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.



Wang H, Shimizu C, Bainto E, et al., 2023, Subgroups of children with Kawasaki disease: a data-driven cluster analysis., Lancet Child Adolesc Health

Jackson H, Menikou S, Hamilton MS, et al., 2023, Using a multi-platform approach to identify a blood-based host protein signature for distinguishing between bacterial and viral infections in febrile children, The Lancet: Digital Health, ISSN:2589-7500

Ho A, Orton R, Tayler R, et al., 2023, Adeno-associated virus 2 infection in children with non-A-E hepatitis., Nature, Vol:617, Pages:555-563

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

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