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. Tumour Staging: Ileum Akbar T, Srirajaskanthan R, Ramage JK. Neuroendocrine Tumors in

    Real Life From Practice to Knowledge Editors: Colao, Annamaria, Faggianio Antongiulio, de

    Herder, Wouter (Eds.) Springer 2018

2. Neuroendocrine tumours and carcinoid syndrome. Srirajaskanthan R, Caplin M, Hodgson H.

    Oxford textbook of Endocrinology. Oxford Press, 2012

3. 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, revised annually since 2010.

3. Best Practice. BMJ publishing, revised annually since 2010.


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.