Imperial College London

Dr Melissa Shea Hamilton

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Infectious Disease

Research Fellow



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Shea Hamilton is a Research Fellow in Paediatric Infectious Disease in the Department of Medicine. Her research focuses on the identification of host protein biomarkers to improve disease diagnosis in resource-limited settings, evaluate treatment outcome and identify early markers of disease progression. Her diseases of interest include Tuberculosis and Typhoid.



Jackson H, Menikou S, Hamilton M, et al., 2021, Kawasaki Disease patient stratification and pathway analysis based on host transcriptomic and proteomic profiles, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Vol:11, ISSN:1422-0067, Pages:1-24

Morris TC, Hoggart CJ, Chegou NN, et al., 2021, Evaluation of host serum protein biomarkers of tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa, Frontiers in Immunology, Vol:12, ISSN:1664-3224, Pages:1-12

von Both U, Berk M, Agapow P-M, et al., 2018, Mycobacterium tuberculosis Exploits a Molecular Off Switch of the Immune System for Intracellular Survival, Scientific Reports, Vol:8, ISSN:2045-2322

Khara JS, Obuobi S, Wang Y, et al., 2017, Disruption of drug-resistant biofilms using de novo designed short α-helicalantimicrobial peptides with idealized facial amphiphilicity, Acta Biomaterialia, Vol:57, ISSN:1878-7568, Pages:103-114

Lewin A, Hamilton S, Witkover A, et al., 2016, Free serum haemoglobin is associated with brain atrophy in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis [version 1; peer review: 1 approved, 2 approved with reservations], Wellcome Open Research, Vol:1, ISSN:2398-502X

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