Books & Publications


Written and Edited:

  1. Biomarkers and receptor expression in Neuroendocrine tumours. R. Srirajaskanthan. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing ISBN 978-3-8443-1771-8, Paperback, 176 pages.  This book covers research in to discovery of new potential markers for the diagnosis and monitoring of neuroendocrine tumours. The chapters were based on research I performed during my time at University College London

Editorial roles:

  1. Editor: Nutrition, Diet therapy and the liver. Preedy VR, Lakshman R, Srirajaskanthan R and Watson RR. CRC press. Taylor & Francis, 2009.  This book explores the critical role of nutrition and diet therapy in liver conditions. It covers general nutritional support for the functional liver and presents findings on several chronic liver conditions including alcoholism, immune system disorders, metabolic and viral diseases, non-alcoholic steatosis, cancer and other non-specific conditions.

  2. Editorial assistant and Editorial board: for Handbook of Disease Burdens and Quality of Life Measures. Springer Press, 2010.

  3. Editor: Nanomedicine in Cancer. Srirajaskanthan R, Preedy VR. Science publishers,1st edition, 2012.  The nanosciences are a rapidly expanding field of research with a wide applicability to all areas of health. This book focuses on the application of nanomedicine and nanotechnology to cancer.

Books Chapters I have written

Neuroendocrine tumours

  1. Neuroendocrine tumours and carcinoid syndrome. Srirajaskanthan R, Caplin M, Hodgson H. Oxford textbook of Endocrinology. Oxford Press, 2012

  2. Neuroendocrine Thymic tumours and parathyroid related peptide secreting tumours. Srirajaskanthan R, Toumpanakis C, Caplin M. A century of Advances in Neuroendocrine tumour biology and treatment. Editors I.Modlin and K.Oberg. Felsentein C.C.C.P, 2008

Nutrition and Liver disease

  1. High Sucrose diet and antioxidant defence. Amin A.A, Safwat G.M, Srirajaskanthan R. In Food and Nutritional Components in Focus, Elsevier press (in press).

  2. Beer and the liver. Srirajaskanthan R., Preedy VR. The comprehensive beer book. Editors: Preedy VR and Watson RR. Elsevier press, 2008. Pages 603-611

  3. Beer consumption amongst teenagers in Brazzaville, Congo. Mabiala B, Massamba A, Senga P, Srirajaskanthan R. The comprehensive beer book. Editors: Preedy VR and Watson RR. Elsevier press, 2008 Pages 165-170.

  4. Diagnosis and management of Alcoholic liver disease. Srirajaskanthan R., Preedy VR Identification and treatment of alcohol dependency. Editor: Martin C. M&K update. Published 2008, Ch5

  5. Biomarkers in alcoholism. Srirajaskanthan R., Preedy VR Identification and treatment of alcohol dependency. Editor: Martin C. M&K update published 2008. Ch 6

  6. Table olives: a carrier for delivering probiotic bacteria to humans. Lavermicocca P, Rossi M, Russo F, Srirajaskanthan R. In: Olives and olive oil in health and disease prevention (Preedy V. R. and Watson R. R. eds.) Elsevier 2010, pages 735–743.

Other publications:

  1. R. Srirajaskanthan, M.E Caplin. Carcinoid syndrome.

  2. Point of care. BMJ publishing, 2008. Revised 2010.

  3. Best Practice. BMJ publishing, 2010, revised 2011.

This was an internet based article written for the US market. ‘Point of care’ is an internet educational tool, similar to ‘Up to Date’.  The article is an interactive program incorporating a treatment algorithm.  This software has been released to the U.K. market, under the title of Best Practice.

BMJ learning module - Authors
Easily missed: Carcinoid syndrome.

Targeted for general practitioners

V.R Preedy, R. Srirajaskanthan. Alcohol as a toxic and disease causing agent.
- WHO Consultative document for WHO expert committee on problems related to alcohol consumption, meeting held 10-13 October 2006.