Hutan Ashrafian is a Clinical Lecturer in Surgery. His research objectives are to develop innovative and technological strategies to resolve the global healthcare burden of obesity, metabolic syndrome, obesity-related cardiorespiratory disease, musculoskeletal dysfunction and cancer.
His work encompasses clinical and mechanistic studies of metabolic bariatric surgery, complex biostatistical models, networks and evidence synthesis to guide policy decisions, computational physiology and systems medicine, novel health technology assessment and diagnostic accuracy of biomarkers, robotics and artificial intelligence agents in healthcare, ancient history analytics, academic impact & leadership metrics and regenerative strategies including sports-based and bio-inspired bionic therapies.
Ashrafian H, 2017, Hypothyroidism in the "Arnolfini Portrait" (1434) by Jan Van Eyck (1390-1441)., J Endocrinol Invest
Ashrafian H, 2017, Earliest depiction of vitiligo in "Venus at a Mirror" (1615) by Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)., J Cosmet Dermatol
Protopapas AD, Ashrafian H, Athanasiou T, Dura censor sed censor: A reviewer’s ongoing audit of 11 years in the journals of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, Frontiers - simulation for training in cardiothoracic surgery
Protopapas AD, Ashrafian H, Athanasiou T, Tumour thrombi in the cavae, Charing Cross Symposium 2016