Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2017 Fibromyalgia in 300 adult index patients with primary immunodeficiencyClinical and Experimental Rheumatology.  35:68-73. 2017
2010 Tumor necrosis factor-alpha promoter variants and iron phenotypes in 785 Hemochromatosis and Iron Overload Screening (HEIRS) Study participantsBlood Cells, Molecules and Diseases.  44:252-256. 2010
2008 Accuracy of Family History of Hemochromatosis or Iron Overload: The Hemochromatosis and Iron Overload Screening StudyClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  6:934-938. 2008
2007 DMPK-associated myotonic dystrophy and CTG repeats in Alabama African Americans. 2007
2007 A genome-wide linkage scan for iron phenotype quantitative trait loci: The HEIRS family study 2007
2006 Relationships of serum ferritin, transferrin saturation, and HFE mutations and self-reported diabetes in the hemochromatosis and iron overload screening (HEIRS) studyDiabetes Care.  29:2084-2089. 2006
2006 Geographic and racial/ethnic differences in HFE mutation frequencies in the hemochromatosis and iron overload screening (HEIRS) studyEthnicity and Disease.  16:815-821. 2006
2005 Stainable hepatic iron in 341 African American adults at coroner/medical examiner autopsyBMC Clinical Pathology.  5. 2005
2004 Ancestry reported by white adults with cutaneous melanoma and control subjects in central AlabamaBMC Cancer.  4. 2004
2004 Genetics and cardiovascular disease.Ethnicity and Disease.  14. 2004
2001 HFE genotype frequencies in consecutive reference laboratory specimens: comparisons among referral sources and association with initial diagnosis. 2001
2001 HFE mutations in African-American women with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.Ethnicity and Disease.  11:578-584. 2001

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Immunology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1970
  • Full Name

  • Ronald Acton