Melanie J Newport

Summary

Affiliation: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Integrated mapping of lymphatic filariasis and podoconiosis: lessons learnt from Ethiopia
    Heven Sime
    Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Parasit Vectors 7:397. 2014
  2. pmc Modelling environmental factors correlated with podoconiosis: a geospatial study of non-filarial elephantiasis
    Yordanos B Molla
    Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9PS, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 13:24. 2014
  3. pmc Perceptions of consent, permission structures and approaches to the community: a rapid ethical assessment performed in North West Cameroon
    Jonas A Kengne-Ouafo
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Buea, PO Box 63, Buea, Cameroon
    BMC Public Health 14:1026. 2014
  4. pmc A mixed-methods study on perceptions towards use of Rapid Ethical Assessment to improve informed consent processes for health research in a low-income setting
    Adamu Addissie
    Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, UK
    BMC Med Ethics 15:35. 2014
  5. pmc Genetic variants of MARCO are associated with susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis in a Gambian population
    Dawn Me Bowdish
    McMaster Immunology Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    BMC Med Genet 14:47. 2013
  6. pmc Impact of social stigma on the process of obtaining informed consent for genetic research on podoconiosis: a qualitative study
    Fasil Tekola
    School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Med Ethics 10:13. 2009
  7. doi request reprint International Health and Tropical Medicine 08: Proceedings of a Residential Meeting of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 17-19 September 2008, Brighton, UK
    Melanie J Newport
    Department of Medicine, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Sussex BN1 9PX, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1075-80. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Genome-wide association studies and susceptibility to infectious diseases
    Melanie J Newport
    Infectious Diseases and Global Health at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK
    Brief Funct Genomics 10:98-107. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Proceedings of a joint meeting between the Norwegian Society of Infectious Diseases and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Oslo, 20 June 2008
    Melanie J Newport
    Department of Medicine, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Sussex BN1 9PS, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:321-4. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Hunting for immune response regulatory genes: vaccination studies in infant twins
    Melanie J Newport
    Department of Medicine, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9PS, UK
    Expert Rev Vaccines 4:739-46. 2005

Collaborators

  • Trudie Lang
  • Fasil Tekola
  • M O C Ota
  • G Davey
  • Hilton Whittle
  • P Aaby
  • J Vekemans
  • C Siegrist
  • Yordanos B Molla
  • Adamu Addissie
  • Jonas A Kengne-Ouafo
  • Heven Sime
  • Dawn Me Bowdish
  • Chris Finan
  • Nicola A Wardrop
  • Peter M Atkinson
  • Peter Baxter
  • Moses J Bockarie
  • Kebede Deribe
  • Ashenafi Assefa
  • William F Tantoh
  • Yeweyenhareg Feleke
  • Kadu Meribo
  • Alex Pavluck
  • Peter A Enyong
  • Richard Reithinger
  • Nicholas Tendongfor
  • Theobald M Nji
  • Abraham Aseffa
  • Jorge Cano
  • Rachel L Pullan
  • Abeba Gebretsadik
  • Fikre Enquselassie
  • Oumer Shafi
  • Maria P Rebollo
  • Thomas Addissie
  • Amha Kebede
  • Hayley MacGregor
  • Jennifer S Le Blond
  • Bobbie Farsides
  • Doris N Nyoh
  • Asrat Hailu
  • Simon J Brooker
  • Samuel Wanji
  • Nathan A Lack
  • Adrian Vs Hill
  • Siamon Gordon
  • Kaori Sakamoto
  • Philip C Hill
  • Fredrick O Vannberg
  • Giorgio Sirugo
  • Arnaud Marchant

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Integrated mapping of lymphatic filariasis and podoconiosis: lessons learnt from Ethiopia
    Heven Sime
    Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Parasit Vectors 7:397. 2014
    ..We designed and conducted integrated mapping of lymphatic filariasis (LF) and podoconiosis in Ethiopia; here we present the methods, challenges and lessons learnt...
  2. pmc Modelling environmental factors correlated with podoconiosis: a geospatial study of non-filarial elephantiasis
    Yordanos B Molla
    Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9PS, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 13:24. 2014
    ..We studied the spatial variation (variations across an area) in podoconiosis prevalence and the associated environmental factors with a goal to better understanding the pathogenesis of podoconiosis...
  3. pmc Perceptions of consent, permission structures and approaches to the community: a rapid ethical assessment performed in North West Cameroon
    Jonas A Kengne-Ouafo
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Buea, PO Box 63, Buea, Cameroon
    BMC Public Health 14:1026. 2014
    ..We used rapid ethical assessment to explore ethical issues and challenges associated with approaching communities and gaining informed consent in North West Cameroon...
  4. pmc A mixed-methods study on perceptions towards use of Rapid Ethical Assessment to improve informed consent processes for health research in a low-income setting
    Adamu Addissie
    Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, UK
    BMC Med Ethics 15:35. 2014
    ..The current study is conducted to assess the perceived relevance of introducing REA as a mainstream tool in Ethiopia...
  5. pmc Genetic variants of MARCO are associated with susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis in a Gambian population
    Dawn Me Bowdish
    McMaster Immunology Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    BMC Med Genet 14:47. 2013
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  6. pmc Impact of social stigma on the process of obtaining informed consent for genetic research on podoconiosis: a qualitative study
    Fasil Tekola
    School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Med Ethics 10:13. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the impact of social stigma on the process of obtaining consent for a study on the genetics of podoconiosis in Southern Ethiopia...
  7. doi request reprint International Health and Tropical Medicine 08: Proceedings of a Residential Meeting of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 17-19 September 2008, Brighton, UK
    Melanie J Newport
    Department of Medicine, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Sussex BN1 9PX, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1075-80. 2009
    ..The meeting represented the change in focus at RSTMH from tropical infectious diseases towards global health in its broadest sense...
  8. doi request reprint Genome-wide association studies and susceptibility to infectious diseases
    Melanie J Newport
    Infectious Diseases and Global Health at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK
    Brief Funct Genomics 10:98-107. 2011
    ..We also discuss the challenges encountered when studying African populations which are genetically more ancient and more diverse that other populations and disproportionately bear the main global burden of serious infectious diseases...
  9. doi request reprint Proceedings of a joint meeting between the Norwegian Society of Infectious Diseases and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Oslo, 20 June 2008
    Melanie J Newport
    Department of Medicine, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Sussex BN1 9PS, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:321-4. 2009
    ..The meeting ended with a series of case presentations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hunting for immune response regulatory genes: vaccination studies in infant twins
    Melanie J Newport
    Department of Medicine, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9PS, UK
    Expert Rev Vaccines 4:739-46. 2005
    ..These genes and their products have the potential to be developed as targets for novel therapeutic and prophylactic agents against infectious diseases...
  11. pmc Tailoring consent to context: designing an appropriate consent process for a biomedical study in a low income setting
    Fasil Tekola
    School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e482. 2009
    ..The study was conducted prior to a family-based genetic study among people with podoconiosis (non-filarial elephantiasis) in southern Ethiopia...
  12. pmc Natural variation in immune responses to neonatal Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) Vaccination in a Cohort of Gambian infants
    Chris Finan
    Department of Medicine, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Sussex, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e3485. 2008
    ..Characterisation of IFN-gamma responses to BCG is required for interpretation of vaccine immunogenicity study data where BCG is part of the vaccination strategy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Influence of Mycobacterium bovis bacillus Calmette-Guérin on antibody and cytokine responses to human neonatal vaccination
    Martin O C Ota
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia
    J Immunol 168:919-25. 2002
    ..These results demonstrate that BCG influences the immune response to unrelated Ags in early life, likely through its influence on the maturation of dendritic cells...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dissociation between tuberculin skin test and in vitro IFN-gamma responses following neonatal BCG vaccination
    Martin O C Ota
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Gambia
    J Trop Pediatr 52:136-40. 2006
    ..These results indicate that the IFN-gamma assay provides different information than TST in BCG-vaccinated newborns and could be a better marker of vaccine-induced immunity...