Haemochromatosis: genetic iron overload disease

Haemochromatosis: genetic iron overload disease

Summary for patients


Welcome to our haemochromatosis-related publications page. Here, you will find a list of our research articles published from 2019 onwards.

Published in 2019

Pilling et al (2019) Common conditions associated with hereditary haemochromatosis genetic variants: cohort study in UK Biobank BMJ. 16;364:k5222. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k5222.

Tamosauskaite et al (2019) Hereditary Hemochromatosis Associations with Frailty, Sarcopenia and Chronic Pain: Evidence from 200,975 Older UK Biobank Participants J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 74(3):337-342. doi: 10.1093/gerona/gly270.

Published in 2020

Atkins et al (2020) Association of Hemochromatosis HFE p.C282Y Homozygosity With Hepatic Malignancy JAMA. 324(20):2048-2057. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.21566.

Published in 2021

Atkins et al (2021) Hemochromatosis Mutations, Brain Iron Imaging, and Dementia in the UK Biobank Cohort J Alzheimers Dis 79(3):1203-1211. doi: 10.3233/JAD-201080.

Published in 2022

Atkins et al (2022) Hereditary Hemochromatosis Variant Associations with Incident Nonliver Malignancies: 11-Year Follow-up in UK Biobank Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 31(9):1780-1787. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-22-0284.

Pilling et al (2022) Genetic modifiers of penetrance to liver endpoints in HFE hemochromatosis: Associations in a large community cohort Hepatology. 76(6):1735-1745. doi: 10.1002/hep.32575.

Published in 2023

Banfield et al (2023) Haemochromatosis genetic variants and musculoskeletal outcomes: 11.5 year follow-up in the UK Biobank cohort study JBMR Plus. 7(10):e10794. doi: 10.1002/jbm4.10794.

Atkins et al (2023) Letter to the editor regarding: “A haemochromatosis-causing HFE mutation is associated with SARS-CoV-2 susceptibility in the Czech population” Clin Chim Acta. 542:117271. doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2023.117271.

Published in 2024

Lucas et al (2024) HFE genotypes, haemochromatosis diagnosis and clinical outcomes at age 80 years: a prospective cohort study in the UK Biobank BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2023-081926.