura Maya 11. Tomo 11. 
Spigelman, M., C. Matheson, G. Lev, C. Greenblatt, and H. Donoghue
  2002  Confirmation of the Presence of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex-Specific DNA in Three Archaeological Specimens. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 12(6):393-401. 
Matheson, C., J. Hall, Thomas Loy, and R. Viel
  2001  The Study of Populations in the Past. American Journal of Physical AnthropologySupplement.
Matheson, Carney and Thomas Loy
  2001  Genetic Sex Identification of 9,400 Year Old Human Skull Samples from Çayönü Tepesi, Turkey. Journal of Archaeological Science 28:569-575.