Imperial College London

Dr. Channa Jayasena MA PhD MRCP FRCPath

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Medicine

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Endocrinology



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Channa Jayasena is Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Reproductive Endocrinology and Andrology at Imperial College and Hammersmith Hospital, London. Dr. Jayasena qualified in medicine at Cambridge University, after which he undertook specialist training in Diabetes & Endocrinology in London. Having been awarded a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellowship and NIHR Clinical Lectureship, he conducted first-to-human studies at Imperial College investigating the clinical effects of novel hypothalamic neuropeptides such as kisspeptin on the human reproductive axis. He is currently Clinical Lead for Male Infertility / Andrology at Hammersmith Hospital which has developed cutting edge techniques such as seminal reactive oxygen species (ROS) measurement, microsurgical testicular sperm extraction (mTESE) and testicular mapping. His current research focuses on developing novel diagnostics and therapeutics for men with disorders of spermatogenesis.



Wernig F, Jayasena CN, Dhillo WS, 2017, Carcinoid syndrome and neuroendocrine tumours, Medicine (united Kingdom), Vol:45, ISSN:1357-3039, Pages:543-546

Rose AM, Cowen S, Jayasena CN, et al., 2017, Presentation, Treatment, and Prognosis of secondary Melanoma within the Orbit, Frontiers in Oncology, Vol:7, ISSN:2234-943X

Prague JK, Roberts RE, Comninos AN, et al., 2017, Neurokinin 3 receptor antagonism as a novel treatment for menopausal hot flushes: a phase 2, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, Lancet, Vol:389, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:1809-1820

de Tassigny XD, Jayasena C, Murphy KG, et al., 2017, Mechanistic insights into the more potent effect of KP-54 compared to KP-10 in vivo, Plos One, Vol:12, ISSN:1932-6203

Comninos AN, Wall MB, Demetriou L, et al., 2017, Kisspeptin modulates sexual and emotional brain processing in humans, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Vol:127, ISSN:0021-9738, Pages:709-719

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