See below for a selection of our most recent papers.

Selected publications

Tackling Childhood Obesity

Viner RM, Kinra S, Nicholls D, Saxena S.Burden of child and adolescent obesity on health services in England. Arch Dis Child. 2018.

Black JA, Park M, Gregson J, Falconer CL, White B, Kessel A, Saxena S et al. Child obesity cut-offs as derived from parental perceptions: cross-sectional questionnaire. Br J Gen Practice 2015.

Park MH, Skow Á, Puradiredja DI,  Saxena S et al. Development and evaluation of an online tool for management of overweight children in primary care: a pilot study.BMJ open 2015.

Falconer CL, Park MH, Croker H, Skow Á, Black J, Saxena S, Kessel AS, Karlsen S, Morris S, Viner RM, Kinra S. The benefits and harms of providing parents with weight feedback as part of the national child measurement programme: a prospective cohort study. BMC Public Health. 2014.

Park MH, Falconer CL, Croker H, Saxena S et al. Predictors of health-related behaviour change in parents of overweight children in England. Prev Med. 2014.

Syrad H, Falconer C, Cooke L, Saxena S et al. Health and happiness is more important than weight': a qualitative investigation of the views of parents receiving written feedback on their child's weight as part of the National Child Measurement Programme. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2015.

Jones Nielsen JD, Laverty AA, Millett C, Mainous III AG, Majeed A, Saxena S. Rising Obesity-Related Hospital Admissions among Children and Young People in England: National Time Trends Study. PloS One 2013.

Long-term Conditions in Children

Chhaya V, Pollok RC, Cecil E, Subramanian V, Curcin V, Majeed A Saxena S. Impact of early thiopurines on surgery in 2770 children and young people diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease: a national population-based study. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2015.

Chatu S, Subramanian V,  Saxena S, Pollok RC. The Role of Thiopurines in Reducing the Need for Surgical Resection in Crohn's Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. The American journal of gastroenterology 2014.

Mainous III AG, Johnson SP, Saxena S,. Inpatient bariatric surgery among eligible black and white men and women in the United States, 1999-2010. Am J Gastroenterol 2013.