Imperial College London

Dr Sabita Uthaya

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Professor of Practice (Neonatal Medicine)



+44 (0)20 3315 7975s.uthaya




Neonatal UnitChelsea and Westminster HospitalChelsea and Westminster Campus





Consultant in Neonatal Medicine at Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer. 

Research interests include neonatal nutrition, long term metabolic outcomes of preterm infants, body composition using magnetic resonance imaging. 

Chief Investigator of the EME funded NEON Clinical Trial of preterm parenteral nutrition. 



Harnden F, Lanoue J, Modi N, et al., 2023, A data-driven approach to understanding neonatal palliative care needs in England and Wales: a population based study 2015-2020, Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition, Vol:108, ISSN:1359-2998, Pages:540-544

van Blankenstein E, Sodiwala T, Lanoue J, et al., 2023, Two-year neurodevelopmental data for preterm infants born over an 11-year period in England and Wales, 2008-2018: a retrospective study using the National Neonatal Research Database, Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition, ISSN:1359-2998

Prior E, Uthaya S, Gale C, 2023, Measuring body composition in children: research and practice, Archives of Disease in Childhood, Vol:108, ISSN:0003-9888, Pages:285-289

Embleton ND, Sproat T, Uthaya S, et al., 2023, Effect of an Exclusive Human Milk Diet on the Gut Microbiome in Preterm Infants: A Randomized Clinical Trial., Jama Netw Open, Vol:6

Shen R, Embleton N, Forman J, et al., 2022, Early antibiotic use and incidence of necrotising enterocolitis in very preterm infants: a protocol for a UK based observational study using routinely recorded data, Bmj Open, Vol:12, ISSN:2044-6055

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