Dr Anuradhaa Subramanian MSc

Anuradhaa Subramanian

Institute of Applied Health Research
Research Fellow (Health Informatics)

Contact details

OHEM Building
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Anuradhaa is a MSc Health Research Methods graduate from the University of Birmingham. She works as a Research Fellow (Health Informatics) at the Institute of Applied Health Research. 

She conducts routinely collected primary care data based epidemiological studies by designing and performing data analysis from datasets extracted using the automated system for epidemiological studies (ACES) architecture.

Anuradhaa also provides support to MPH and MSc students who are involved in projects using the THIN database by advising them on data extraction, study design and STATA coding. 

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  • MSc in Health Research Methods, University of Birmingham 2017.
  • BTech in Bioengineering, SASTRA University 2016.


Recent publications


Han, JED, Subramanian, A, Lee, WH, Coker, J, Denniston, AK, Nirantharakumar, K & Adderley, NJ 2024, 'Association of sildenafil use with age-related macular degeneration: a retrospective cohort study', BMJ Open Ophthalmology, vol. 9, no. 1, e001525. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjophth-2023-001525

Makhdom, E, Maher, A, Ottridge, R, Nicholls, M, Ali, A, Cooper, BG, Ajjan, RA, Bellary, S, Hanif, W, Hanna, F, Hughes, D, Jayagopal, V, Mahto, R, Patel, M, Young, J, Nayak, AU, Chen, MZ, Kyaw-Tun, J, Gonzalez, S, Gouni, R, Subramanian, A, Adderley, N, Patel, S & Tahrani, A 2024, 'The Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Treatment on Microvascular Complications in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Feasibility Randomised Controlled Trial: CPAP Impact on Microvascular Complications in T2D Patients', The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. https://doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.11020

Azfr Ali, R, Jalal, Z, Chandan, J, Subramanian, A, Adderley, N, Nirantharakumar, K, Gokhale, K & Paudyal, V 2023, 'Cardiometabolic screening and monitoring in patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs in primary care: A population-based cohort study', Comprehensive Psychiatry, vol. 127, 152419. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2023.152419

Mollan, S, Subramanian, A, Perrins, M, Nirantharakumar, K, Adderley, N & Sinclair, A 2023, 'Depression and anxiety in women with idiopathic intracranial hypertension compared to migraine: a matched controlled cohort study', Headache, vol. 63, pp. 290-298. https://doi.org/10.1111/head.14465

Subramanian, A, Lee, SI, Hemali sudasinghe, SPB, Wambua, S, Phillips, K, Singh, M, Azcoaga-Lorenzo, A, Cockburn, N, Wang, J, Fagbamigbe, A, Usman, M, Damase-Michel, C, Yau, C, Kent, L, Mccowan, C, Oreilly, D, Santorelli, G, Hope, H, Kennedy, J, Mhereeg, M, Abel, KM, Eastwood, K, Black, M, Loane, M, Moss, N, Brophy, S, Brocklehurst, P, Dolk, H, Nelson-Piercy, C & Nirantharakumar, K 2023, 'Detection and evaluation of signals associated with exposure to individual and combination of medications in pregnancy: a signal detection study protocol', BMJ open, vol. 13, no. 10, e073162. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-073162

Aiyegbusi, OL, Davies, EH, Myles, PR, Williams, T, Frost, C, Haroon, S, Hughes, S, Wilson, R, McMullan, C, Subramanian, A, Nirantharakumar, K & Calvert, M 2023, 'Digitally enabled decentralised research: opportunities to improve the efficiency of clinical trials and observational studies', BMJ evidence-based medicine. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjebm-2023-112253

Sheikh, J, Khalil, H, Shaikh, S, Hebbar, M, Zia, N, Wicks, S, Jayaprakash, S, Narendran, A, Subramanian, A, Malhotra, K, Chapman, R, Gillett, C, Gleeson, H, Robinson, L, Justin, C, Lathia, T, Selvan, C, O'reilly, M, Manolopoulos, K, Arlt, W, Kempegowda, P & PCOS SEva team 2023, 'Emotional and psychosexual wellbeing is influenced by ethnicity and birthplace in women and individuals with polycystic ovary syndrome in the UK and India', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 130, no. 8, pp. 978-986. https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.17428

Karasik, A, Lanzinger, S, Tan, EC, Yabe, D, Kim, DJ, Sheu, WH, Melzer-Cohen, C, Holl, RW, Ha, KH, Khunti, K, Zaccardi, F, Subramanian, A, Nirantharakumar, K, Nyström, T, Niskanen, L, Jensen, ML, Hoti, F, Klement, R, Déruaz-Luyet, A, Kyaw, MH, Koeneman, L, Vistisen, D, Carstensen, B, Halvorsen, S, Langslet, G, Farsani, SF, Patorno, E & Núñez, J 2023, 'Empagliflozin cardiovascular and renal effectiveness and safety compared to dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors across 11 countries in Europe and Asia: results from the EMPagliflozin compaRative effectIveness and SafEty (EMPRISE) study.', Diabetes & Metabolism, vol. 49, no. 2, 101418. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diabet.2022.101418

Vistisen, D, Carstensen, B, Elisabetta, P, Lanzinger, S, Tan, EC-H, Yabe, D, Kim, DJ, Sheu, WH-H, Melzer-Cohen, C, Holl, RW, Núñez, J, Ha, KH, Halvorsen, S, Langslet, G, Karasik, A, Nyström, T, Niskanen, L, Guleria, S, Klement, R, Carrasco, M, Foersch, J, Shay, C, Koeneman, L, Hoti, F, Farsani, SF, Khunti, K, Zaccardi, F, Subramanian, A & Nirantharakumar, K 2023, 'Empagliflozin is associated with lower cardiovascular risk compared with dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in adults with and without cardiovascular disease: EMPagliflozin compaRative effectIveness and SafEty (EMPRISE) study results from Europe and Asia', Cardiovascular diabetology, vol. 22, no. 1, 233. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12933-023-01963-9

Syed, U, Subramanian, A, Wraith, D, Lord, J, McGee, K, Gokhale, K, Nirantharakumar, K & Haroon, S 2023, 'Incidence of immune-mediated inflammatory diseases following COVID-19: a matched cohort study in UK primary care', BMC Medicine, vol. 21, no. 1, 363. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-023-03049-5

Shah, AD, Subramanian, A, Lewis, J, Dhalla, S, Ford, E, Haroon, S, Kuan, V & Nirantharakumar, K 2023, 'Long Covid symptoms and diagnosis in primary care: A cohort study using structured and unstructured data in The Health Improvement Network primary care database', PLoS ONE, vol. 18, no. 9, e0290583. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0290583

Lee, S, Hope, HF, O'Reilly, D, Kent, L, SANTORELLI, G, Subramanian, A, Moss, N, Azcoaga-Lorenzo, A, FAGBAMIGBE, AF, Nelson-Piercy, C, Yau, C, McCowan, C, Kennedy, JI, Phillips, K, Singh, M, Mhereeg, M, Cockburn, N, Brocklehurst, P, Plachcinski, R, Riley, R, Thangaratinam, S, Brophy, S, Sudasinghe, B, Agrawal, U, VOWLES, Z, Abel, KM, Nirantharakumar, K, Black, M & Eastwood, KA 2023, 'Maternal and child outcomes for pregnant women with pre-existing multiple long-term conditions: protocol for an observational study in the United Kingdom', BMJ open, vol. 13, e068718. https://doi.org/0.1136/bmjopen-2022-068718


Mobley, A, Wang, X, Champsi, A, Subramanian, A, Nirantharakumar, K & Kotecha, D 2023, '90 Thromboembolic events and vascular dementia in contemporary patients with atrial fibrillation and low apparent stroke risk', Heart, vol. 109, no. Suppl 3, pp. A99-A101. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2023-bcs.90


Thaller, M, Adderley, N, Subramanian, A, Mollan, S & Sinclair, A 2023, 'Comorbid polycystic ovarian syndrome in idiopathic intracranial hypertension', Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 49-52. https://doi.org/10.1080/01658107.2022.2162089

Review article

Aiyegbusi, OL, McMullan, C, Hughes, SE, Turner, GM, Subramanian, A, Hotham, R, Davies, EH, Frost, C, Alder, Y, Agyen, L, Buckland, L, Camaradou, J, Chong, A, Jeyes, F, Kumar, S, Matthews, KL, Moore, P, Ormerod, J, Price, G, Saint-Cricq, M, Stanton, D, Walker, A, Haroon, S, Denniston, AK, Calvert, MJ, Brown, K, Singh Chandan, J, Gkoutos, GV, Jackson, LJ, Lord, JM, Marshall, T, Marwaha, S, Myles, P, Nirantharakumar, K, Rivera, SC, Sapey, E, Simms-Williams, N, Williams, T & Wraith, DC 2023, 'Considerations for patient and public involvement and engagement in health research', Nature Medicine, vol. 29, no. 8, pp. 1922-1929. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-023-02445-x

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