Associate Professor Ekinci (MBBS FRACP PhD) is a clinician researcher and is the Sir Edward Dunlop Medical Research Foundation Principal Research Fellow in Metabolic MedicineThe University of Melbourne. Her research focus is diabetes and its complications, aiming to significantly improve clinical practice and health outcomes.
Her research streams include the following:
(i) effects of diabetes on kidney function
(ii) effects of dietary sodium intake in people with diabetes
(iii) improving the management of diabetes in the inpatient setting
(iv) improving the management of diabetes for Indigenous Australians living in remote and rural communities
(v) effects of pre-existing diabetes on pregnancy
She is also the Director of Diabetes at Austin Health where she co-ordinates the clinical care of inpatients and outpatients with diabetes. She heads Diabetes and Obesity clinical trials at Austin Health and The University of Melbourne where she is Chief Investigator in numerous clinical trials. She is a Senior Research Fellow at the Menzies School of Health Research and Consultant Physician and a Research Fellow at BakerIDI. Dr Ekinci has 92 publications including in the following journals: Diabetes Care, Diabetes, Diabetologia, Clinical Science, Diabetic Medicine, AJKD, Kidney International, MJA, Critical Care Medicine. She has co-authored more than 120 abstracts at various national and international meetings. She supervises PhD students and MDRP students at the University of Melbourne and is also responsible for mentoring endocrinologists, endocrine registrars, residents, interns, medical students and clinical trials staff. She has obtained a total of over $4 million of research funding along with her colleagues, including NHMRC Scholarship NHMRC Early Career Fellowship, NHMRC Project grant, funding from Diabetes Australia Research Program, Royal Australasian College of Physicians JDRF Fellowship, Stroke Foundation, Australian Diabetes Society (ADS), Viertel Charitable Foundation Clinical Investigatorship, The University of Melbourne Early Career Research Grant, Sir Edward Weary Dunlop Medical Research Foundation project grants. She is regularly invited to present her research at various scientific meetings and frequently presents her work on the radio and through wider media for public audiences.
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The association between maternal renal function and pregnancy outcomes in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Jas-Mine Seah, Ning Mao Kam, Lydia Wong, Cara Tanner, Richard J MacIsaac, Alexis Shub, Elif I Ekinci, Christine Houlihan
Journal article | 2020 | Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
AIMS: To investigate the prognostic value of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and albuminuria in determining pregnancy ..
Identifying stress-related eating in behavioural research: A review.
Lauren Stammers, Lisa Wong, Robyn Brown, Sarah Price, Elif Ekinci, Priya Sumithran
Journal article | 2020 | Hormones and Behavior
Stress is a commonly reported precipitant of overeating. Understanding the relationship between stress and food intake is importan..
Emotional eating in patients attending a specialist obesity treatment service.
Lisa Wong, Lauren Stammers, Leonid Churilov, Sarah Price, Elif Ekinci, Priya Sumithran
Journal article | 2020 | Appetite
OBJECTIVE: The prevalence of emotional eating (EE) has increased in the general population over past decades. There is limited inf..
Risk factors for pregnancy outcomes in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Jas-Mine Seah, Ning Mao Kam, Lydia Wong, Cara Tanner, Alexis Shub, Elif I Ekinci, Christine Houlihan
Journal article | 2020 | Internal Medicine Journal
OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to explore differences in pregnancy outcomes between women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and healthy con..
Effect of Salt Supplementation on Sympathetic Activity and Endothelial Function in Salt-Sensitive Type 2 Diabetes
Sara Baqar, Yee Wen Kong, Angela X Chen, Christopher O'Callaghan, Richard J MacIsaac, Maree Bouterakos, Gavin W Lambert, George Jerums, Elisabeth E Lambert, Elif Ekinci
Journal article | 2020 | The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
CONTEXT: Lower sodium intake is paradoxically associated with higher mortality in type 2 diabetes (T2D). OBJECTIVE: To determine w..
GOAL ATTAINMENT SCALING OUTCOMES IN GENERAL INPATIENT REHABILITATION: ASSOCIATION WITH FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE AND PERCEIVED GOAL IMPORTANCE AND DIFFICULTY
Irina Churilov, Kim Brock, James M Churilov, Emma Sutton, David Murphy, Richard J Macisaac, Elif Ekinci
Journal article | 2020 | Journal of rehabilitation medicine
Relative Hypoglycemia in Diabetic Patients With Critical Illness
Timothy N Kwan, Lara Zwakman-Hessels, Nada Marhoon, Ray Robbins, Johan Martensson, Elif Ekinci, Rinaldo Bellomo
Journal article | 2020 | Critical Care Medicine
OBJECTIVES: Relative hypoglycemia is a decrease in glucose greater than or equal to 30% below prehospital admission levels (estima..
A physician-initiated double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 2 study evaluating the efficacy and safety of inhibition of NADPH oxidase with the first-in-class Nox-1/4 inhibitor, GKT137831, in adults with type 1 diabetes and persistently elevated urinary albumin excretion: Protocol and statistical considerations.
Anne T Reutens, Karin Jandeleit-Dahm, Merlin Thomas, Agus Salim, Alysha M De Livera, Leon A Bach, Peter G Colman, Timothy ME Davis, Elif I Ekinci, Greg Fulcher, Peter Shane Hamblin, Mark A Kotowicz, Richard J MacIsaac, Claire Morbey, David Simmons, Georgia Soldatos, Gary Wittert, Ted Wu, Mark E Cooper, Jonathan E Shaw
Journal article | 2020 | Contemporary Clinical Trials
PURPOSE: Kidney disease caused by type 1 diabetes can progress to end stage renal disease and can increase mortality risk. Nicotin..
A safety and pharmacodynamics study of temelimab, an antipathogenic human endogenous retrovirus type W envelope monoclonal antibody, in patients with type 1 diabetes.
Francois Curtin, Bernard Champion, Peter Davoren, Sally Duke, Elif I Ekinci, Chris Gilfillan, Claire Morbey, Thomas Nathow, Trisha O'Moore-Sullivan, David O'Neal, Adam Roberts, Stephen Stranks, Bronwyn Stuckey, Parind Vora, Sam Malpass, David Lloyd, Nicole Maëstracci-Beard, Bénédicte Buffet, Gabrielle Kornmann, Corinne Bernard, et al.
Journal article | 2020 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism
AIM: To report the first study of temelimab, a monoclonal antibody neutralizing the pathogenic human endogenous retrovirus type W ..
Effect of angiotensin II receptor blocker and salt supplementation on short-term blood pressure variability in type 2 diabetes
Angela X Chen, John L Moran, Renata Libianto, Sara Baqar, Christopher O'Callaghan, Richard J MacIsaac, George Jerums, Elif Ekinci
Journal article | 2020 | Journal of Human Hypertension
High blood pressure variability (BPV) has been associated with increased cardiovascular (CV) risk. The effect of dietary salt and ..
Complement C5a Induces Renal Injury in Diabetic Kidney Disease by Disrupting Mitochondrial Metabolic Agility
Sih Min Tan, Mark Ziemann, Vicki Thallas-Bonke, Matthew Snelson, Vinod Kumar, Adrienne Laskowski, Tuong-Vi Nguyen, Kevin Huynh, Michele V Clarke, Renata Libianto, Scott T Baker, Alison Skene, David A Power, Richard J MacIsaac, Darren C Henstridge, Rick A Wetsel, Assam El-Osta, Peter J Meikle, Scott G Wilson, Josephine M Forbes, et al.
Journal article | 2020 | Diabetes
The sequelae of diabetes mellitus include microvascular complications such as diabetic kidney disease (DKD), which involves glucos..
Diabetes and higher HbA1c levels are independently associated with adverse renal outcomes in inpatients following multiple hospital admissions
N Torkamani, L Churilov, R Robbins, G Jerums, V Beik, N Radcliffe, S Patterson, R Bellomo, J Burns, GK Hart, Q Lam, DA Power, RJ MacIsaac, DF Johnson, J Zajac, E Ekinci
Journal article | 2020 | Journal of Diabetes and its Complications
OBJECTIVE: To assess the association between glycaemic status prior to the first hospital presentation with developing adverse ren..
Changes in soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor type 1 levels and early renal function decline in patients with diabetes
Richard J MacIsaac, Matthew Farag, Varuni Obeyesekere, Michele Clarke, Ray Boston, Glenn M Ward, George Jerums, Elif Ekinci
Journal article | 2019 | Journal of Diabetes Investigation
The relationship between serial changes in soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor type 1 (TNFR1) levels and an early decline in es..
Feasibility of using a transition diabetes team to commence injectable therapies postdischarge from a tertiary hospital: a pilot, randomised controlled trial
Felicity Pyrlis, Rajna Ogrin, Sonja Arthur, Cathy Zhai, Leonid Churilov, Sara Baqar, Jeffrey D Zajac, Elif I Ekinci
Journal article | 2019 | BMJ Open
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to investigate if the use of a transition team was feasible for patients with diabetes being discharg..
Impact of botanical fermented foods on metabolic biomarkers and gut microbiota in adults with metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes: a systematic review protocol
Miin Chan, Helen Baxter, Nadja Larsen, Lene Jespersen, Elif I Ekinci, Kate Howell
Journal article | 2019 | BMJ Open
INTRODUCTION: Dysfunctional gut microbiota is a common finding in patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and type 2 diabetes mell..
SGLT2 Inhibitors Increase the Risk of Diabetic Ketoacidosis Developing in the Community and During Hospital Admission
Peter S Hamblin, Rosemary Wong, Elif Ekinci, Spiros Fourlanos, Sonali Shah, Alicia R Jones, Matthew JL Hare, Genevieve L Calder, Dilan Seneviratne Epa, Elizabeth M George, Rinky Giri, Mark A Kotowicz, Mervyn Kyi, Nicole Lafontaine, Richard J MacIsaac, Brendan J Nolan, David N O'Neal, Debra Renouf, Suresh Varadarajan, Jennifer Wong, et al.
Journal article | 2019 | The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
CONTEXT: Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) has been associated with the use of sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2is). OBJE..
Prevalence of pre-existing dysglycaemia among inpatients with acute coronary syndrome and associations with outcomes
Dinesh C Mahendran, Garry Hamilton, Jeremy Weiss, Leonid Churilov, Jeremy Lew, Kaylyn Khoo, Que Lam, Raymond Robbins, Graeme K Hart, Douglas Johnson, David L Hare, Omar Farouque, Jeffrey D Zajac, Elif I Ekinci
Journal article | 2019 | Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
AIMS: We aimed to confirm the hypothesis that dysglycaemia including in the pre-diabetes range affects a majority of patients admi..
Diagnostic performance of the Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation at estimating glomerular filtration rate in adults with diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol
Neda Zafari, Leonid Churilov, Richard J MacIsaac, Niloufar Torkamani, Helen Baxter, Katerina V Kiburg, Elif Ekinci
Journal article | 2019 | BMJ Open
INTRODUCTION: Timely detection leading to the implementation of reno-protective measures reduces the progression of diabetic kidne..
Hospital-acquired complications in intensive care unit patients with diabetes: A before-and-after study of a conventional versus liberal glucose control protocol
Nora Luethi, Luca Cioccari, Glenn Eastwood, Peter Biesenbach, Rhys Morgan, Stephanie Sprogis, Helen Young, Leah Peck, Christine Knee Chong, Sandra Moore, Kylie Moon, Elif I Ekinci, Adam M Deane, Rinaldo Bellomo, Johan Martensson
Journal article | 2019 | Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica
Routine HbA1c among hematology and oncology inpatients: Diabetes-status and hospital-outcomes
Wei-Ling Chiu, Leonid Churilov, Chee-Hau Lim, Alanna Tan, Rithin Nedumannil, Lik-Hui Lau, Jeremy Lew, Mariam Hachem, Alvin Kong, Raymond Robbins, Harvey Sutcliffe, Que Lam, Andrew Lee, Frida Djukiadmodjo, Natalie Nanayakkara, Jeffrey D Zajac, Elif I Ekinci
Journal article | 2019 | Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Older People With Type 2 Diabetes-Individualizing Management With a Specialized (OPTIMISE) Community Team: Protocol for a Safety and Feasibility Mixed Methods Study
Rajna Ogrin, Sandra Neoh, Tracy Aylen, Ralph Audehm, Leonid Churilov, Lorenna Thurgood, Georgia Major, Jeffrey Zajac, Elif Ekinci
Journal article | 2019 | JMIR Research Protocols
Comparison of endothelial function and sympathetic nervous system activity along the glucose continuum in individuals with differing metabolic risk profiles and low dietary sodium intake
Sara Baqar, Nora E Straznicky, Gavin Lambert, Yee Wen Kong, John B Dixon, George Jerums, Elif Ilhan Ekinci, Elisabeth Lambert
Journal article | 2019 | BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care
Is Thermal Imaging a Useful Predictor of the Healing Status of Diabetes-Related Foot Ulcers? A Pilot Study.
Behzad Aliahmad, Aye Nyein Tint, Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan, Priya Rani, Dinesh Kant Kumar, Julie Miller, Jeffrey D Zajac, Gayathiri Wang, Elif Ilhan Ekinci
Journal article | 2019 | Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology
INTRODUCTION: In clinical practice, both area and temperature of the ulcer have been shown to be effective in tracking the healing..
Is hyperfiltration associated with higher urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio at follow up among Indigenous Australians? The eGFR follow-up study
Elif Ekinci, Elizabeth LM Barr, Federica Barzi, Jaquelyne T Hughes, Paul D Lawton, Graham RD Jones, Wendy Hoy, Alan Cass, Mark Thomas, Ashim Sinha, George Jerums, Kerin O'Dea, Richard J MacIsaac, Louise J Maple-Brown
Journal article | 2019 | Journal of Diabetes and its Complications
Three Dimensional Glomerular Reconstruction: A Novel Approach to Evaluate Renal Microanatomy in Diabetic Kidney Disease
Niloufar Torkamani, George Jerums, Paul Crammer, Alison Skene, David A Power, Sianna Panagiotopoulos, Michele Clarke, Richard J MacIsaac, Elif I Ekinci
Journal article | 2019 | Scientific Reports
Sodium Intake, Circulating Microvesicles and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes
Dorothy Liu, Sara Baqar, Lisa L Lincz, Elif Ekinci
Journal article | 2019 | Current Diabetes Reviews
There is ongoing debate surrounding the complex relationship between dietary sodium intake and cardiovascular morbidity and mortal..
Impact of an integrated diabetes service involving specialist outreach and primary health care on risk factors for micro- and macrovascular diabetes complications in remote Indigenous communities in Australia
Cheri Hotu, Marc Remond, Graeme Maguire, Elif Ekinci, Neale Cohen
Journal article | 2018 | Australian Journal of Rural Health
Using routine HbA1c measurements in stroke and the associations of dysglycaemia with stroke outcomes
Jeremy Lew, Vincent Thijs, Leonid Churilov, Geoffrey Donnan, Warwick Park, Raymond Robbins, Graeme K Hart, Christopher Bladin, Kaylyn Khoo, Lik-Hui Lau, Alanna Tan, Que Lam, Douglas Johnson, Jeffrey D Zajac, Elif Ekinci
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of Diabetes and its Complications
CEREBRAL ATROPHY IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES AND LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY: PRELIMINARY DATA FROM THE DIABETES AND DEMENTIA (D2) STUDY
Sheila Patel, Sheila K Patel, Mohamed S Khlif, Jay Ramchand, Carolina Restrepo, Elise Harrison, Amanda Shanks, Emilio Werden, Piyush M Srivastava, Elif I Ekinci, Louise M Burrell, Amy Brodtmann
Conference Proceedings | 2018 | Journal of Hypertension
Treatment with exenatide in acute ischemic stroke trial protocol: A prospective, randomized, open label, blinded end-point study of exenatide vs. standard care in post stroke hyperglycemia
Claire Muller, N Wah Cheung, Helen Dewey, Leonid Churilov, Sandy Middleton, Vincent Thijs, Elif I Ekinci, Chris Levi, Richard Lindley, Geoffrey Donnan, Mark Parsons, Christopher Bladin
Journal article | 2018 | International Journal of Stroke
Routine use of HbA1c amongst inpatients hospitalised with decompensated heart failure and the association of dysglycaemia with outcomes
K Khoo, J Lew, P Neef, L Kearney, L Churilov, R Robbins, A Tan, M Hachem, L Owen-Jones, Q Lam, GK Hart, A Wilson, P Sumithran, D Johnson, PM Srivastava, O Farouque, LM Burrell, JD Zajac, EI Ekinci
Journal article | 2018 | Scientific Reports
Contribution of cardiometabolic risk factors to estimated glomerular filtration rate decline in Indigenous Australians with and without albuminuria - the eGFR Follow-up Study
Elizabeth LM Barr, Federica Barzi, Jaquelyne T Hughes, George Jerums, Kerin O'Dea, Alex DH Brown, Elif I Ekinci, Graham RD Jones, Paul D Lawton, Ashim Sinha, Richard J MacIsaac, Alan Cass, Louise J Maple-Brown
Journal article | 2018 | Nephrology
High-Resolution Spectral Analysis Accurately Identifies the Bacterial Signature in Infected Chronic Foot Ulcers in People With Diabetes
Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan, Aye Nyein Tint, Behzad Aliahmad, Dinesh Kant Kumar, Ravi Shukla, Julie Miller, Jeffrey D Zajac, Gayathiri Wang, Rekha Viswanathan, Elif Ilhan Ekinci
Journal article | 2018 | The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds
The Presence of Diabetes and Higher HbA(1c) Are Independently Associated With Adverse Outcomes After Surgery
Priscilla H Yong, Laurence Weinberg, Niloufar Torkamani, Leonid Churilov, Raymond J Robbins, Ronald Ma, Rinaldo Bellomo, Que T Lam, James D Burns, Graeme K Hart, Jeremy F Lew, Johan Martensson, David Story, Andrew N Motley, Douglas Johnson, Jeffrey D Zajac, Elif I Ekinci
Journal article | 2018 | Diabetes Care
\ Liberal Glucose Control in ICU Patients With Diabetes: A Before-and-After Study
Nora Luethi, Luca Cioccari, Peter Biesenbach, Luca Lucchetta, Hidetoshi Kagaya, Rhys Morgan, Francesca Di Muzio, Barbara Presello, Duaa Gaafar, Alison Hay, Marco Crisman, Roisin Toohey, Hollie Russell, Neil J Glassford, Glenn M Eastwood, Elif I Ekinci, Adam M Deane, Rinaldo Bellomo, Johan Martensson
Journal article | 2018 | Critical Care Medicine
Systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence of sarcopenia in post acute inpatient rehabilitation
I Churilov, L Churilov, RJ MacIsaac, EI Ekinci
Journal article | 2018 | Osteoporosis International
Summary: Sarcopenia is associated with poor function and increased risk of falls and disability. This work reports a systematic re..
High Baseline Levels of Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor 1 Are Associated With Progression of Kidney Disease in Indigenous Australians With Diabetes: The eGFR Follow-up Study
Elizabeth LM Barr, Federica Barzi, Jaquelyne T Hughes, George Jerums, Wendy E Hoy, Kerin O'Dea, Graham RD Jones, Paul D Lawton, Alex DH Brown, Mark Thomas, Elif I Ekinci, Ashim Sinha, Alan Cass, Richard J MacIsaac, Louise J Maple-Brown
Journal article | 2018 | Diabetes Care
Relationship between urinary sodium-to-potassium ratio and ambulatory blood pressure in patients with diabetes mellitus
Renata Libianto, John Moran, Christopher O'Callaghan, Sara Baqar, Angela X Chen, Scott T Baker, Michelle Clarke, Richard J MacIsaac, George Jerums, Elif I Ekinci
Journal article | 2018 | Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology
Biomarkers for Macrosomia Prediction in Pregnancies Affected by Diabetes
Sofia Nahavandi, Jas-mine Seah, Alexis Shub, Christine Houlihan, Elif I Ekinci
Journal article | 2018 | Frontiers in Endocrinology
Large birthweight, or macrosomia, is one of the commonest complications for pregnancies affected by diabetes. As macrosomia is ass..
Strategies for enumeration of circulating microvesicles on a conventional flow cytometer: Counting beads and scatter parameters.
Mohammad J Alkhatatbeh, Anoop K Enjeti, Sara Baqar, Elif I Ekinci, Dorothy Liu, Rick F Thorne, Lisa F Lincz
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of Circulating Biomarkers
Enumeration of circulating microvesicles (MVs) by conventional flow cytometry is accomplished by the addition of a known amount of..
Long-term intra-individual variability of albuminuria in type 2 diabetes mellitus: implications for categorization of albumin excretion rate
Amanda Leong, Elif Ilhan Ekinci, Cattram Nguyen, Michele Milne, Mariam Hachem, Matthew Dobson, Richard J MacIsaac, George Jerums
Journal article | 2017 | BMC Nephrology
NADPH Oxidase Nox5 Accelerates Renal Injury in Diabetic Nephropathy
Jay C Jha, Claudine Banal, Jun Okabe, Stephen P Gray, Thushan Hettige, Bryna SM Chow, Vicki Thallas-Bonke, Lisanne De Vos, Chet E Holterman, Melinda T Coughlan, David A Power, Alison Skene, Elif I Ekinci, Mark E Cooper, Rhian M Touyz, Chris R Kennedy, Karin Jandeleit-Dahm
Journal article | 2017 | Diabetes
Intensity of early correction of hyperglycaemia and outcome of critically ill patients with diabetic ketoacidosis
Johan Martensson, Michael Bailey, Balasubramanian Venkatesh, David Pilcher, Adam Deane, Yasmine Ali Abdelhamid, Marco Crisman, Brij Verma, Christopher MacIsaac, Geoffrey Wigmore, Yahya Shehabi, Takafumi Suzuki, Craig French, Neil Orford, Nima Kakho, Johannes Prins, Elif I Ekinci, Rinaldo Bellomo
Journal article | 2017 | Critical care and resuscitation : journal of the Australasian Academy of Critical Care Medicine
THE ROLE OF TUMOUR NECROSIS FACTOR RECEPTOR 1 (TNFR1) IN THE PROGRESSION OF KIDNEY DISEASE IN INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS: THE EGFR FOLLOW-UP STUDY
ELM Barr, F Barzi, JT Hughes, G Jerums, WE Hoy, K O'Dea, GRD Jones, PD Lawton, ADH Brown, EI Ekinci, A Sinha, A Cass, RJ Macisaac, LJ Maple-Brown
Conference Proceedings | 2017 | NEPHROLOGY
Effect of Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker (ARB) and Sodium Chloride (NaCl) Supplementation on Blood Pressure Variability in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM)
Angela X Chen, John L Moran, Sara Baqar, Renata Libianto, Christopher O'Callaghan, Richard J Macisaac, George Jerums, Elif I Ekinci
Conference Proceedings | 2017 | DIABETES
Reducing sedentary time and fat mass may improve glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity in adults surviving 6 months after stroke: A phase I pilot study
Karen N Borschmann, Elif I Ekinci, Sandra Iuliano, Leonid Churilov, Marco YC Pang, Julie Bernhardt
Journal article | 2017 | European Stroke Journal
Caution advised with dapagliflozin in the setting of male urinary tract outlet obstruction.
Victoria Hall, Jason Kwong, Douglas Johnson, Elif Ilhan Ekinci
Journal article | 2017 | BMJ Case Reports
We describe an adverse outcome in a 70-year-old man with type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with sodium-glucose cotransporter type 2..
Does left ventricular hypertrophy affect cognition and brain structural integrity in type 2 diabetes? Study design and rationale of the Diabetes and Dementia (D2) study
Sheila K Patel, Carolina Restrepo, Emilio Werden, Leonid Churilov, Elif I Ekinci, Piyush M Srivastava, Jay Ramchand, Bryan Wai, Brian Chambers, Christopher J O'Callaghan, David Darby, Vladimir Hachinski, Toby Cumming, Geoff Donnan, Louise M Burrell, Amy Brodtmann
Journal article | 2017 | BMC Endocrine Disorders
Comparison of creatinine and cystatin C based eGFR in the estimation of glomerular filtration rate in Indigenous Australians: The eGFR Study
Elizabeth LM Barr, Louise J Maple-Brown, Federica Barzi, Jaquelyne T Hughes, George Jerums, Elif I Ekinci, Andrew G Ellis, Graham RD Jones, Paul D Lawton, Cherian Sajiv, Sandawana W Majoni, Alex DH Brown, Wendy E Hoy, Kerin O'Dea, Alan Cass, Richard J MacIsaac
Journal article | 2017 | Clinical Biochemistry
Using Routine Hemoglobin A1c Testing to Determine the Glycemic Status in Psychiatric Inpatients
Pratyusha Naidu, Leonid Churilov, Alvin Kong, Richard Kanaan, Henry Wong, Arielle Van Mourik, Anthony Yao, Elizabeth Cornish, Mariam Hachem, Graeme K Hart, Elizabeth Owen-Jones, Raymond Robbins, Que Lam, Katherine Samaras, Jeffrey D Zajac, Elif I Ekinci
Journal article | 2017 | Frontiers in Endocrinology
Are the diagnoses of sarcopenia and diabetes associated with patients' progress in inpatient rehabilitation and how is this progress measured? A systematic literature review
Irina Churilov, Leonid Churilov, Richard MacIsaac, Elif Ilhan Ekinci
Conference Proceedings | 2017 | AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL ON AGEING
Using Automated HbA1c Testing to Detect Diabetes Mellitus in Orthopedic Inpatients and Its Effect on Outcomes
Elif I Ekinci, Alvin Kong, Leonid Churilov, Natalie Nanayakkara, Wei Ling Chiu, Priya Sumithran, Frida Djukiadmodjo, Erosha Premaratne, Elizabeth Owen-Jones, Graeme Kevin Hart, Raymond Robbins, Andrew Hardidge, Douglas Johnson, Scott T Baker, Jeffrey D Zajac
Journal article | 2017 | PLoS One
A NOVEL PERSONALISED EYE CONSULTATION TO LOWER HBA(1C) AND RISK OF DIABETES-RELATED VISION LOSS IN ADULTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES AND DIABETIC RETINOPATHY: PROTOCOL
MF Larizza, J Speight, EL Lamoureux, J Gale, M Saeed, EK Fenwick, LAB Hodgson, J Xie, N Cohen, S Bentley, D Topliss, RJ MacIsaac, EI Ekinci, G Rees
Conference Proceedings | 2016 | INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE
Liberal Versus Conventional Glucose Targets in Critically III Diabetic Patients: An Exploratory Safety Cohort Assessment
Francesca Di Muzio, Barbara Presello, Neil J Glassford, Isabela Y Tsuji, Glenn M Eastwood, Adam M Deane, Elif I Ekinci, Rinaldo Bellomo, Johan Martensson
Journal article | 2016 | Critical Care Medicine
Deficiency in Apoptosis-Inducing Factor Recapitulates Chronic Kidney Disease via Aberrant Mitochondrial Homeostasis
Melinda T Coughlan, Gavin C Higgins, Nguyen Tuong-Vi, Sally A Penfold, Vicki Thallas-Bonke, Sih Mm Tan, Georg Ramm, Nicole J Van Bergen, Darren C Henstridge, Karly C Sourris, Brooke E Harcourt, Ian A Trounce, Portia M Robb, Adrienne Laskowski, Sean L McGee, Amanda J Genders, Ken Walder, Brian G Drew, Paul Gregorevic, Hongwei Qian, et al.
Journal article | 2016 | Diabetes
Elevated baseline glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is independently associated with a more rapid decline in renal function of patients with type 1 diabetes
Hilary J Thomson, Elif I Ekinci, Nicholas J Radcliffe, Jas-mine Seah, Richard J MacIsaac, George Jerums, Erosha Premaratne
Journal article | 2016 | Journal of Diabetes and its Complications
Association of sex hormone-binding globulin and free testosterone with mortality in men with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Aye N Tint, Rudolf Hoermann, Henry Wong, Elif I Ekinci, Richard J MacIsaac, George Jerums, Jeffrey D Zajac, Mathis Grossmann
Journal article | 2016 | European Journal of Endocrinology
Bowel perforation complicating an ACTH secreting phaeochromocytoma
E Flynn, S Baqar, D Liu, EI Ekinci, S Farrel, JD Zajac, M De Luise, E Seeman
Journal article | 2016 | Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports
ACTH-secreting phaeochromocytoma (ASP) is a rare cause of ACTH-dependent Cushing’s syndrome (CS). We report the case of a 63-year-..
Estimating glomerular filtration rate: Performance of the CKD-EPI equation over time in patients with type 2 diabetes
Anna J Wood, Leonid Churilov, Nayomi Perera, David Thomas, Aurora Poon, Richard J MacIsaac, George Jerums, Elif I Ekinci
Journal article | 2016 | Journal of Diabetes and its Complications
The Chronic Kidney Disease-Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation does not improve the underestimation of Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) in people with diabetes and preserved renal function
Richard J MacIsaac, Elif I Ekinci, Erosha Premaratne, Zhong X Lu, Jas-mine Seah, Yue Li, Ray Boston, Glenn M Ward, George Jerums
Journal article | 2015 | BMC Nephrology
Hyperfiltration in Indigenous Australians with and without diabetes
Elif I Ekinci, Jaquelyne T Hughes, Mark D Chatfield, Paul D Lawton, Graham RD Jones, Andrew G Ellis, Alan Cass, Mark Thomas, Richard J MacIsaac, Kerin O'Dea, George Jerums, Louise J Maple-Brown
Journal article | 2015 | Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Short-term dietary salt supplementation blunts telmisartan induced increases in plasma renin activity in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Angela X Chen, George Jerums, Sara Baqar, Elisabeth Lambert, Goji Somarajah, Georgina Thomas, Christopher O'Callaghan, Richard J MacIsaac, Elif I Ekinci
Journal article | 2015 | Clinical Science
IMPAIRED AUTOPHAGY IN THE PROXIMAL TUBULES IS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROGRESSION OF DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY
GC Higgins, V Thallas-Bonke, T-V Nguyen, SM Tan, RSJ Lindblom, SA Penfold, KS Sourris, PM Robb, JB Dehaan, G Ramm, G Jerums, A Skene, KE White, RW Bilous, RJ Macisaac, EI Ekinci, DA Power, ME Cooper, MT Coughlan
Conference Proceedings | 2015 | NEPHROLOGY
Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio and C-Reactive Protein Levels Are Increased in Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease
Lydia A Wong, George Jerums, Richard J Macissac, Jasmine Seah, Sara Baqar, Michele Clarke, Felicity Pyrlis, Renata Libianto, Scott Baker, Jethro Wu, Elif I Ekinci
Conference Proceedings | 2015 | DIABETES
Deficiency in Apoptosis Inducing Factor Recapitulates Diabetic Nephropathy via Aberrant Mitochondrial Homeostasis
Melinda T Coughlan, Gavin C Higgins, Tuong-Vi Nguyen, Sally A Penfold, Vicki Thallas-Bonke, Sih Min Tan, Georg Ramm, Nicole J Van Bergen, Darren C Henstridge, Ian A Trounce, Karly C Sourris, Brooke E Harcourt, Portia M Robb, Adrienne Laskowski, Sean L Mcgee, Ken Walder, Paul Gregorevic, Hongwei Qian, Merlin C Thomas, Brian G Drew, et al.
Conference Proceedings | 2015 | DIABETES
Relationship between Brain Natriuretic Peptide with 24-Hour Haemodynamic Parameters in Patients with Diabetes
Renata Libianto, George Jerums, Piyush M Srivastava, John Moran, Christopher O'Callaghan, Sheila K Patel, Michelle Clarke, Bryan Wai, Michelle Ord, Richard J Macisaac, Louise M Burrell, Elif I Ekinci
Conference Proceedings | 2015 | DIABETES
Inpatient HbA1c testing: a prospective observational study
Natalie Nanayakkara, Hang Nguyen, Leonid Churilov, Alvin Kong, Nyuk Pang, Graeme K Hart, Elizabeth Owen-Jones, Jennifer White, Jane Ross, Victoria Stevenson, Rinaldo Bellomo, Que Lam, Nicholas Crinis, Raymond Robbins, Doug Johnson, Scott T Baker, Jeffrey D Zajac, Elif I Ekinci
Journal article | 2015 | BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care
The high burden of inpatient diabetes mellitus: the Melbourne Public Hospitals Diabetes Inpatient Audit
Leon A Bach, Elif I Ekinci, Dennis Engler, Chris Gilfillan, P Shane Hamblin, Richard J MacIssac, Georgia Soldatos, Cheryl Steele, Glenn M Ward, Sue Wyatt
Journal article | 2014 | Medical Journal of Australia
Performance of formulas for estimating glomerular filtration rate in Indigenous Australians with and without Type 2 diabetes: the eGFR Study
LJ Maple-Brown, EI Ekinci, JT Hughes, M Chatfield, PD Lawton, GRD Jones, AG Ellis, A Sinha, A Cass, WE Hoy, K O'Dea, G Jerums, RJ MacIsaac
Journal article | 2014 | Diabetic Medicine
Relationship between urinary sodium excretion and serum aldosterone in patients with diabetes in the presence and absence of modifiers of the renin-.a ngiotensin-aldosterone system
Renata Libianto, George Jerums, Que Lam, Angela Chen, Sara Baqar, Felicity Pyrlis, Richard J Macisaac, John Moran, Elif I Ekinci
Journal article | 2014 | Clinical Science
Renal Structure in Normoalbuminuric and Albuminuric Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Impaired Renal Function
Elif I Ekinci, George Jerums, Alison Skene, Paul Crammer, David Power, Karey Y Cheong, Sianna Panagiotopoulos, Karen McNeil, Scott T Baker, Paola Fioretto, Richard J MacIsaac
Journal article | 2013 | Diabetes Care
Early glomerular filtration rate loss as a marker of diabetic nephropathy
G Jerums, E Ekinci, S Panagiotopoulos, RJ MacIsaac
Journal article | 2012 | European Endocrinology
In the early 1980s, studies in type 1 diabetes suggested that glomerular filtration rate (GFR) loss begins with the onset of macro..
Does the ckd epidemiology collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation perform better than the modification of diet in renal disease (MDRD) study equation for estimating GFR levels abos 60 mL/min/1.73m(2) in subjects with diabetes?
RJ Macisaac, K Cheong, E Ekinci, S Verma, E Premaratne, G Jerums
Conference Proceedings | 2012 | DIABETES-METABOLISM RESEARCH AND REVIEWS
Salt supplementation blunts the blood pressure response to telmisartan with or without hydrochlorothiazide in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes
EI Ekinci, G Thomas, RJ MacIsaac, C Johnson, C Houlihan, S Panagiotopoulos, E Premaratne, H Hao, S Finch, C O'Callaghan, G Jerums
Journal article | 2010 | Diabetologia
Effects of Salt Supplementation on the Albuminuric Response to Telmisartan With or Without Hydrochlorothiazide Therapy in Hypertensive Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Are Modulated by Habitual Dietary Salt Intake
Elif I Ekinci, Georgina Thomas, David Thomas, Cameron Johnson, Richard J MacIsaac, Christine A Houlihan, Sue Finch, Sianna Panagiotopoulos, Chris O'Callaghan, George Jerums
Journal article | 2009 | Diabetes Care
Effect of dietary salt supplementation on albumin excretion rate (AER) response to angiotensin receptor blockade /- thiazide therapy in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes and increased AER
EI Ekinci, G Thomas, B Chappell, R MacIsaac, C Johnson, C Houlihan, H Hao, S Finch, S Panagiotopoulos, C O'Callaghan, G Jerums
Conference Proceedings | 2008 | DIABETOLOGIA
Effect of dietary salt supplementation on blood pressure response to angiotensin receptor blockade and thiazide diuretic therapy in type 2 diabetes
Elif I Ekinci, Georgina Thomas, David Thomas, Cameron Johnson, Erosha Premaratne, Christine Houlihan, Sianna Panagiotopoulos, Huming Hao, Chris O'callaghan, Richard Macisaac, George Jerums
Conference Proceedings | 2008 | DIABETES
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Winner of the Early Career Clinician Researcher Award - Medical Category
‘Best Practices in Diabetes Centres (BPDC) Symposium’ Certificate of Merit for Research and National influence for Austin Health
FRACP - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Sir Edward Dunlop Principal Research Fellow
Medicine - Austin Health
Australian Diabetes Society
American Diabetes Association USA
Endocrine Society of Australia
Australian Medical Association
Royal Australian College of Physicians
University of Melbourne
University of Melbourne