Imperial College London

Dr. Channa Jayasena MA PhD MRCP FRCPath

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Reader in Reproductive Endocrinology



c.jayasena Website




6N5CCommonwealth BuildingHammersmith Campus





  • Award for Excellence: Top 10 Percent of Peer Reviewers for the Journal, Human Reproduction (Oxford), 2018
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), 2018
  • Scientific Section Presidential Address, British Science Festival 2016, British Science Association, 2016
  • Oral Abstract Award in Reproductive Endocrinology, International Congress of Endocrinology / American Endocrine Society, 2014
  • Young Endocrinologist Clinical Prize Lecture, 2014, Society for Endocrinology, 2014
  • Young Investigator Award, 2nd World Conference on Kisspeptin Signalling, Tokyo, Japan, 2012
  • Abstract Prize Winner, British Society for Neuroendocrinology Annual Meeting, Cambridge, UK, British Society of Neuroendocrinology, 2011
  • Starter Grant for Clinical Lecturers, Academic of Medical Sciences / Wellcome Trust, 2011
  • Outstanding Abstract Award, The Endocrine Society, USA, 2011
  • Early Career Grant, Society for Endocrinology, 2010
  • BRC Clinical Lecturer Award, Imperial College London, 2010
  • Outstanding Abstract Award, The Endocrine Society, USA, 2009

External Positions

  • Grant Committee Member, Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) London Review Panel, NIHR, 2018
  • Member, Medical Education Committee, Medical Director's Office, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, 2016
  • Academic Director, Foundation Programme Management Committee, Health Education England North-West London, 2015
  • Chair, Interview Panel for Academic North-West Thames Foundation Programme, Higher Education England North-West London, 2015
  • Academic Lead for Imperial, London and South-East England (LaSE) Academic Foundation Programme Lead's Group, Health Education England, 2014
  • Member, Public Engagement Committee, Society of Endocrinology, 2014

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, Endocrine Society (USA), 2009
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians of London, 2005
  • Member, Society for Endocrinology, 2005

Industrial Connections

  • Astra Zeneca, Inventor and co-applicant on MRC-funded project on AZD 4901 to treat hot flushes in menopausal women (£800K; PI: Prof. Waljit Dhillo)


  • Fellowship of Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath), by published works (fast-track application), Royal College of Pathologists, UK, 2015
  • NIHR Clinical Lectureship, 2009 - 2013
  • Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellowship, 2006 - 2009

Editorial Boards

  • Clinical Endocrinology (Oxford), Member, 2017