Imperial College London

Dr Syed Sufyan Hussain

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Honorary Clinical Lecturer



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6N6Commonwealth BuildingHammersmith Campus






Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Hussain S, Richardson E, Ma Y, et al., 2015, Glucokinase activity in the arcuate nucleus regulates glucose intake, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Vol:125, ISSN:1558-8238, Pages:337-384

Hussain SS, Ghandi K, Dornhorst A, 2014, A comparison of methods used to assess impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia in Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetic Medicine, Vol:31, ISSN:0742-3071, Pages:129-129

Vermont L, Hussain SS, Lam SJ, et al., 2014, Investigating hypoglycaemia awareness in Type 1 diabetes during pregnancy, Diabetic Medicine, Vol:31, ISSN:0742-3071, Pages:147-147

Hussain SS, Bloom SR, 2013, The regulation of food intake by the gut-brain axis: implications for obesity, International Journal of Obesity, Vol:37, ISSN:0307-0565, Pages:625-633

Gandhi K, Hussain SS, Charatsi E, et al., 2013, Investigating hypoglycaemia awareness in an outpatient Type 1 diabetes clinic, Diabetic Medicine, Vol:30, ISSN:0742-3071, Pages:148-148

Beale KEL, Gardiner JV, Bewick GA, et al., 2013, Peripheral administration of prokineticin 2 potently reduces food intake and body weight in mice via the brainstem, British Journal of Pharmacology, Vol:168, ISSN:0007-1188, Pages:403-410

Hussain SS, Bloom SR, 2011, The pharmacological treatment and management of obesity, Postgrad Med., Vol:1, Pages:34-44

Hurles ME, Willey D, Matthews L, et al., 2004, Origins of chromosomal rearrangement hotspots in the human genome: evidence from the AZFa deletion hotspots., Genome Biol., Vol:8


Hussain SS, De Silva A, Bloom SR, 2014, Control of Food intake and Appetite - in Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ISBN:9781605474618


Hussain SS, Ghandi K, Dornhorst A, 2014, Investigating hypoglycaemia awareness in an outpatient type 1 diabetes clinic., DIabetes UK Annual Professional Conference

Hussain SS, Richardson E, Beale K, et al., 2013, A Novel Technique to Investigate Post-Prandial Responses to Sugar Solutions in Rats., Presented at the American Diabetes Association Jun 2012 (72nd scientific sessions, Philadelphia, USA)

Hussain SS, Richardson E, Buckley N, et al., 2013, Investigating glucose responsive neuropeptide release using a static hypothalamic incubation system, ICE/ESE Florence, 2012

Hussain SS, Rirchardson E, Buckley N, et al., 2011, The effect of glucose on hypothalamic neuropeptide Y and CART release investigated using static incubation of hypothalamic explants. Endocrine Abstracts (2011) 25 P155. Presented at Society for Endocrinology, BES 2010 and presented at Endo 2010 (93rd Annual Endocrine Society meeting, USA)

Richardson E, Hussain SS, Counsell JR, et al., 2010, The Role of Ventromedial Hypothalamic Glucose-Sensing Neurons during Glucoprivation., 92nd Meeting and Expo of the Endocrine Society (ENDO 2010), ENDOCRINE SOC, ISSN:0163-769X

Hussain SS, Woolf R, Patel D, et al., 2010, A case of a mediastinal paraganglioma. Endocrine Abstracts (2009). Presented at 4th SfE Hammersmith Multidisciplinary Endocrine Symposium and SfE National Clinical Cases meeting 2010

Richardson E, Hussain S, Counsell JR, et al., 2010, Investigating the role of ventromedial hypothalamic glucose-sensing neurones in the response to hypoglycaemia. Endocrine Abstracts (2010) 21 P178. Presented at Society for Endocrinology, BES 2010, Harrogate, UK.

Hussain SS, Harborne A, Britton M, 2008, Audit of the investigation and diagnosis of hyponatraemia in elderly medical in-patients. Endocrine Abstracts. 2008;15: P47. Presented at Society for Endocrinology, BES 2008.

Hussain SS, Rastogi A, Kan C, et al., 2008, Uptake of influenza vaccine in general medical patients Rheumatology 2008; 47(2): ii119 (409). Presented at the British Society for Rheumatology Annual meeting 2008


Ali S, Hussain S, M H, et al., 2013, MCB: Ramadan and Diabetes: A guide for patients.

Hussain SS, 2013, Feeling Nervy about Diabetes? Perhaps it’s all in your head. TheEndocrinologist.

Hussain SS, 2012, Diabetes - The silent epidemic.

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