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The major research areas include the genetic, adaptive and environmental factors that modify the phenotype of common forms of thalasaemia in Asia, notably HbE beta thalassaemia, the population genetics of the thalassaemis with particular respect to varying susceptibility to malaria, and the development of partnerships between countries with and without expertise for the improved avoidance and management of the thalassaemias in Asian countries.
The evolving spectrum of the epidemiology of thalassemia
Weatherall D., (2018), Hematology Oncology Clinics of North America, 32, 165 - 175
Iron status and anaemia in Sri Lankan secondary school children: A cross-sectional survey
Weatherall D. et al, (2017), PLoS ONE
The future of academic haematology.
Hay D. et al, (2017), Br J Haematol, 176, 721 - 727
Hepcidin detects iron deficiency in Sri Lankan adolescents with a high burden of hemoglobinopathy: A diagnostic test accuracy study.
Wray K. et al, (2017), Am J Hematol, 92, 196 - 203
The evolutionay and clinical implications of the uneven distribution of the frequency of the inherited haemoglobin variants over short geographical distances
Weatherall D. et al, (2016), British Journal of Haematology