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Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist & Diabetologist
Dr. Ahila Ayyavoo

MBBS,DCH,DNB,P.hd,Fellowship in Paediatric Endocrinology (NZ)

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Thu, Fri, Sat9am - 1pm

Awards & Achievements

  • The John Funder Prize for the best PhD student research publication at Liggins Institute for the year 2013 – Awarded on 10th December, 2013 at Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Nominated for the top 18 doctoral theses of the year 2013 at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • New Zealand India Research Institute grant, 2013 awarded as a co-principal investigator with Prof Wayne Cutfield for research in India. NZ$ 50,000 has been granted for a study on offspring of non-obese mothers with gestational diabetes.
  • Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group Research Grant of 2011 awarded at Perth, Australia (AUS$ 15,000) for the research on glucose metabolism and body composition of pre-pubertal children born to mothers with severe hyperemesis gravidarum.
  • Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group Research Grant, 2010 awarded at Adelaide, Australia. AUS$ 15,000 was awarded for research on the glucose metabolism and body composition of post-term children.
  • National Research Centre for Growth and Development, New Zealand awarded a grant for NZ$ 25,000 for the work on post-term children.
  • Featured author in Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (Official publication of Endocrine Society of USA) – November 2014; http://press.endocrine.org/page/jcem/focusbone/14-2025.

Research and Publications

  • Ahila Ayyavoo, Palany Raghupathy, Meenal Agarwal, Paul Hofman; Severe familial hypertriglyceridemia: Successful treatment with insulin and a modified meal plan,  Journal of the Endocrine Society,  https://doi.org/10.1210/js.2018-00299
  • Ayyavoo C, Kannan J, Ayyavoo A. Would abortion services in India benefit from lesser hurdles? J. Evid. Based Med. Healthc. 2018; 5(41), 2890-2894. DOI: 10.18410/jebmh/2018/591
  • Rajamani M, Nagasubramanian V, Ayyavoo A, Raghupathy P, Dandapani R. Surgically induced necrotizing scleritis following strabismus surgery treated successfully with topical N-acetylcysteine in a child with congenital fibrosis of extraocular muscles and Varadi Papp syndrome. Strabismus 2017:1-4.
  • Ayyavoo A, Derraik JG, Hofman PL, Cutfield WS. Hyperemesis gravidarum and long-term health of the offspring. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2014; 210(6):521-5.
  • Ahila A, Vimalraj V, Raghupathy P. Insulin resistance and adverse lipid profile in obese pre-pubertal South Indian children. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2015; 2015:P78.
  • Derraik JGB, Ayyavoo A, Hofman PL, Biggs J, Cutfield WS. Increasing maternal pre-pregnancy BMI is associated with reduced insulin sensitivity and increased blood pressure in their children. Clinical Endocrinology. 2015. 83 (3). 352-356.
  • Ayyavoo A, Derraik JG, Cutfield WS, Hofman PL. Elimination of pain and improvement of exercise capacity in Camurati-Engelmann disease with losartan. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism; 2014; 99:3978-8m2.
  • Ayyavoo A, Derraik JG, Hofman PL, Cutfield WS. Postterm births: are prolonged pregnancies too long? Journal of Pediatrics. 2014;164(3):647-51.
  • Ayyavoo A, Derraik JG, Hofman PL, Cutfield WS. Metabolic, cardiovascular, and anthropometric differences between prepubertal girls and boys. Clinical Endocrinology. 2014. 81(2); 238-243
  • Ayyavoo A, Derraik JGB, Hofman PL, Biggs J, Bloomfield FH, Cormack BE, Stone P, Cutfield WS. Severe hyperemesis gravidarum is associated with reduced insulin sensitivity in the offspring in childhood. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2013;98(8):3263-8.
  • Ayyavoo, A., T. Savage, Derraik JGB, Hofman PL, Cutfield WS. First-born children have reduced insulin sensitivity and higher daytime blood pressure compared to later-born children. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2013; 98(3): 1248-1253.
  • Ayyavoo A, Derraik JGB, Hofman PL, Mathai S, Biggs J, Stone P, Sadler L, Cutfield WS. Pre-pubertal children born post-term have reduced insulin sensitivity and other markers of the metabolic syndrome. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(7):e67966.
  • Ayyavoo A, Derraik JGB, Hofman PL, Cutfield WS. Is being first-born another risk factor for metabolic and cardiovascular diseases? Future Cardiology. 2013; 9: 447-450.
  • Ayyavoo A, The effects of post-term birth, hyperemesis gravidarum, and birth order on childhood metabolism and body composition. 2013; researchspace.auckland.ac.nz. http://hdl.handle.net/2292/21253
  • Asia Pacific Paediatric Endocrine Society Biennial Conference, Bali, Indonesia: 14th to 17th of November, 2012 – Three oral presentations and the first presentation was a part of Kaichi Kida oral session for the top 5 abstracts of the conference:
    • Early markers of the metabolic syndrome in children born post-term- Ahila Ay-yavoo, Paul L Hofman, José Derraik, Sarah Mathai, Janene Biggs, Peter Stone, Lynn Sadler, Wayne Cutfield
    • Losartan improves clinical outcome in Camurati Engelmann Disease – Ahila Ay-yavoo, Tim Cundy, Paul Hofman
    • Severe hyperemesis gravidarum affects offspring metabolism in childhood- Ahila Ayyavoo, Paul Hofman, José Derraik, Sarah Mathai, Peter Stone, Frank Bloomfield, Wayne Cutfield
    • First born children are taller, insulin resistant and have higher blood pressure – Tim Savage, Ahila Ayyavoo, Paul Hofman, Jose Derraik, Wayne Cutfield (oral presentation by Prof. Wayne Cutfield)
  • Ahila Ayyavoo, Paul Hofman, Jose Derraik, Sarah Mathai, Peter Stone, Lynn Sad-ler, and Wayne Cutfield., Metabolic Syndrome Features in Children Born Post-Term. Endocr Rev 2012 33: OR09-6
  • Ahila Ayyavoo,  Paul Hofman, Jose Derraik,  Sarah Mathai,  Peter Stone,  Frank Bloomfield, and  Wayne Cutfield., Metabolic Outcomes in Children Born to Mothers with Severe Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Endocr Rev  2012  33:  SAT-603
  • Ayyavoo A, Hofman PL, Derraik JG, Mathai S, Stone P, Sadler L, et al. Early markers of the metabolic syndrome in children born post-term. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology. 2013;2013(Suppl 1):O22.
  • Savage T, Ayyavoo A, Hofman P, Derraik J, Cutfield W. First born children are taller, insulin resistant and have higher blood pressure. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology. 2013;2013(Suppl 1):O53.
  • Ayyavoo A, Cundy T, Derraik JG, Hofman PL. Losartan improves clinical outcome in Camurati Engelmann Disease. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology. 2013;2013(Suppl 1):O42.
  • Ayyavoo A, Hofman PL, Derraik JG, Mathai S, Stone P, Bloomfield F, et al. Severe hyperemesis gravidarum affects offspring metabolism in childhood. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology. 2013;2013(Suppl 1):O51.
  • Poster presentations at ISPAE 2015 (Indian Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology – Biennial conference at Gurgaon on 27th -29th November, 2015)
    • Ahila Ayyavoo, T Satheesh, P Raghupathy. Elevation of body mass index by 1.38 in south Indian mothers with GDM is associated with elevated Ponderal index in the offspring.
    • VimalRaj Vijayakumar, Palany Raghupathy, Ahila Ayyavoo. Insulin resistance and adverse lipid profile in obese pre-pubertal south Indian children.
    • Fouzeamol Saidalikutty, Ahila Ayyavoo, Palany Raghupathy. Spectrum of thy-roid disorders in South Indian children is different.
  • Insulin resistance and adverse lipid profile in obese pre-pubertal south Indian children. Ahila Ayyavoo, Vimalraj Vijayakumar, Palany Raghupathy. Poster presentation at APPES-APEG Joint Conference 2014 at Darwin, Australia
  • Early Markers of the Metabolic Syndrome in Children Born Post-term – Ahila Ay-yavoo, Paul L Hofman, José Derraik, Sarah Mathai, Janene Biggs, Peter Stone, Lynn Sadler, Wayne Cutfield
    • Oral presentation at Endocrine Society of USA, June, 2012, Houston, USA
    • Oral presentation at Paediatric Society of New Zealand for “New Investigator Award”, November 2011, Auckland, New Zealand
    • Oral presentation at Annual Scientific Meeting of Australasian Paediatric En-docrine Group for the “ Young Investigator Award” in July 2011 at Perth, Aus-tralia
  •  Severe hyperemesis gravidarum affects offspring metabolism in childhood – Ahila Ay-yavoo, Paul Hofman, José Derraik, Sarah Mathai, Peter Stone, Frank Bloomfield, Wayne Cutfield. Poster presentation at Endocrine Society of USA, June, 2012, Houston, USA
  • Plasmapheresis in Organophosphorus Poisoning – Intensive Management and its Successful Use – Ahila Ayyavoo , Nagarajan Muthialu and P Ramachandran; J Clinic Toxicol 2011. 0:0, (2012)
  • Ahila Ayyavoo, P.Raghupathy – Insulin profile in children with obesity
  • Poster presentation at APPES conference, February 2008, Mumbai, India.
  • Clinical profile and Management of Kawasaki Disease in children – Poster presentation at National Conference of Paediatric Rheumatology, October 2008, India.
    • Varied manifestations of van Wyk Grumbach syndrome – Ahila Ayyavoo, P.Raghupathy
    • Poster presentation at Annual Scientific Meeting of Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group, August 2010, Adelaide, Australia
    • Poster presentation at Annual Scientific Meeting of Asia Pacific Paediatric Endocrine Society, November 2010, Xian, China
    • Foreign body aspiration in children – Prospective analysis of clinical presentation in 50 patients – Original research work for theses for Masters’ degree in 2003, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.
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