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Researcher: Jayasinghe, SU (Mr Sisitha Jayasinghe)

Fields of Research

Infant and child health
Medicinal and biomolecular chemistry
Health promotion
Behavioural neuroscience
Nutrition and dietetics
Obstetrics and gynaecology

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Neonatal and child health
Overweight and obesity
Evaluation of health outcomes
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Prevention of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Anthropometry-based prediction of body fat in infants from birth to 6 months: the Baby-bod study; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Cortisol, alpha amylase, blood pressure and heart rate responses to food intake in men aged 5070 years: importance of adiposity; BMC Obesity
Cortisol, blood pressure, and heart rate responses to food intake were independent of physical fitness levels in women; Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquée, nutrition et métabolisme
Fitter Women Did Not Have Attenuated Hemodynamic Responses to Psychological Stress Compared with Age-Matched Women with Lower Levels of Fitness; PloS one
Hypothalamo-pituitary adrenal axis and sympatho-adrenal medullary system responses to psychological stress were not attenuated in women with elevated physical fitness levels; Endocrine
Physiological responses to psychological stress: importance of adiposity in men aged 5070 years; Endocrine connections
Psychological stress reactivity and future health and disease outcomes: A systematic review of prospective evidence; Psychoneuroendocrinology
Reassessing the Role of Diacylglycerols in Insulin Resistance; Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism
The current global state of movement and physical activity - the health and economic costs of the inactive phenotype; Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases
Vertical sleeve gastrectomy reduces blood pressure and hypothalamic endoplasmic reticulum stress in mice; Disease models & mechanisms

Research Projects

Multidisciplinary approach to antenatal care to improve the health of pregnant women and their offspring: Healthy Outcomes for the Future (HOFF) program.; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)

Research Candidate Supervision