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- Inflammatory bowel disease
I was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist in 1996 and have worked in 3 teaching hospitals in the West Midlands since. I am actively involved in clinical and basic science research and hold an honorary Readership at the University of Birmingham. I am Regional Lead for Gastroenterology research, teach undergraduate and postgraduate medical students and am an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians. I am Deputy Lead for the UK Comprehensive Clinical Research Network (Gastroenterology) and lead on Pharmaceutical clinical trials.
Areas of interest
Iron metabolism; Anaemia, clinical trials
- Ginnie Iqbal
- 31 Carpenter Road BIRMINGHAM B15 2JH
- 07962 304213
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Rajneesh Sachdeva Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Iron and anaemia in inflammatory bowel disease, cancer and coeliac disease
Until very recently I played saxophone in an amateur band (for ten years)
NIHR citation for contribution to GI research 2014
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Panjabi, Punjabi
Radulescu S et al. Luminal iron levels govern intestinal tumourogenesis after APC loss in vivo. Cell.Rep 2012 Aug 30;2(2):270-82
Rattehalli D et al. Iron deficiency without anaemia:Do notwait for the haemoglobin to drop? Health Policy and Technology (2013) 2, 45–58
Tselepis C et al. Characterization of the transition metal binding properties of hepcidin. Biochem J 2010;427:289-96
Iqbal T, et al. Case Report: Is iron overload in alcohol-related cirrhosis mediated by hepcidin? World Journal of Gastroenterology 2009; 15:5864-6
Sharma N,et al. Differential ferritin expression is associated with iron deficiency in coeliac disease. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009;21:794-804.
Ward DG, et al. SELDI-TOF-MS determination of hepcidin in clinical samples using stable isotope labelled hepcidin as an internal standard. Proteome Sci. 2008 Oct 14;6:28
Ward DG, et al. Increased hepcidin expression in colorectal carcinogenesis. World J Gastroenterol. 2008 Mar 7;14(9):1339-45.
Brookes MJ, Boult J, Roberts K, Cooper BT, Hotchin NA, Matthews G, Iqbal T, Tselepis CA role for iron in Wnt signalling. Oncogene. 2008;27:966-75.
Gregory K, Halliday M, Averill C, Bhala N, Tselepis C, Iqbal T.Iron deficiency anaemia: further education regarding the British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines is required. Gut. 2007 Sep;56(9):1319.
Brookes MJ, Hughes S, Turner FE, Reynolds G, Sharma N, Ismail T, Berx G, McKie AT, Hotchin N, Anderson GJ, Iqbal T, Tselepis C.
A modulation of iron transport proteins in human colorectal carcinogenesis.
Laftah AH, Sharma N, Brookes MJ, McKie AT, Simpson RJ, Iqbal TH, Tselepis C. Tumour necrosis factor alpha causes hypoferraemia and reduced intestinal iron absorption in mice.
Biochem J. 2006;1:61-7
N Sharma, et al
A role for tumour necrosis factor alpha in human small bowel iron absorption.
Biochem J 2005 Sep 1;390:437-46.
Courses offered to GPs
I have, in the last 6 months, given two regional seminars in Primary Care on the science and management of iron disorders
I have recently authored a chapter on IBD for the GP Masterclass series published by the BMJ and and due to delivery a Masterclass in Gastroenterology in Glasgow (October 2013)
- MBBChir University of Cambridge 1986
- MD University of Cambridge 1996
- Fellowship Royal College of Physicians 1996
Reference number 3122198
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chairman working group development of guidelines European Crohns and Colitis Organisation 2013
- Lead for Pharmaceutical Clinical Trial UKCRN (GI) 2014
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Gastroenterology
European Crohns and Colitis Organisation
- BMI The Edgbaston Hospital, B15 2QQ
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 0121 456 2000
- BMI The Priory Hospital, B5 7UG
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 0121 446 1631
Post treatment communication
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