Research and Teaching


Principal Investigator – ODYSSEY DM Study

Sub-Investigator of various lipid studies such as ORION-4, HERITAGE, HORIZON, REVEAL and ODYSSEY


Mbagaya W, Luvai A, Waise A. Diagnostic biochemical markers for heart failure. Pract Diab 2018: 35; 149-151

Barth JH, Luvai A., Jassam N, Mbagaya W, Kilpatrick ES, Narayanan D, Spoors S. Comparison of method-related reference intervals for thyroid hormones: studies from a prospective reference population and a literature review. Ann Clin Biochem 2017: 55;107-112

Mbagaya W, Luvai A, Lopez B. Biological variation of troponin in stable haemodialysis patients. Ann Clin Biochem 2015: 52;562-568

Luvai A, Mbagaya W, Narayanan D, Degg T, Toogood G, Wyatt JI, Swinson D, Hall CJ, Barth JH. Hepatocellular carcinoma in variegate porphyria: a case report and literature review. Ann Clin Biochem 2015: 52;407-412

Jassam N, Mbagaya W, Kallner A, Hill R, Carless D, Barth JH, Delaney, H, Lippiatt C, Shepherd J, Glover S, Slack S, Mitchell K, Strafen A, Bosomworth MP. Does creatinine analytical performance support robust identification of acute kidney injury within individual laboratories in a region? Clin Chem Lab Med 2015: 53; e63-e65

Mbagaya W, Orme SM. Weight Loss and Dizziness: Adrenal Failure. In R. Ajjan, S.M. Orme (eds.), Endocrinology and Diabetes: Case Studies, Questions and Commentaries © Springer-Verlag London 2015. pp 91 -97

Mbagaya W, Foo J, Luvai A, King C, Mapplebeck S, Gough A, Jassam N. Persistently raised aspartate aminotransferase (AST) due to macro-AST in a rheumatology clinic. Diagnosis. 2015: 2;137-140, ISSN (Online) 2194-802X, ISSN DOI: 10.1515/dx-2014-0065, January 2015

Narayanan D, Mbagaya W, Aye M, Kilpatrick ES, Barth JH. Management of severe in-patient hyponatraemia: an audit in two teaching hospitals in Yorkshire, UK. Scand J Clin Lab Invest 2015: 75;1-6

Luvai A, Mbagaya W, Hall AS, Barth JH. Rosuvastatin: A Review of the Pharmacology and Clinical Effectiveness in Cardiovascular Disease. Clinical Medicine Insights: Cardiology 2012: 6; 17-33

Luvai A. Mbagaya W. Patient Management: Secondary Hyperlipidaemia. Foundation Years Journal. 2011:5; 40-43.

Abstracts And Posters

Powers, V. Mbagaya, W. Stockdale, C. Dawson, C (2016) Hyperammonaemia secondary to chemotherapy: unmasking and exacerbation of underlying urea cycle defects in two patients. J Inherit Metab Dis vol 39 pp S61.

Mbagaya, W. Narayanan, D. Poon, P. Kilpatrick, ES (2011) The effect of the introduction of a high sensitivity troponin T assay on the prevalence of myocardial infarction in 2 Yorkshire hospitals. Annals of Clinical Biochemistry vol 48 pp S23. Shortlisted for Siemens prize.

Mbagaya, W. Barth, JH (2011) Hyperlipidaemia as an initial presentation of myeloma. Atherosclerosis vol 218, Issue 2, pp e6-7.

Narayanan D, Aye, M. Mbagaya, W (2009) Survey of aetiology, investigations and outcome of severe hyponatraemia in in-patients. Annals of Clinical Biochemistry vol 46 pp S27.

Narayanan, D. Mbagaya, W. Barth, J (2009) Reproducibility of the short synacthen test. Annals of Clinical Biochemistry vol 46 pp S74

Ali, M. Mbagaya, W. Andrews, J. Orme, S (2009) False-positive Dexamethasone Suppression Test following use of rifampicin in a male patient. Endocrine Abstracts vol 21 pp56

Teaching Activity
  • Year 3 Lead and Pathology tutor at North Somerset Academy of the University of Bristol.
  • Postgraduate teaching for junior doctors in medicine and speciality trainees in Chemical Pathology.
  • Nationwide GP teaching on different topics in Laboratory Medicine and Metabolic Medicine.
Contact Details
Address Nuffield Health, Bristol Hospital
3 Clifton Hill Clifton, Bristol BS8 1BN
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