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Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Internal Medicine

Division of
Digestive Diseases
and Nutrition


Prem Thurairajah, MBBS, MRCP, PhD



Medical School
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS
Mangalore, India

Doctor of Philosophy, PhD
Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, United Kingdom

Post-Graduate Education

University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom and associated hospitals

West Midlands Deanery, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Advance Fellowship
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospital of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Transplant Hepatology

University College of London, United Kingdom
Hepatolbiliary Endoscopy

Clinical Interests and Expertise

Hepatobiliary endoscopy
Liver transplantation
Viral hepatitis

Research Interests

Immunogenetics of Hepatitis C Resistance
Allograft Rejection Post Transplant
Viral Hepatitis

Representative Publications

Warshow UM, Riva A, Hegazy D, Thurairajah PH, Kaminski ER, Chokshi S, Cramp ME. Cytokine profiles in high risk injection drug users suggests innate as opposed to adaptive immunity in apparent resistance to hepatitis C virus infection. J Viral Hepat. 2012 Jul;19(7):501-8.

Singh R, Nordeen N, Shanmuganathan G, Thurairajah PH, Bhat YM. Role of narrow band imaging in Barrett's esophagus. Dig Endosc. 2011 May;23 Suppl 1:83-5.

Thurairajah PH, Hegazy D, Demaine A, Kaminski ER, Cramp ME. Loss of virus-specific T-cell responses in HCV exposed uninfected injection drug users with drug rehabilitation. J Infect Dis. 2011 Mar 15;203(6):847-53.

Thurairajah P, Khanna A, Mutimer D. Add-on combination therapy with adefovir dipivoxil induces renal impairment in patients with lamivudine-refractory hepatitis B virus (J Viral Hepat 2010 Feb 1;17(2):123-9). J Viral Hepat. 2011 Nov;18(11):820.

Thurairajah PH, Hegazy D, Chokshi S, Shaw S, Demaine A, Kaminski ER, Naoumov NV, Cramp ME. Hepatitis C virus (HCV)--specific T cell responses in injection drug users with apparent resistance to HCV infection. J Infect Dis. 2008 Dec 15;198(12):1749-55.

Link to Publications on PubMed

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