Associate Professor Hiran Selvadurai

Clinical Associate Professor
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

Telephone +61 2 9845 0000
Fax +61 2 9845 3396

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Selected grants

2014

  • Improving exercise capacity in children with a Fontan circulation after the extracardiac conduit.; Ayer J, Winlaw D, Selvadurai H, Puranik R, Sholler G, Roberts P, d’Udekem Y; Heart Kids Australia/Grants in Aid.

2006

  • The effect of an exercise intervention on quality of life, aerobic fitness and strength in children with hemophilia; Herbert R, Curtin J, Broderick C, Latimer J, Selvadurai H; Bayer Biological Products/Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Hime, N., Fitzgerald, D., Robinson, P., Selvadurai, H., Van Asperen, P., Jaffe, A., Zurynski, Y. (2014). Childhood interstitial lung disease due to surfactant protein C deficiency: frequent use and costs of hospital services for a single case in Australia. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 9(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, N., Kennedy, B., Fitzgerald, D., Selvadurai, H. (2014). Diffusion Capacity of Carbon Monoxide (DLCO) Pre- and Post-Exercise in Children in Health and Disease. Pediatric Pulmonology, 49(8), 782-789. [More Information]
  • Pandit, C., Valentin, R., de Lima, J., Robinson, P., Fitzgerald, D., Van Asperen, P., Baines, D., Cooper, P., Selvadurai, H. (2014). Effect of general anesthesia on pulmonary function and clinical status on children with cystic fibrosis. Paediatric Anaesthesia, 24(2), 164-169. [More Information]
  • Evans, C., Selvadurai, H., Baur, L., Waters, K. (2014). Effects of obstructive sleep apnea and obesity on exercise function in children. Sleep, 37(6), 1103-1110. [More Information]
  • Pandit, C., Batterby, E., Van Asperen, P., Cooper, P., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2014). Exercise-induced respiratory symptoms not due to asthma. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50(10), 829-832. [More Information]
  • Van Loo, A., Van Loo, E., Selvadurai, H., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P., Fitzgerald, D. (2014). Intrapleural urokinase versus surgical management of childhood empyema. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50(10), 823-826. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, N., Fitzgerald, D., Lands, L., Selvadurai, H. (2013). Diffusion capacity in children: what happens with exercise? Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 14(3), 190-194. [More Information]
  • Marshall, T., Van Asperen, P., Selvadurai, H., Robinson, P. (2013). Don't write off paediatric asthma action plans just yet. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 22(2), 144-145. [More Information]
  • Halliday, M., Selvadurai, H., Sherwood, M., Fitzgerald, D. (2013). Exercise in children with common congenital heart lesions: Balancing benefits with risks. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(10), 795-799. [More Information]
  • Pandit, C., Graham, C., Selvadurai, H., Gaskin, K., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P. (2013). Festival food coma in cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 48(7), 725-727. [More Information]
  • O'Keefe, K., Orr, R., Huang, P., Selvadurai, H., Cooper, P., Munns, C., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2013). The effect of whole body vibration exposure on muscle function in children with cystic fibrosis: a pilot efficacy trial. Journal of Clinical Medicine Research, 5(3), 205-216. [More Information]
  • Rana, M., Munns, C., Selvadurai, H., Briody, J., Craig, M. (2013). The impact of dysglycaemia on bone mineral accrual in young people with cystic fibrosis. Clinical Endocrinology, 78(1), 36-42. [More Information]
  • Balzer, B., Graham, C., Craig, M., Selvadurai, H., Donaghue, K., Brand-Miller, J., Steinbeck, K. (2012). Low glycaemic index dietary interventions in youth with cystic fibrosis: a systematic review and discussion of the clinical implications. Nutrients, 4(4), 286-296. [More Information]
  • Strachan, R., Cornelius, A., Gilbert, G., Gulliver, T., Martin, A., McDonald, T., Nixon, G., Roseby, R., Ranganathan, S., Selvadurai, H., et al (2012). Pleural fluid nucleic acid testing enhances pneumococcal surveillance in children. Respirology, 17(1), 114-119. [More Information]
  • Strachan, R., Cornelius, A., Gilbert, G., Gulliver, T., Martin, A., McDonald, T., Nixon, G., Roseby, R., Ranganathan, S., Selvadurai, H., et al (2011). A Bedside Assay to Detect Streptococcus pneumoniae in Children With Empyema. Pediatric Pulmonology, 46(2), 179-183. [More Information]
  • Strachan, R., Cornelius, A., Gilbert, G., Gulliver, T., Martin, A., McDonald, T., Nixon, G., Roseby, R., Ranganathan, S., Selvadurai, H., et al (2011). Bacterial Causes of Empyema in Children, Australia, 2007-2009. Emerging Infectious Diseases (Online), 17(10), 1839-1845. [More Information]
  • MacLean, J., Solomon, M., Corey, M., Selvadurai, H. (2011). Cystic fibrosis newborn screening does not delay the identification of cystic fibrosis in children with negative results. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 10(5), 333-337. [More Information]
  • Selvadurai, H. (2011). Diabetes: Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes: where to from here? Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 7(4), 192-193. [More Information]
  • Rana, M., Munns, C., Selvadurai, H., Simonds, S., Cooper, P., Woodhead, H., Hameed, S., Verge, C., Lafferty, A., Crock, P., Craig, M. (2011). Increased detection of cystic-fibrosis-related diabetes in Australia. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 96(9), 823-826. [More Information]
  • Smith, L., Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2011). Post-natal corticosteroids are associated with reduced expiratory flows in children born very preterm. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(7), 448-454. [More Information]
  • Rana, M., Munns, C., Selvadurai, H., Donaghue, K., Craig, M. (2010). Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes in children-gaps in the evidence? Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 6(7), 371-378. [More Information]
  • Smith, L., McKay, K., Van Asperen, P., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2010). Normal Development of the Lung and Premature Birth. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 11(3), 135-142. [More Information]
  • Robinson, P., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P., Fitzgerald, D., Selvadurai, H. (2009). Using index of ventilation to assess response to treatment for acute pulmonary exacerbation in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 44(8), 733-742. [More Information]
  • Smith, L., Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2008). Reduced exercise capacity in children born very preterm. Pediatrics, 122(2), e287-e293. [More Information]
  • Stephens, S., Singh-Grewal, D., Bar-Or, O., Beyene, J., Cameron, B., Leblanc, C., Schneider, R., Schneiderman-Walker, J., Selvadurai, H., Silverman, E., et al (2007). Reliability of Exercise Testing and Functional Activity Questionnaires in Children With Juvenile Arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 57(8), 1446-1452. [More Information]
  • Singh-Grewal, D., Schneiderman-Walker, J., Wright, V., Bar-Or, O., Beyene, J., Selvadurai, H., Cameron, B., Laxer, R., Schneider, R., Silverman, E., et al (2007). The Effects of Vigorous Exercise Training on Physical Function in Children With Arthritis: A Randomized, Controlled, Single-Blinded Trial. Arthritis Care and Research, 57(7), 1202-1210. [More Information]
  • Selvadurai, H. (2006). Investigation and management of suppurative cough in pre-school children. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 7(1), 15-20. [More Information]
  • Broderick, C., Herbert, R., Latimer, J., Curtin, J., Selvadurai, H. (2006). The effect of an exercise intervention on aerobic fitness, strength and quality of life in children with haemophilia (ACTRN012605000224628). BMC Blood Disorders, 6(2, Article number 2), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Schneiderman-Walker, J., Wilkes, D., Strug, L., Lands, L., Pollock, S., Selvadurai, H., Hay, J., Coates, A., Corey, M. (2005). Sex differences in habitual physical activity and lung function decline in children with cystic fibrosis. The Journal of Pediatrics, 147(3), 321-326. [More Information]
  • Selvadurai, H., Blimkie, C., Cooper, P., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2004). Gender Differences In Habitual Activity In Children With Cystic Fibrosis. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89(10), 928-933. [More Information]
  • Selvadurai, H., McKay, K., Blimkie, C., Cooper, P., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2002). The relationship between genotype and exercise tolerance in children with cystic fibrosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 165, 762-765.

Conferences

  • Lee, M., Cai, T., Song, Y., Selvadurai, H., Feng, D. (2013). Fully Automated Scoring of Chest Radiographs in Cystic Fibrosis. 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Piscataway, NJ, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]

2014

  • Hime, N., Fitzgerald, D., Robinson, P., Selvadurai, H., Van Asperen, P., Jaffe, A., Zurynski, Y. (2014). Childhood interstitial lung disease due to surfactant protein C deficiency: frequent use and costs of hospital services for a single case in Australia. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 9(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, N., Kennedy, B., Fitzgerald, D., Selvadurai, H. (2014). Diffusion Capacity of Carbon Monoxide (DLCO) Pre- and Post-Exercise in Children in Health and Disease. Pediatric Pulmonology, 49(8), 782-789. [More Information]
  • Pandit, C., Valentin, R., de Lima, J., Robinson, P., Fitzgerald, D., Van Asperen, P., Baines, D., Cooper, P., Selvadurai, H. (2014). Effect of general anesthesia on pulmonary function and clinical status on children with cystic fibrosis. Paediatric Anaesthesia, 24(2), 164-169. [More Information]
  • Evans, C., Selvadurai, H., Baur, L., Waters, K. (2014). Effects of obstructive sleep apnea and obesity on exercise function in children. Sleep, 37(6), 1103-1110. [More Information]
  • Pandit, C., Batterby, E., Van Asperen, P., Cooper, P., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2014). Exercise-induced respiratory symptoms not due to asthma. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50(10), 829-832. [More Information]
  • Van Loo, A., Van Loo, E., Selvadurai, H., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P., Fitzgerald, D. (2014). Intrapleural urokinase versus surgical management of childhood empyema. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50(10), 823-826. [More Information]

2013

  • Fitzgerald, N., Fitzgerald, D., Lands, L., Selvadurai, H. (2013). Diffusion capacity in children: what happens with exercise? Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 14(3), 190-194. [More Information]
  • Marshall, T., Van Asperen, P., Selvadurai, H., Robinson, P. (2013). Don't write off paediatric asthma action plans just yet. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 22(2), 144-145. [More Information]
  • Halliday, M., Selvadurai, H., Sherwood, M., Fitzgerald, D. (2013). Exercise in children with common congenital heart lesions: Balancing benefits with risks. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(10), 795-799. [More Information]
  • Pandit, C., Graham, C., Selvadurai, H., Gaskin, K., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P. (2013). Festival food coma in cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 48(7), 725-727. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., Cai, T., Song, Y., Selvadurai, H., Feng, D. (2013). Fully Automated Scoring of Chest Radiographs in Cystic Fibrosis. 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Piscataway, NJ, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • O'Keefe, K., Orr, R., Huang, P., Selvadurai, H., Cooper, P., Munns, C., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2013). The effect of whole body vibration exposure on muscle function in children with cystic fibrosis: a pilot efficacy trial. Journal of Clinical Medicine Research, 5(3), 205-216. [More Information]
  • Rana, M., Munns, C., Selvadurai, H., Briody, J., Craig, M. (2013). The impact of dysglycaemia on bone mineral accrual in young people with cystic fibrosis. Clinical Endocrinology, 78(1), 36-42. [More Information]

2012

  • Balzer, B., Graham, C., Craig, M., Selvadurai, H., Donaghue, K., Brand-Miller, J., Steinbeck, K. (2012). Low glycaemic index dietary interventions in youth with cystic fibrosis: a systematic review and discussion of the clinical implications. Nutrients, 4(4), 286-296. [More Information]
  • Strachan, R., Cornelius, A., Gilbert, G., Gulliver, T., Martin, A., McDonald, T., Nixon, G., Roseby, R., Ranganathan, S., Selvadurai, H., et al (2012). Pleural fluid nucleic acid testing enhances pneumococcal surveillance in children. Respirology, 17(1), 114-119. [More Information]

2011

  • Strachan, R., Cornelius, A., Gilbert, G., Gulliver, T., Martin, A., McDonald, T., Nixon, G., Roseby, R., Ranganathan, S., Selvadurai, H., et al (2011). A Bedside Assay to Detect Streptococcus pneumoniae in Children With Empyema. Pediatric Pulmonology, 46(2), 179-183. [More Information]
  • Strachan, R., Cornelius, A., Gilbert, G., Gulliver, T., Martin, A., McDonald, T., Nixon, G., Roseby, R., Ranganathan, S., Selvadurai, H., et al (2011). Bacterial Causes of Empyema in Children, Australia, 2007-2009. Emerging Infectious Diseases (Online), 17(10), 1839-1845. [More Information]
  • MacLean, J., Solomon, M., Corey, M., Selvadurai, H. (2011). Cystic fibrosis newborn screening does not delay the identification of cystic fibrosis in children with negative results. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 10(5), 333-337. [More Information]
  • Selvadurai, H. (2011). Diabetes: Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes: where to from here? Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 7(4), 192-193. [More Information]
  • Rana, M., Munns, C., Selvadurai, H., Simonds, S., Cooper, P., Woodhead, H., Hameed, S., Verge, C., Lafferty, A., Crock, P., Craig, M. (2011). Increased detection of cystic-fibrosis-related diabetes in Australia. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 96(9), 823-826. [More Information]
  • Smith, L., Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2011). Post-natal corticosteroids are associated with reduced expiratory flows in children born very preterm. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(7), 448-454. [More Information]

2010

  • Rana, M., Munns, C., Selvadurai, H., Donaghue, K., Craig, M. (2010). Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes in children-gaps in the evidence? Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 6(7), 371-378. [More Information]
  • Smith, L., McKay, K., Van Asperen, P., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2010). Normal Development of the Lung and Premature Birth. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 11(3), 135-142. [More Information]

2009

  • Robinson, P., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P., Fitzgerald, D., Selvadurai, H. (2009). Using index of ventilation to assess response to treatment for acute pulmonary exacerbation in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 44(8), 733-742. [More Information]

2008

  • Smith, L., Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2008). Reduced exercise capacity in children born very preterm. Pediatrics, 122(2), e287-e293. [More Information]

2007

  • Stephens, S., Singh-Grewal, D., Bar-Or, O., Beyene, J., Cameron, B., Leblanc, C., Schneider, R., Schneiderman-Walker, J., Selvadurai, H., Silverman, E., et al (2007). Reliability of Exercise Testing and Functional Activity Questionnaires in Children With Juvenile Arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 57(8), 1446-1452. [More Information]
  • Singh-Grewal, D., Schneiderman-Walker, J., Wright, V., Bar-Or, O., Beyene, J., Selvadurai, H., Cameron, B., Laxer, R., Schneider, R., Silverman, E., et al (2007). The Effects of Vigorous Exercise Training on Physical Function in Children With Arthritis: A Randomized, Controlled, Single-Blinded Trial. Arthritis Care and Research, 57(7), 1202-1210. [More Information]

2006

  • Selvadurai, H. (2006). Investigation and management of suppurative cough in pre-school children. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 7(1), 15-20. [More Information]
  • Broderick, C., Herbert, R., Latimer, J., Curtin, J., Selvadurai, H. (2006). The effect of an exercise intervention on aerobic fitness, strength and quality of life in children with haemophilia (ACTRN012605000224628). BMC Blood Disorders, 6(2, Article number 2), 1-5. [More Information]

2005

  • Schneiderman-Walker, J., Wilkes, D., Strug, L., Lands, L., Pollock, S., Selvadurai, H., Hay, J., Coates, A., Corey, M. (2005). Sex differences in habitual physical activity and lung function decline in children with cystic fibrosis. The Journal of Pediatrics, 147(3), 321-326. [More Information]

2004

  • Selvadurai, H., Blimkie, C., Cooper, P., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2004). Gender Differences In Habitual Activity In Children With Cystic Fibrosis. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89(10), 928-933. [More Information]

2002

  • Selvadurai, H., McKay, K., Blimkie, C., Cooper, P., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2002). The relationship between genotype and exercise tolerance in children with cystic fibrosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 165, 762-765.

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