Miss Anuradhaa Subramanian MSc

Anuradhaa Subramanian

Institute of Applied Health Research
Research Fellow (Health Informatics)

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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


Wang, J, Cooper, JM, Gokhale, K, Acosta-Mena, D, Dhalla, S, Byne, N, Chandan, JS, Anand, A, Okoth, K, Subramanian, A, Bangash, MN, Jackson, T, Zemedikun, D, Taverner, T, Hanif, W, Ghosh, S, Narendran, P, Toulis, KA, Tahrani, AA, Surenthirakumaran, R, Adderley, NJ, Haroon, S, Khunti, K, Sainsbury, C, Thomas, GN & Nirantharakumar, K 2021, 'Association of metformin with susceptibility to COVID-19 in people with type 2 diabetes', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 106, no. 5, dgab067, pp. 1255-1268. https://doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgab067

Lee, S, Cooper, J, Fenton, A, Subramanian, A, Taverner, T, Gokhale, K, Phillips, K, Patel, M, Harper, L, Thomas, GN & Nirantharakumar, K 2021, 'Decreased renal function is associated with incident dementia: an IMRD-THIN retrospective cohort study in the UK', Alzheimer's & Dementia.

Braithwaite, T, Adderley, N, Subramanian, A, Galloway, J, Kempen, JH, Gokhale, K, Cope, AP, Dick, AD, Nirantharakumar, K & Denniston, A 2021, 'Epidemiology of scleritis in the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2018: population-based analysis of 11 million patients and association between scleritis and infectious and immune-mediated inflammatory disease', Arthritis and Rheumatology. https://doi.org/10.1002/art.41709

Bhachu, HK, Cockwell, P, Subramanian, A, Adderley, N, Gokhale, K, Fenton, A, Kyte, D, Nirantharakumar, K & Calvert, M 2021, 'Impact of utilising risk-based stratification on referral of patients with chronic kidney disease from primary care to specialist care in the UK', Kidney International Reports, vol. 6, no. 8, pp. 2189-2199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2021.05.031

Subramanian, A, Anand, A, Adderley, N, Okoth, K, Toulis, K, Gokhale, K, Sainsbury, C, OʼReilly, MW, Arlt, W & Nirantharakumar, K 2021, 'Increased COVID-19 infections in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a population-based study', European Journal of Endocrinology, vol. 184, no. 5, pp. 637-645. https://doi.org/10.1530/EJE-20-1163

Chandan, J, Zemedikun, D, Thayakaran, R, Byrne, N, Dhalla , S, Acosta-Mena , D, Gokhale, K, Thomas, T, Sainsbury, C, Subramanian, A, Cooper, J, Anand, A, Okoth, K, Wang, J, Adderley, N, Taverner, T, Denniston, A, Lord, J, Thomas, GN, Buckley, C, Raza, K, Bhala, N, Nirantharakumar, K & Haroon, S 2021, 'Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and susceptibility to COVID‐19', Arthritis and Rheumatology, vol. 73, no. 5, pp. 731-739. https://doi.org/10.1002/art.41593

Kumarendran, B, O'reilly, M, Subramanian, A, Sumilo, D, Toulis, K, Gokhale, K, Wijeyaratne, CN, Coomarasamy, A, Tahrani, A, Azoulay, L, Arlt, W & Nirantharakumar, K 2021, 'Polycystic ovary syndrome, combined oral contraceptives and the risk of dysglycemia: a population-based cohort study with a nested pharmaco-epidemiological case-control study', Diabetes Care. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc21-0437

Lee, SI, Eastwood, K-A, Moss, N, Azcoaga-Lorenzo, A, Subramanian, A, Anand, A, Taylor, B, Nelson-Piercy, C, Yau, C, McCowan, C, O'Reilly, D, Hope, H, Kennedy, JI, Abel, KM, Locock, L, Brocklehurst, P, Plachcinski, R, Brophy, S, Agrawal, U, Thangaratinam, S, Nirantharakumar, K & Black, M 2021, 'Protocol for the development of a core outcome set for studies of pregnant women with pre-existing multimorbidity', BMJ open, vol. 11, no. 10, pp. e044919. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044919

Subramanian, A, Idkowiak, J, Toulis, K, Thangaratinam, S, Arlt, W & Nirantharakumar, K 2021, 'Pubertal timing in boys and girls born to mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review', European Journal of Endocrinology, vol. 184, no. 1, pp. 51–64. https://doi.org/10.1530/EJE-20-0296

Haroon, S, Subramanian, A, Cooper, J, Anand, A, Gokhale, K, Byrne, N, Dhalla , S, Acosta-Mena , D, Taverner, T, Okoth, K, Wang, J, Chandan, J, Sainsbury, C, Zemedikun, D, Thomas, GN, Parekh, D, Marshall, T, Sapey, E, Adderley, N & Nirantharakumar, K 2021, 'Renin-angiotensin system inhibitors and susceptibility to COVID-19 in patients with hypertension: a propensity score-matched cohort study in primary care', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 21, no. 1, 262. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-021-05951-w

Riley, J, Antza, C, Kempegowda, P, Subramanian, A, Chandan, JS, Gokhale, K, Thomas, N, Sainsbury, C, Tahrani, AA & Nirantharakumar, K 2021, 'Social deprivation and incident diabetes-related foot disease in patients with type 2 diabetes: a population-based cohort study', Diabetes Care, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 731-739. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc20-1027

Singh, P, Adderley, N, Subramanian, A, Gokhale, K, Singhal, R, Toulis, K, Bellary, S, Nirantharakumar, K & Tahrani, A 2021, 'The impact of bariatric surgery on incident microvascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes: a matched controlled population-based retrospective cohort study', Diabetes Care, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 116-124. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc20-0571

Chandan, JS, Subramanian, A, Chandan, JK, Gokhale, KM, Vitoc, A, Taylor, J, Bradbury-Jones, C, Bandyopadhyay, S & Nirantharakumar, K 2021, 'The risk of COVID-19 in survivors of domestic violence and abuse', BMC Medicine, vol. 19, no. 1, 246. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-021-02119-w

Phillips, K, Subramanian, A, Thomas, GN, Khan, N, Chandan, J, Brady, P, Marshall, T, Nirantharakumar, K, Fabritz, L & Adderley, N 2021, 'Trends in the pharmacological management of atrial fibrillation in UK general practice 2008-2018', Heart. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2021-319338

King, D, Reulen, R, Thomas, T, Chandan, J, Thayakaran, R, Subramanian, A, Gokhale, K, Bhala, N, Nirantharakumar, K, Adderley, N & Trudgill, N 2020, 'Changing patterns in the epidemiology and outcomes of inflammatory bowel disease in the United Kingdom: 2000-2018', Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, vol. 51, no. 10, pp. 922-934. https://doi.org/10.1111/apt.15701

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