Dr. Norah Palmateer

Postal address:
Glasgow Caledonian University
70 Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow
United Kingdom

Research interests

Dr. Norah Palmateer joined Glasgow Caledonian University as a Senior Research Fellow in January 2016. Previously, she has worked as an Epidemiologist with Health Protection Scotland in Glasgow since 2006, working principally on the epidemiology of hepatitis C, and the evaluation of interventions to prevent its transmission, among people who inject drugs. She received a BScH in Life Sciences from Queen’s University (Canada), followed by an MSc in Epidemiology from the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in Public Health from the University of Glasgow. She is an author of over 20 academic papers in the areas of injecting drug use and blood-borne virus epidemiology. 

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  1. E-pub ahead of print

    Association between universal hepatitis B prison vaccination, vaccine uptake and hepatitis B infection among people who inject drugs

    Palmateer, N., Goldberg, D., Munro, A., Taylor, A., Yeung, A., Wallace, L., Mitchell, A., Shepherd, S., Gunson, R., Aitken, C. & Hutchinson, S. 21 Aug 2017 In : Addiction.

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    Needle syringe programmes and opioid substitution therapy for preventing HCV transmission among people who inject drugs: findings from a Cochrane Review and meta-analysis

    Platt, L., Minozzi, S., Reed, J., Vickerman, P., Hagan, H., French, C., Jordan, A., Degenhardt, L., Hope, V., Hutchinson, S., Maher, L., Palmateer, N., Taylor, A., Bruneau, J. & Hickman, M. 21 Aug 2017 In : Addiction.

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    HCV avidity as a tool for detection of recent HCV infection: sensitivity depends on HCV genotype

    Shepherd, S. J., McDonald, S. A., Palmateer, N. E., Gunson, R. N., Aitken, C., Dore, G. J., Goldberg, D. J., Applegate, T. L., Lloyd, A. R., Hajarizadeh, B., Grebely, J. & Hutchinson, S. J. 18 Sep 2017 In : Journal of Medical Virology.

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