Imperial College London

Dr. Channa Jayasena MA PhD MRCP FRCPath

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Reader in Reproductive Endocrinology



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Channa Jayasena is a 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 of men and women. 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.

Dr. Jayasena has recently been awarded an NIHR Post-Doctoral Fellowship investigating the metabolic regulation of male infertility. He is also Chief Investigator on an NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) funded project to investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Testosterone Replacement in Men (TestES Consortium).

His current research focuses on developing novel diagnostics and therapeutics for men and women with disorders of reproduction.

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Holtermann Entwistle O, Sharma A, Jayasena CN, 2022, What must be considered when prescribing hormonal pharmacotherapy for male infertility?, Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, Vol:23, ISSN:1465-6566, Pages:1003-1008

Desai A, Yassin M, Cayetano A, et al., 2022, Understanding and managing the suppression of spermatogenesis caused by testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) and anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS), Therapeutic Advances in Urology, Vol:14, ISSN:1756-2872, Pages:17562872221105017-17562872221105017

Mehmet B, Gillard S, Jayasena CN, et al., 2022, Association between domains of quality of life and patients with klinefelter syndrome: a systematic review., European Journal of Endocrinology, Vol:187, ISSN:0804-4643, Pages:S21-S34

Shah R, Agarwal A, Kavoussi P, et al., 2022, Consensus and diversity in the management of varicocele for male infertility: results of a global practice survey and comparison with guidelines and recommendations, World Journal of Mens Health, ISSN:2287-4208

Hamoda H, Mukherjee A, Morris E, et al., 2022, Optimising the menopause transition: joint position statement by the British Menopause Society, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and Society for Endocrinology on best practice recommendations for the care of women experiencing the menopause., Post Reproductive Health, ISSN:2053-3705, Pages:20533691221104882-20533691221104882

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