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.
et al., 2018, Improved physiology and metabolic flux after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is associated with temporal changes in the circulating microRNAome: a longitudinal study in humans., Bmc Obes, Vol:5, ISSN:2052-9538
et al., 2018, Does Body Contouring After Bariatric Weight Loss Enhance Quality of Life? A Systematic Review of QOL Studies., Obes Surg
et al., 2018, EndoBarrier (R): a Safe and Effective Novel Treatment for Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes?, Obesity Surgery, Vol:28, ISSN:0960-8923, Pages:1980-1989
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