Associate Professor John Sinn

Clinical Associate Professor
Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Northern Clinical School

Telephone 99266149
Fax 99266155

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Selected grants

2013

  • Safe transport for low birth-weight babies; Clarke E, Sinn J; Royal North Shore Hospital/Staff Specialist Trust Fund.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Sinn, J., Osborn, D. (2008). What evidence supports dietary intervention to prevent infant allergy and food allergy development? In R. Ohls, M.C. Yoder (Eds.), Hematology, Immunology and Infectious Disease, (pp. 88-105). Philadelphia, PA, United States: Saunders Elsevier.

Journals

  • Bolisetty, S., Osborn, D., Sinn, J., Lui, K. (2014). Standardised neonatal parenteral nutrition formulations - an Australasian group consensus 2012. BMC Pediatrics, 14, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Prescott, S., Pawankar, R., Allen, K., Campbell, D., Sinn, J., Fiocchi, A., Ebisawa, M., Sampson, H., Beyer, K., Lee, B. (2013). A global survey of changing patterns of food allergy burden in children. World Allergy Organization Journal, 6(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Trivedi, A., Sinn, J. (2013). Early versus late administration of amino acids in preterm infants receiving parenteral nutrition. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 7, 1-38. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2013). Prebiotics in infants for prevention of allergy (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 3, 1-60. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2013). Probiotic supplements. BMJ, 347, 1-2. [More Information]
  • Shah, D., Sinn, J. (2012). Antibiotic regimens for the empirical treatment of newborn infants with necrotising enterocolitis (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (8), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Su, J., Prescott, S., Sinn, J., Tang, M., Smith, P., Heine, R., Spieldenner, J., Iskedjian, M. (2012). Cost-effectiveness of partially-hydrolyzed formula for prevention of atopic dermatitis in Australia. Journal of Medical Economics, 15(6), 1064-1077. [More Information]
  • Fiocchi, A., Sinn, J., Yan, H., Soemadiono, U., Abdullah, N., Goh, A., Ngamphaiboon, J. (2012). Current practice and recent trends in preventing and treating CMPA. Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology, 30(4 SUPPL), S27-S35.
  • Shah, D., Sinn, J. (2012). Octreotide as therapeutic option for congenital idiopathic chylothorax : A case series. Acta Paediatrica, 101(4), e151-e155. [More Information]
  • Gillies, D., Sinn, J., Lad, S., Leach, M., Ross, M. (2012). Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 7, 1-74. [More Information]
  • Sinn, J. (2012). Recent advances in pathophysiology of food & cow milk protein allergy. Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology, 30(4 SUPPL), S17-S20.
  • Lothe, A., Sinn, J., Stone, M. (2011). Metabolic bone disease of prematurity and secondary hyperparathyroidism. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(8), 550-553. [More Information]
  • Cooper, S., Leask, J., Hayles, E., Sinn, J. (2011). Midwife attitudes: An important determinant of maternal postpartum pertussis booster vaccination. Vaccine, 29(34), 5591-5594. [More Information]
  • Popat, H., Sinn, J., Cooper, P. (2010). Endobronchial polyp in a neonate. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(6), 354. [More Information]
  • Crawford, B., Cowell, C., Emder, P., Learoyd, D., Chua, E., Sinn, J., Jack, M. (2010). Iodine toxicity from soy milk and seaweed ingestion is associated with serious thyroid dysfunction. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(7), 413-415. [More Information]
  • Shah, D., Sinn, J. (2010). Letters to the editor. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(4), 209. [More Information]
  • Sinn, J., Osborn, D. (2010). Primary prevention with hydrolysed formula: does it change natural onset of allergic disease? Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 40(4), 534-535. [More Information]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Wilkinson, D., Trivedi, A., Sinn, J., Dutta, S., Parikh, T., Lin, H. (2010). Re: ESPGHAN Commentary and Education That Probiotics Substantially Reduce All-cause Mortality and Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preterm Infants. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 50(6), 694. [More Information]
  • Allen, K., Davidson, G., Day, A., Hill, D., Kemp, A., Peake, J., Prescott, S., Shugg, A., Sinn, J., Heine, R. (2009). Management of cow's milk protein allergy in infants and young children: An expert panel perspective. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(9), 481-486. [More Information]
  • Sinclair, L., Crisp, J., Sinn, J. (2009). Variability in incubator humidity practices in the management of preterm infants. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(9), 535-540. [More Information]
  • Kemp, A., Allen, K., Anderson, K., Davidson, G., Day, A., Heine, R., Peake, J., Prescott, S., Shugg, A., Sinn, J., et al (2008). Guidelines for the use of infant formulas to treat cows milk protein allergy: an Australian consensus panel opinion. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(2), 109-112. [More Information]
  • Prescott, S., Smith, P., Tang, M., Palmer, D., Sinn, J., Huntley, S., Cormack, B., Heine, R., Gibson, R., Makrides, M., et al (2008). The importance of early complementary feeding in the development of oral tolerance: concerns and controversies. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 19(5), 375-380. [More Information]
  • Keogh, J., Sinn, J., Hollebone, K., Bajuk, B., Fischer, W., LUI, K. (2007). Delivery in the 'grey zone': Collaborative approach to extremely preterm birth. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 47, 273-278. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2007). Prebiotics in infants for prevention of allergic disease and food hypersensitivity (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 17(4, CD006474), 1-25. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2007). Probiotics in infants for prevention of allergic disease and food hypersensitivity. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 17(4), 1-67. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2007). The Cochrane Library and dietary prevention of allergic disease and food hypersensitivity in children: an umbrella review. Evidence-Based Child Health, 2, 541-552.
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2006). Formulas containing hydrolysed protein for prevention of allergy and food intolerance in infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (4), CD003664-CD003664. [More Information]
  • Ibrahim, M., Sinn, J., McGuire, W. (2006). Iodine supplementation for the prevention of mortality and adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in preterm infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 19(2), CD005253-CD005253. [More Information]
  • Lui, K., Bajuk, B., Gaston, A., Kent, A., Sinn, J., Spence, K., Fischer, W., Henderson-Smart, D. (2006). Perinatal care at the borderlines of viability: a consensus statement based on a NSW and ACT consensus workshop. Medical Journal of Australia, 185(9), 495-500. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2006). Soy formula for prevention of allergy and food intolerance in infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 18(4), CD003741-CD003741. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2004). Soy Formula For Prevention Of Allergy And Food Intolerance In Infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 3(CD003741), 1-24.
  • Sinn, J., Ward, M., Henderson-Smart, D. (2002). Developemental outcome of preterm infants after surfactant therapy: Systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 38(6), 597-600.
  • Sinn, J., Ward, M., Henderson-Smart, D. (2002). Developmental outcome of preterm infants after surfactant therapy: systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 38(6), 597-600.

2014

  • Bolisetty, S., Osborn, D., Sinn, J., Lui, K. (2014). Standardised neonatal parenteral nutrition formulations - an Australasian group consensus 2012. BMC Pediatrics, 14, 1-11. [More Information]

2013

  • Prescott, S., Pawankar, R., Allen, K., Campbell, D., Sinn, J., Fiocchi, A., Ebisawa, M., Sampson, H., Beyer, K., Lee, B. (2013). A global survey of changing patterns of food allergy burden in children. World Allergy Organization Journal, 6(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Trivedi, A., Sinn, J. (2013). Early versus late administration of amino acids in preterm infants receiving parenteral nutrition. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 7, 1-38. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2013). Prebiotics in infants for prevention of allergy (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 3, 1-60. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2013). Probiotic supplements. BMJ, 347, 1-2. [More Information]

2012

  • Shah, D., Sinn, J. (2012). Antibiotic regimens for the empirical treatment of newborn infants with necrotising enterocolitis (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (8), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Su, J., Prescott, S., Sinn, J., Tang, M., Smith, P., Heine, R., Spieldenner, J., Iskedjian, M. (2012). Cost-effectiveness of partially-hydrolyzed formula for prevention of atopic dermatitis in Australia. Journal of Medical Economics, 15(6), 1064-1077. [More Information]
  • Fiocchi, A., Sinn, J., Yan, H., Soemadiono, U., Abdullah, N., Goh, A., Ngamphaiboon, J. (2012). Current practice and recent trends in preventing and treating CMPA. Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology, 30(4 SUPPL), S27-S35.
  • Shah, D., Sinn, J. (2012). Octreotide as therapeutic option for congenital idiopathic chylothorax : A case series. Acta Paediatrica, 101(4), e151-e155. [More Information]
  • Gillies, D., Sinn, J., Lad, S., Leach, M., Ross, M. (2012). Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 7, 1-74. [More Information]
  • Sinn, J. (2012). Recent advances in pathophysiology of food & cow milk protein allergy. Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology, 30(4 SUPPL), S17-S20.

2011

  • Lothe, A., Sinn, J., Stone, M. (2011). Metabolic bone disease of prematurity and secondary hyperparathyroidism. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(8), 550-553. [More Information]
  • Cooper, S., Leask, J., Hayles, E., Sinn, J. (2011). Midwife attitudes: An important determinant of maternal postpartum pertussis booster vaccination. Vaccine, 29(34), 5591-5594. [More Information]

2010

  • Popat, H., Sinn, J., Cooper, P. (2010). Endobronchial polyp in a neonate. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(6), 354. [More Information]
  • Crawford, B., Cowell, C., Emder, P., Learoyd, D., Chua, E., Sinn, J., Jack, M. (2010). Iodine toxicity from soy milk and seaweed ingestion is associated with serious thyroid dysfunction. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(7), 413-415. [More Information]
  • Shah, D., Sinn, J. (2010). Letters to the editor. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(4), 209. [More Information]
  • Sinn, J., Osborn, D. (2010). Primary prevention with hydrolysed formula: does it change natural onset of allergic disease? Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 40(4), 534-535. [More Information]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Wilkinson, D., Trivedi, A., Sinn, J., Dutta, S., Parikh, T., Lin, H. (2010). Re: ESPGHAN Commentary and Education That Probiotics Substantially Reduce All-cause Mortality and Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preterm Infants. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 50(6), 694. [More Information]

2009

  • Allen, K., Davidson, G., Day, A., Hill, D., Kemp, A., Peake, J., Prescott, S., Shugg, A., Sinn, J., Heine, R. (2009). Management of cow's milk protein allergy in infants and young children: An expert panel perspective. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(9), 481-486. [More Information]
  • Sinclair, L., Crisp, J., Sinn, J. (2009). Variability in incubator humidity practices in the management of preterm infants. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(9), 535-540. [More Information]

2008

  • Kemp, A., Allen, K., Anderson, K., Davidson, G., Day, A., Heine, R., Peake, J., Prescott, S., Shugg, A., Sinn, J., et al (2008). Guidelines for the use of infant formulas to treat cows milk protein allergy: an Australian consensus panel opinion. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(2), 109-112. [More Information]
  • Prescott, S., Smith, P., Tang, M., Palmer, D., Sinn, J., Huntley, S., Cormack, B., Heine, R., Gibson, R., Makrides, M., et al (2008). The importance of early complementary feeding in the development of oral tolerance: concerns and controversies. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 19(5), 375-380. [More Information]
  • Sinn, J., Osborn, D. (2008). What evidence supports dietary intervention to prevent infant allergy and food allergy development? In R. Ohls, M.C. Yoder (Eds.), Hematology, Immunology and Infectious Disease, (pp. 88-105). Philadelphia, PA, United States: Saunders Elsevier.

2007

  • Keogh, J., Sinn, J., Hollebone, K., Bajuk, B., Fischer, W., LUI, K. (2007). Delivery in the 'grey zone': Collaborative approach to extremely preterm birth. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 47, 273-278. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2007). Prebiotics in infants for prevention of allergic disease and food hypersensitivity (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 17(4, CD006474), 1-25. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2007). Probiotics in infants for prevention of allergic disease and food hypersensitivity. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 17(4), 1-67. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2007). The Cochrane Library and dietary prevention of allergic disease and food hypersensitivity in children: an umbrella review. Evidence-Based Child Health, 2, 541-552.

2006

  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2006). Formulas containing hydrolysed protein for prevention of allergy and food intolerance in infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (4), CD003664-CD003664. [More Information]
  • Ibrahim, M., Sinn, J., McGuire, W. (2006). Iodine supplementation for the prevention of mortality and adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in preterm infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 19(2), CD005253-CD005253. [More Information]
  • Lui, K., Bajuk, B., Gaston, A., Kent, A., Sinn, J., Spence, K., Fischer, W., Henderson-Smart, D. (2006). Perinatal care at the borderlines of viability: a consensus statement based on a NSW and ACT consensus workshop. Medical Journal of Australia, 185(9), 495-500. [More Information]
  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2006). Soy formula for prevention of allergy and food intolerance in infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 18(4), CD003741-CD003741. [More Information]

2004

  • Osborn, D., Sinn, J. (2004). Soy Formula For Prevention Of Allergy And Food Intolerance In Infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 3(CD003741), 1-24.

2002

  • Sinn, J., Ward, M., Henderson-Smart, D. (2002). Developemental outcome of preterm infants after surfactant therapy: Systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 38(6), 597-600.
  • Sinn, J., Ward, M., Henderson-Smart, D. (2002). Developmental outcome of preterm infants after surfactant therapy: systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 38(6), 597-600.

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