Dr Jason Wu

Senior Research Fellow
The George Institute for Global Health

Telephone +1 857 6008032

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Selected grants

2016

  • Reducing salt intake using food policy interventions; Neal B, Nowson C, Swinburn B, Woodward M, Ni Mhurchu C, Simpson S, Moodie M, Webster J, Sacks G, Wu J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Centres for Research Excellence.

2015

  • Sugar-Sweetened Beverage-Free Sydney University; Rooney K, Neal B, Wu J, Howse E, Jones A, Gill T, Freeman B, Tsai C; University of Sydney/Healthy Sydney University Seed Funding.

2014

  • Expanding portion sizes - are we eating what we should be; Wu J, Neal B, Flood V, Gill T; National Heart Foundation of Australia/Focus Grant.

Selected publications & creative works

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Journals

  • Huang, L., Neal, B., Dunford, E., Ma, G., Wu, J., Crino, M., Trevena, H. (2016). Completeness of nutrient declarations and the average nutritional composition of pre-packaged foods in Beijing, China. Preventive Medicine Reports, 4, 397-403. [More Information]
  • Akintoye, E., Wu, J., Hou, T., Song, X., Yang, J., Hammock, B., Mozaffarian, D. (2016). Effect of fish oil on monoepoxides derived from fatty acids during cardiac surgery. Journal of Lipid Research (Online), 57(3), 492-498. [More Information]
  • Land, M., Wu, J., Selwyn, A., Crino, M., Woodward, M., Chalmers, J., Webster, J., Nowson, C., Jeffery, P., Smith, W., Flood, V., Neal, B. (2016). Effects of a community-based salt reduction program in a regional Australian population. BMC Public Health, 16(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Imamura, F., Micha, R., Wu, J., De Oliveira Otto, M., Otite, F., Abioye, A., Mozaffarian, D. (2016). Effects of Saturated Fat, Polyunsaturated Fat, Monounsaturated Fat, and Carbohydrate on Glucose-Insulin Homeostasis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Feeding Trials. PLoS Medicine, 13(7), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Wu, J., Foote, C., Blomster, J., Toyama, T., Perkovic, V., Sundstrom, J., Neal, B. (2016). Effects of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors on cardiovascular events, death, and major safety outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 4(5), 411-419. [More Information]
  • Haskelberg, H., Neal, B., Dunford, E., Flood, V., Rangan, A., Thomas, B., Cleanthous, X., Trevena, H., Zheng, J., Louie, J., Gill, T., Wu, J. (2016). High variation in manufacturer-declared serving size of packaged discretionary foods in Australia. British Journal of Nutrition, 115(10), 1810-1818. [More Information]
  • Pimpin, L., Wu, J., Haskelberg, H., Del Gobbo, L., Mozaffarian, D. (2016). Is Butter Back? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Butter Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Total Mortality. PloS One, 11(6), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Huang, L., Crino, M., Wu, J., Woodward, M., Barzi, F., Land, M., McLean, R., Webster, J., Enkhtungalag, B., Neal, B. (2016). Mean population salt intake estimated from 24-h urine samples and spot urine samples: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology, 45(1), 239-250. [More Information]
  • Affan, E., Praveen, D., Wu, J., Chow, C., Peiris, D., Patel, A., Neal, B. (2016). Prevalence of dysglycaemia in rural Andhra Pradesh: 2005, 2010, and 2014. Journal of Diabetes, 8(6), 816-823. [More Information]
  • Trevena, H., Thow, A., Dunford, E., Wu, J., Neal, B. (2016). Protocol for a cluster-randomised trial to determine the effects of advocacy actions on the salt content of processed foods. BMC Public Health, 16(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Huang, L., Crino, M., Wu, J., Woodward, M., Land, M., McLean, R., Webster, J., Enkhtungalag, B., Nowson, C., Elliott, P., Neal, B., Petersen, K., et al (2016). Reliable Quantification of the Potential for Equations Based on Spot Urine Samples to Estimate Population Salt Intake: Protocol for a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. JMIR Research Protocols, 5(3), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Zheng, M., Wu, J., Louie, J., Flood, V., Gill, T., Thomas, B., Cleanthous, X., Neal, B., Rangan, A. (2016). Typical food portion sizes consumed by Australian adults: Results from the 2011-12 Australian National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Sørensen, N., Løje, H., Tetens, I., Wu, J., Neal, B., Lassen, A. (2016). Wellbeing at work among kitchen workers during organic food conversion in Danish public kitchens: A longitudinal survey. European Journal of Public Health, 26(2), 323-328. [More Information]
  • Del Gobbo, L., Imamura, F., Aslibekyan, S., Marklund, M., Virtanen, J., Wennberg, M., Yakoob, M., Chiuve, S., Dela Cruz, L., Wu, J., et al (2016). ω-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acid biomarkers and coronary heart disease: Pooling project of 19 cohort studies. JAMA Internal Medicine, 176(8), 1155-1166. [More Information]
  • Trevena, H., Neal, B., Dunford, E., Haskelberg, H., Wu, J. (2015). A Comparison of the Sodium Content of Supermarket Private-Label and Branded Foods in Australia. Nutrients, 7(8), 7027-7041. [More Information]
  • Wu, J., Neal, B., Trevena, H., Crino, M., Stuart-Smith, W., Faulkner-Hogg, K., Louie, J., Dunford, E. (2015). Are gluten-free foods healthier than non-gluten-free foods? An evaluation of supermarket products in Australia. British Journal of Nutrition, 114(3), 448-454. [More Information]
  • Masson, S., Wu, J., Simon, C., Barlera, S., Marchioli, R., Mariani, J., Macchia, A., Lombardi, F., Vago, T., Aleksova, A., et al (2015). Circulating cardiac biomarkers and postoperative atrial fibrillation in the OPERA trial. European Journal of Clinical Investigation, 45(2), 170-178. [More Information]
  • Smith, C., Follis, J., Nettleton, J., Foy, M., Wu, J., Ma, Y., Tanaka, T., Manichakul, A., Wu, H., Chu, A., et al (2015). Dietary fatty acids modulate associations between genetic variants and circulating fatty acids in plasma and erythrocyte membranes: Meta-analysis of nine studies in the CHARGE consortium. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 59(7), 1373-1383. [More Information]
  • Lemaitre, R., King, I., Kabagambe, E., Wu, J., McKnight, B., Manichaikul, A., Guan, W., Sun, Q., Chasman, D., Foy, M., et al (2015). Genetic Loci Associated with Circulating Levels of Very Long-Chain Saturated Fatty Acids. Journal of Lipid Research, 56(1), 176-184. [More Information]
  • Mozaffarian, D., Kabagambe, E., Johnson, C., Lemaitre, R., Manichaikul, A., Sun, Q., Foy, M., Wang, L., Wiener, H., Irvin, M., Wu, J., et al (2015). Genetic loci associated with circulating phospholipid trans fatty acids: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies from the CHARGE Consortium. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 101(2), 398-406. [More Information]
  • Wu, J., Marchioli, R., Silletta, M., Masson, S., Sellke, F., Libby, P., Milne, G., Brown, N., Lombardi, F., Damiano, R., et al (2015). Oxidative Stress Biomarkers and Incidence of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation in the Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Prevention of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation (OPERA) Trial. Journal of the American Heart Association, 4(5), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Wenjie, M., Wu, J., Wang, Q., Lemaitre, R., Mukamal, K., Djousse, L., King, I., Song, X., Biggs, M., Delaney, J., et al (2015). Prospective association of fatty acids in the de novo lipogenesis pathway with risk of type 2 diabetes: The Cardiovascular Health Study. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 101(1), 153-163. [More Information]
  • Wu, J., Lemaitre, R., King, I., Song, X., Psaty, B., Siscovick, D., Mozaffarian, D. (2015). Response to Letters Regarding Article, Circulating Omega-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Total and Cause-Specific Mortality: The Cardiovascular Health Study"". Circulation, 132(3), e25-e26. [More Information]
  • Trevena, H., Neal, B., Dunford, E., Wu, J. (2014). An Evaluation of the Effects of the Australian Food and Health Dialogue Targets on the Sodium Content of Bread, Breakfast Cereals and Processed Meats. Nutrients, 6(9), 3802-3817. [More Information]
  • Wu, J., Lemaitre, R., King, I., Song, X., Psaty, B., Siscovick, D., Mozaffarian, D. (2014). Circulating Omega-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Total and Cause-Specific Mortality: The Cardiovascular Health Study. Circulation, 130(15), 1245-1253. [More Information]
  • Hodgson, J., Croft, K., Woodman, R., Puddey, I., Bondonno, C., Wu, J., Beilin, L., Lukoshkova, E., Head, G., Ward, N. (2014). Effects of vitamin E, vitamin C and polyphenols on the rate of blood pressure variation: results of two randomised controlled trials. British Journal of Nutrition, 112(9), 1551-1561. [More Information]

Research Reports

  • Dunford, E., Cobcroft, M., Thomas, M., Wu, J. (2015). Technical Report: Alignment of NSW Healthy Food Provision Policy with the Health Star Rating System, November 2015, (pp. 1 - 85). Sydney, NSW, Australia: NSW Ministry of Health.

2016

  • Huang, L., Neal, B., Dunford, E., Ma, G., Wu, J., Crino, M., Trevena, H. (2016). Completeness of nutrient declarations and the average nutritional composition of pre-packaged foods in Beijing, China. Preventive Medicine Reports, 4, 397-403. [More Information]
  • Akintoye, E., Wu, J., Hou, T., Song, X., Yang, J., Hammock, B., Mozaffarian, D. (2016). Effect of fish oil on monoepoxides derived from fatty acids during cardiac surgery. Journal of Lipid Research (Online), 57(3), 492-498. [More Information]
  • Land, M., Wu, J., Selwyn, A., Crino, M., Woodward, M., Chalmers, J., Webster, J., Nowson, C., Jeffery, P., Smith, W., Flood, V., Neal, B. (2016). Effects of a community-based salt reduction program in a regional Australian population. BMC Public Health, 16(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Imamura, F., Micha, R., Wu, J., De Oliveira Otto, M., Otite, F., Abioye, A., Mozaffarian, D. (2016). Effects of Saturated Fat, Polyunsaturated Fat, Monounsaturated Fat, and Carbohydrate on Glucose-Insulin Homeostasis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Feeding Trials. PLoS Medicine, 13(7), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Wu, J., Foote, C., Blomster, J., Toyama, T., Perkovic, V., Sundstrom, J., Neal, B. (2016). Effects of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors on cardiovascular events, death, and major safety outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 4(5), 411-419. [More Information]
  • Haskelberg, H., Neal, B., Dunford, E., Flood, V., Rangan, A., Thomas, B., Cleanthous, X., Trevena, H., Zheng, J., Louie, J., Gill, T., Wu, J. (2016). High variation in manufacturer-declared serving size of packaged discretionary foods in Australia. British Journal of Nutrition, 115(10), 1810-1818. [More Information]
  • Pimpin, L., Wu, J., Haskelberg, H., Del Gobbo, L., Mozaffarian, D. (2016). Is Butter Back? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Butter Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Total Mortality. PloS One, 11(6), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Huang, L., Crino, M., Wu, J., Woodward, M., Barzi, F., Land, M., McLean, R., Webster, J., Enkhtungalag, B., Neal, B. (2016). Mean population salt intake estimated from 24-h urine samples and spot urine samples: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology, 45(1), 239-250. [More Information]
  • Affan, E., Praveen, D., Wu, J., Chow, C., Peiris, D., Patel, A., Neal, B. (2016). Prevalence of dysglycaemia in rural Andhra Pradesh: 2005, 2010, and 2014. Journal of Diabetes, 8(6), 816-823. [More Information]
  • Trevena, H., Thow, A., Dunford, E., Wu, J., Neal, B. (2016). Protocol for a cluster-randomised trial to determine the effects of advocacy actions on the salt content of processed foods. BMC Public Health, 16(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Huang, L., Crino, M., Wu, J., Woodward, M., Land, M., McLean, R., Webster, J., Enkhtungalag, B., Nowson, C., Elliott, P., Neal, B., Petersen, K., et al (2016). Reliable Quantification of the Potential for Equations Based on Spot Urine Samples to Estimate Population Salt Intake: Protocol for a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. JMIR Research Protocols, 5(3), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Zheng, M., Wu, J., Louie, J., Flood, V., Gill, T., Thomas, B., Cleanthous, X., Neal, B., Rangan, A. (2016). Typical food portion sizes consumed by Australian adults: Results from the 2011-12 Australian National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Sørensen, N., Løje, H., Tetens, I., Wu, J., Neal, B., Lassen, A. (2016). Wellbeing at work among kitchen workers during organic food conversion in Danish public kitchens: A longitudinal survey. European Journal of Public Health, 26(2), 323-328. [More Information]
  • Del Gobbo, L., Imamura, F., Aslibekyan, S., Marklund, M., Virtanen, J., Wennberg, M., Yakoob, M., Chiuve, S., Dela Cruz, L., Wu, J., et al (2016). ω-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acid biomarkers and coronary heart disease: Pooling project of 19 cohort studies. JAMA Internal Medicine, 176(8), 1155-1166. [More Information]

2015

  • Trevena, H., Neal, B., Dunford, E., Haskelberg, H., Wu, J. (2015). A Comparison of the Sodium Content of Supermarket Private-Label and Branded Foods in Australia. Nutrients, 7(8), 7027-7041. [More Information]
  • Wu, J., Neal, B., Trevena, H., Crino, M., Stuart-Smith, W., Faulkner-Hogg, K., Louie, J., Dunford, E. (2015). Are gluten-free foods healthier than non-gluten-free foods? An evaluation of supermarket products in Australia. British Journal of Nutrition, 114(3), 448-454. [More Information]
  • Masson, S., Wu, J., Simon, C., Barlera, S., Marchioli, R., Mariani, J., Macchia, A., Lombardi, F., Vago, T., Aleksova, A., et al (2015). Circulating cardiac biomarkers and postoperative atrial fibrillation in the OPERA trial. European Journal of Clinical Investigation, 45(2), 170-178. [More Information]
  • Smith, C., Follis, J., Nettleton, J., Foy, M., Wu, J., Ma, Y., Tanaka, T., Manichakul, A., Wu, H., Chu, A., et al (2015). Dietary fatty acids modulate associations between genetic variants and circulating fatty acids in plasma and erythrocyte membranes: Meta-analysis of nine studies in the CHARGE consortium. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 59(7), 1373-1383. [More Information]
  • Lemaitre, R., King, I., Kabagambe, E., Wu, J., McKnight, B., Manichaikul, A., Guan, W., Sun, Q., Chasman, D., Foy, M., et al (2015). Genetic Loci Associated with Circulating Levels of Very Long-Chain Saturated Fatty Acids. Journal of Lipid Research, 56(1), 176-184. [More Information]
  • Mozaffarian, D., Kabagambe, E., Johnson, C., Lemaitre, R., Manichaikul, A., Sun, Q., Foy, M., Wang, L., Wiener, H., Irvin, M., Wu, J., et al (2015). Genetic loci associated with circulating phospholipid trans fatty acids: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies from the CHARGE Consortium. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 101(2), 398-406. [More Information]
  • Wu, J., Marchioli, R., Silletta, M., Masson, S., Sellke, F., Libby, P., Milne, G., Brown, N., Lombardi, F., Damiano, R., et al (2015). Oxidative Stress Biomarkers and Incidence of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation in the Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Prevention of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation (OPERA) Trial. Journal of the American Heart Association, 4(5), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Wenjie, M., Wu, J., Wang, Q., Lemaitre, R., Mukamal, K., Djousse, L., King, I., Song, X., Biggs, M., Delaney, J., et al (2015). Prospective association of fatty acids in the de novo lipogenesis pathway with risk of type 2 diabetes: The Cardiovascular Health Study. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 101(1), 153-163. [More Information]
  • Wu, J., Lemaitre, R., King, I., Song, X., Psaty, B., Siscovick, D., Mozaffarian, D. (2015). Response to Letters Regarding Article, Circulating Omega-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Total and Cause-Specific Mortality: The Cardiovascular Health Study"". Circulation, 132(3), e25-e26. [More Information]
  • Dunford, E., Cobcroft, M., Thomas, M., Wu, J. (2015). Technical Report: Alignment of NSW Healthy Food Provision Policy with the Health Star Rating System, November 2015, (pp. 1 - 85). Sydney, NSW, Australia: NSW Ministry of Health.

2014

  • Trevena, H., Neal, B., Dunford, E., Wu, J. (2014). An Evaluation of the Effects of the Australian Food and Health Dialogue Targets on the Sodium Content of Bread, Breakfast Cereals and Processed Meats. Nutrients, 6(9), 3802-3817. [More Information]
  • Wu, J., Lemaitre, R., King, I., Song, X., Psaty, B., Siscovick, D., Mozaffarian, D. (2014). Circulating Omega-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Total and Cause-Specific Mortality: The Cardiovascular Health Study. Circulation, 130(15), 1245-1253. [More Information]
  • Hodgson, J., Croft, K., Woodman, R., Puddey, I., Bondonno, C., Wu, J., Beilin, L., Lukoshkova, E., Head, G., Ward, N. (2014). Effects of vitamin E, vitamin C and polyphenols on the rate of blood pressure variation: results of two randomised controlled trials. British Journal of Nutrition, 112(9), 1551-1561. [More Information]

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