Simons, M. J. P., & Dobson, A. J. (2023). The importance of reaction norms in dietary restriction and ageing research. Ageing Research Reviews, 87, 101926. doi:10.1016/j.arr.2023.101926

Drake, E. D., & Simons, M. J. P. (2023). Stochasticity explains non-genetic inheritance of lifespan and apparent trade-offs between reproduction and ageing. Accepted in Aging Biology, doi:10.1101/2023.03.06.531380

Phillips, E. J., & Simons, M. J. P. (2023). Rapamycin not dietary restriction improves resilience against pathogens: a meta-analysis. GeroScience, 45(2), 1263-1270. doi:10.1007/s11357-022-00691-4

Winder, L. A., Simons, M. J. P., & Burke, T. (2022). The optimal clutch size revisited: separating individual quality from the costs of reproduction. Accepted in eLife, doi:10.1101/2022.05.30.493969

Bennett, S., Girndt, A., Sánchez-Tójar, A., Burke, T., Simons, M. J. P., & Schroeder, J. (2022). Evidence of paternal effects on telomere length increases in early life. Frontiers in Genetics, 13. doi:10.3389/fgene.2022.880455

Gautrey, S. L., & Simons, M. J. P. (2022). Amino acid availability is not essential for lifespan extension by dietary restriction in the fly. Journals of Gerontology, Series A, 77(11), 2181-2185. doi:10.1093/gerona/glac100

Simons, M. J. P. (2021). Vaccines provide disproportional protection to the increased hospitalisation risk posed by the Delta variant of SARS-CoV2: a meta-analysis. MedRXiv: doi:10.1101/2021.12.15.21267799

Simons, M. J. P., Sebire, M., Verhulst, S., & Groothuis, T. G. G. (2021). Androgen elevation accelerates reproductive senescence in three-spined stickleback. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 9. doi:10.3389/fcell.2021.752352

McCracken, A. W., Buckle, E., & Simons, M. J. P. (2020). The relationship between longevity and diet is genotype dependent and sensitive to desiccation in Drosophila melanogaster. J Exp Biol, 223(23). doi:10.1242/jeb.230185

van Lieshout, S. H. J., Froy, H., Schroeder, J., Burke, T., Simons, M. J. P. (shared last author), & Dugdale, H. L. (2020). Slicing: a sustainable approach to structuring samples for analysis in long‐term studies. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 11(3), 418-430. doi:10.1111/2041-210x.13352

McCracken, A. W., Adams, G., Hartshorne, L., Tatar, M., & Simons, M. J. P. (2020). The hidden costs of dietary restriction: Implications for its evolutionary and mechanistic origins. Science Advances, 6(8). doi:10.1126/sciadv.aay3047

Kinsella, C. M., Ruiz-Ruano, F.J., Charles, A. J. .. Simons, M. J. P. .. Suh, A. (2019). Programmed DNA elimination of germline development genes in songbirds. Nature Communications, 10(1), doi:10.1038/s41467-019-13427-4

Simons, M. J. P., Hartshorne, L., Trooster, S., Thomson, J., & Tatar, M. (2019). Age-dependent effects of reduced mTor signalling on life expectancy through distinct physiology. BioRXiv: doi:10.1101/719096

Nenko, I., Hayward, A. D., Simons, M. J. P., & Lummaa, V. (2018). Early-life environment and differences in costs of reproduction in a preindustrial human population. PLoS ONE, 13(12), e0207236. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0207236

Tricola, G. M., Simons, M. J. P. (shared 1st author) ... Haussmann, M. F. (2018). The rate of telomere loss is related to maximum lifespan in birds. Phil Trans B, 373(1741). doi:10.1098/rstb.2016.0445

Garratt, M., Nakagawa, S., & Simons, M. J. P. (2017). Life-span Extension With Reduced Somatotrophic Signaling: Moderation of Aging Effect by Signal Type, Sex, and Experimental Cohort. Journal of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 72(12), 1620-1626. doi:10.1093/gerona/glx010

Winney, I. S., ... Simons, M. J. P., Sánchez-Tójar, A … Burke, T. (2017). Heritability and social brood effects on personality in juvenile and adult life-history stages in a wild passerine. J Evol Biol. doi:10.1111/jeb.13197

Hsu, Y. H., Simons, M. J. P., Schroeder, J., Girndt, A., Winney, I. S., Burke, T., & Nakagawa, S. (2017). Age-dependent trajectories differ between within-pair and extra-pair paternity success. J Evol Biol. doi:10.1111/jeb.13058

Stulp, G., Simons, M. J. P., Grasman, S., & Pollet, T. V. (2016). Assortative mating for human height: A meta-analysis. American Journal of Human Biology. doi:10.1002/ajhb.22917

Verhulst, S., Susser, E., Factor-Litvak, P. R., Simons, M. J. P., Benetos, A., Steenstrup,  T … Aviv, A. (2016). Reliability and validity of telomere length measurements. Inter J Epidemiology, 45(4), 1298-1301. doi:10.1093/ije/dyw194

Schroeder, J., Hsu, Y. -H., Winney, I., Simons, M. J. P., Nakagawa, S., & Burke, T. (2016). Predictably Philandering Females Prompt Poor Paternal Provisioning. The American Naturalist, 188(2), 219-230. doi:10.1086/687243

Garratt, M., Nakagawa, S., & Simons, M. J. P. (2016). Comparative idiosyncrasies in life extension by reduced mTOR signalling and its distinctiveness from dietary restriction. Aging Cell, 15(4), 737-743. doi:10.1111/acel.12489

Simons, M. J. P., Briga, M., & Verhulst, S. (2016). Stabilising survival selection on pre-senescent expression of a sexual ornament followed by a terminal decline. J Evol Biol 29(7), 1368-1378. doi:10.1111/jeb.12877

Costantini, D., Edwards, D. P., & Simons, M. J. P. (2016). Life after logging in tropical forests of Borneo: A meta-analysis. Biological Conservation, 196, 182-188. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2016.02.020

Simons, M. J. P. (2015). Questioning causal involvement of telomeres in aging. Ageing Research Reviews, 24(B), 191-196. doi:10.1016/j.arr.2015.08.002

Simons, M. J. P., Winney, I., Nakagawa, S., Burke, T., & Schroeder, J. (2015). Limited catching bias in a wild population of birds with near-complete census information. Ecology and Evolution, 5(16), 3500-3506. doi:10.1002/ece3.1623

Simons, M. J. P., Groothuis, T. G. G., & Verhulst, S. (2015). An appraisal of how the vitamin A-redox hypothesis can maintain honesty of carotenoid-dependent signals. Ecology and Evolution, 5(1), 224-228. doi:10.1002/ece3.1364

Simons, M. J. P., Maia, R., Leenknegt, B., & Verhulst, S. (2014). Carotenoid-Dependent Signals and the Evolution of Plasma Carotenoid Levels in Birds. The American Naturalist, 184(6), 741-751. doi:10.1086/678402

Simons, M. J. P., Briga, M., Leenknegt, B., & Verhulst, S. (2014). Context-dependent effects of carotenoid supplementation on reproduction in zebra finches. Behavioral Ecology, 25(4), 945-950. doi:10.1093/beheco/aru062

van der Vinne, V., Simons, M. J. P., Reimert, I., & Gerkema, M. P. (2014). Temporal niche switching and reduced nest attendance in response to heat dissipation limits in lactating common voles (Microtus arvalis). Physiology & Behavior, 128, 295-302. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.01.019

van de Werken, M., Booij, S. H., van der Zwan, J. E., Simons, M. J. P., Gordijn, M. C. M., & Beersma, D. G. M. (2014). The biological clock modulates the human cortisol response in a multiplicative fashion. Chronobiology International, 31(4), 572-580. doi:10.3109/07420528.2013.868472

Simons, M. J. P., Stulp, G., & Nakagawa, S. (2014). A statistical approach to distinguish telomere elongation from error in longitudinal datasets. Biogerontology, 15(1), 99-103. doi:10.1007/s10522-013-9471-2

Simons, M. J. P., Koch, W., & Verhulst, S. (2013). Dietary restriction of rodents decreases aging rate without affecting initial mortality rate – a meta‐analysis. Aging Cell, 12(3), 410-414. doi:10.1111/acel.12061

Boonekamp, J. J., Simons, M. J. P., Hemerik, L., & Verhulst, S. (2013). Telomere length behaves as biomarker of somatic redundancy rather than biological age. Aging Cell, 12(2), 330-332. doi:10.1111/acel.12050

Simons, M. J. P., Cohen, A. A., & Verhulst, S. (2012). What Does Carotenoid-Dependent Coloration Tell? Plasma Carotenoid Level Signals Immunocompetence and Oxidative Stress State in Birds–A Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE, 7(8), e43088. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043088

Simons, M. J. P. et al. (2012). Bill Redness Is Positively Associated with Reproduction and Survival in Male and Female Zebra Finches. PLoS ONE, 7(7), e40721. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040721

Simons, M. J. P., & Verhulst, S. (2011). Zebra finch females prefer males with redder bills independent of song rate—a meta-analysis. Behavioral Ecology, 22(4), 755-762. doi:10.1093/beheco/arr043

Simons, M. J. P., Reimert, I., van der Vinne, V., Hambly, C., Vaanholt, L. M., Speakman, J. R., & Gerkema, M. P. (2011). Ambient temperature shapes reproductive output during pregnancy and lactation in the common vole (Microtus arvalis): a test of the heat dissipation limit theory. J Exp Biol, 214(1), 38-49. doi:10.1242/jeb.044230

Simons, M. J. P. (2009). The Evolution of the Cyanobacterial Posttranslational Clock from a Primitive “Phoscillator”. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 24(3), 175-182. doi:10.1177/0748730409333953