Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Honorary Lecturer



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380ASir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus






  • 2009 PhD in Chemistry - Imperial College London
  • 2004 MSc in Bioinformatics - University of Exeter
  • 2003 BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences - University of Durham



Sanz Morales P, Wijeyesekera A, Robertson MD, et al., 2022, The Potential Role of Human Milk Oligosaccharides in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Microorganisms, Vol:10

Jackson PPJ, Wijeyesekera A, Rastall RA, 2022, Inulin-type fructans and short-chain fructooligosaccharides-their role within the food industry as fat and sugar replacers and texture modifiers-what needs to be considered!, Food Science & Nutrition, Vol:11, ISSN:2048-7177, Pages:17-38

Sayers B, Wijeyesekera A, Gibson G, 2021, Exploring the potential of prebiotic and polyphenol-based dietary interventions for the alleviation of cognitive and gastrointestinal perturbations associated with military specific stressors, Journal of Functional Foods, Vol:87, ISSN:1756-4646

Lawson MAE, O'Neill IJ, Kujawska M, et al., 2020, Breast milk-derived human milk oligosaccharides promote Bifidobacterium interactions within a single ecosystem, Isme Journal, Vol:14, ISSN:1751-7362, Pages:635-648

Wijeyesekera A, Wagner J, De Goffau M, et al., 2019, Multi-compartment profiling of bacterial and host metabolites identifies intestinal dysbiosis and its functional consequences in the critically ill child, Critical Care Medicine, Vol:47, ISSN:0090-3493, Pages:e727-e734

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