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A systematic review of the literature describing the outcomes of near-peer mentoring programs for first year medical students (2018)
Journal Article
Akinla, O., Hagan, P., & Atiomo, W. (2018). A systematic review of the literature describing the outcomes of near-peer mentoring programs for first year medical students. BMC Medical Education, 18, doi:10.1186/s12909-018-1195-1. ISSN 1472-6920

Background Transition into higher education has been identified as one of the most stressful periods for learners. Interventions targeting the transition phase such as near- peer mentoring might help address some of these challenges. We were however... Read More

Metformin for endometrial hyperplasia (Review) (2017)
Journal Article
Clement, N. S., Oliver, T. R., Shiwani, H., Sanner, J. R., Mulvaney, C. A., & Atiomo, W. (2017). Metformin for endometrial hyperplasia (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, doi:10.1002/14651858.CD012214.pub2. ISSN 1469-493X

Background Endometrial cancer is one of the most common gynaecological cancers in the world. Rates of endometrial cancer are rising, in part because of rising obesity rates. Endometrial hyperplasia is a precancerous condition in women that can lead... Read More

Investigating the mechanisms of endometrial cancer risk in polycystic ovary syndrome: can UK biobank help? (2017)
Journal Article
Atiomo, W. (2017). Investigating the mechanisms of endometrial cancer risk in polycystic ovary syndrome: can UK biobank help?. Obstetrics & gynecology international journal, 8(1), doi:10.15406/ogij.2017.08.00277. ISSN 2377-4304

Background: UK biobank was set up to investigate the respective contributions of genetic predisposition and environmental exposure to the development of disease and recruited participants between 2006 and 2010. Our aim was to investigate the feasibil... Read More

The current provision of community-based teaching in UK medical schools: an online survey and systematic review (2014)
Journal Article
Lee, S. W., Clement, N., Tang, N., & Atiomo, W. (2014). The current provision of community-based teaching in UK medical schools: an online survey and systematic review. BMJ Open, 4, doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005696. ISSN 2044-6055

Objective: To evaluate the current provision and outcome of community-based education (CBE) in UK medical schools. Design and data sources: An online survey of UK medical school websites and course prospectuses and a systematic review of articles f... Read More

Overlap of proteomics biomarkers between women with pre-eclampsia and PCOS: a systematic review and biomarker database integration (2014)
Journal Article
Khan, G. H., Galazis, N., Docheva, N., Layfield, R., & Atiomo, W. (2014). Overlap of proteomics biomarkers between women with pre-eclampsia and PCOS: a systematic review and biomarker database integration. Human Reproduction, 30(1), doi:10.1093/humrep/deu268. ISSN 0268-1161

Study question: Do any proteomic biomarkers previously identified for pre-eclampsia (PE) overlap with those identified in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Summary answer: Five previously identified proteomic biomarkers were found to be c... Read More

Evaluating the impact of the reconfiguration of gynaecology services at a University Hospital NHS trust in the United Kingdom (2014)
Journal Article
Choo, T., Deb, S., Wilkins, J., & Atiomo, W. (2014). Evaluating the impact of the reconfiguration of gynaecology services at a University Hospital NHS trust in the United Kingdom. BMC Health Services Research, 14(428), doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-428. ISSN 1472-6963

Background: The project aim was to investigate the impact of reconfiguring gynaecology services on the key performance indicators of a University Hospital NHS Trust in the UK. The reconfiguration involved the centralisation of elective gynaecology... Read More

Lipidomic analysis of plasma samples from women with polycystic ovary syndrome (2014)
Journal Article
Haoula, Z., Ravipati, S., Stekel, D. J., Ortori, C. A., Hodgman, C., Daykin, C., …Atiomo, W. (2015). Lipidomic analysis of plasma samples from women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Metabolomics, 11, doi:10.1007/s11306-014-0726-y. ISSN 1573-3890

Abstract Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common disorder affecting between 5 and 18 % of females of reproductive age and can be diagnosed based on a combination of clinical, ultrasound and biochemical features, none of which on its own is diagn... Read More