Associate Professor Tania Markovic

MBBS PhD FRACP
Clinical Associate Professor
Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders, Sydney Medical School

Telephone +61 2 9519 7605
Fax +61 2 9557 4974

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Selected grants

2015

  • Investigation of safety and efficacy of once daily semaglutide in obese subjects without diabetes mellitus. A 52 week, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, nine-armed, parallel group, multi-centre, multinational trial with liraglutide 3.0 mg as a; Markovic T, Caterson I; Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd/Clinical Trial Research Agreement.
  • Phase 3 Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group Evaluation Of The Efficacy, Safety, And Tolerability Of Bococizumab (PF-04950615), In Reducing The Occurrence Of Major Cardiovascular Events In High Risk Subjects; Markovic T, Caterson I; Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd/Clinical Trial Research Agreement.
  • Phase 3 Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group Evaluation Of The Efficacy, Safety, And Tolerability Of Bococizumab (PF-04950615), In Reducing The Occurrence Of Major Cardiovascular Events In High Risk Subjects; Markovic T, Caterson I; Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd/Clinical Trial Research Agreement.

2014

  • Randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled, phase 2a trial of ZGN-440 (subcutaneous Beloranib in suspension), a novel methionine aminopeptidase 2 inhibitor, in obese subjects with hypothalamic injury to evaluate weight reduction and safety over 4 weeks f; Markovic T, Caterson I; Novotech (Australia) Pty Ltd/Clinical Trial Research Agreement.
  • Gold-standard assessment of energy expenditure and aerobic fitness during interventions to prevent diabetes; Salis (nee Sainsbury) A, Markovic T, Caterson I, Brand-Miller J, Grunstein R, Johnson N; Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation/Equipment Grant.

2012

  • Are eggs good for people with type 2 diabetes; Markovic T, Caterson I; Australian Egg Corporation Ltd/Innovation & Efficiency RD&E Open Call.

2011

  • EXenatide Study of Cardiovascular Event Lowering Trial (EXSCEL) - A randomized, placebo controlled clinical trial to evaluate cardiovascular outcomes after treatment with exenatide once weekly in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; Markovic T, Caterson I; Parexel International (Australia)/Research Support.

2010

  • A dietary intervention in gestational diabetes to reduce child obesity: a randomised controlled trial; Brand-Miller J, Ross G, Markovic T, Ross G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Kizirian, N., Kong, Y., Muirhead, R., Brodie, S., Garnett, S., Petocz, P., Sim, K., Celermajer, D., Louie, J., Markovic, T., Ross, G., Brand-Miller, J., Skilton, M., et al (2016). Effects of a low-glycemic index diet during pregnancy on offspring growth, body composition, and vascular health: A pilot randomized controlled trial. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 103(4), 1073-1082. [More Information]
  • Armaghanian, N., Brand-Miller, J., Markovic, T., Steinbeck, K. (2016). Hypoglycaemia in cystic fibrosis in the absence of diabetes: A systematic review. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 15(3), 274-284. [More Information]
  • Kizirian, N., Markovic, T., Muirhead, R., Garnett, S., Louie, J., Petocz, P., Ross, G., Brand-Miller, J. (2016). Macronutrient balance and dietary glycemic index in pregnancy predict neonatal body composition. Nutrients, 8(5), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Markovic, T., Muirhead, R., Overs, S., Ross, G., Louie, J., Kizirian, N., Denyer, G., Petocz, P., Hyett, J., Brand-Miller, J. (2016). Randomized Controlled Trial Investigating the Effects of a Low-Glycemic Index Diet on Pregnancy Outcomes in Women at High Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: The GI Baby 3 Study. Diabetes Care, 39(1), 31-38. [More Information]
  • Gibson, A., Seimon, R., Lee, C., Ayre, J., Franklin, J., Markovic, T., Caterson, I., Salis (nee Sainsbury), A. (2015). Do ketogenic diets really suppress appetite? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews, 16(1), 64-76. [More Information]
  • Louie, J., Markovic, T., Ross, G., Foote, D., Brand-Miller, J. (2015). Effect of a low glycaemic index diet in gestational diabetes mellitus on post-natal outcomes after 3 months of birth: A pilot follow-up study. Maternal and Child Nutrition, 11(3), 409-414. [More Information]
  • Fuller, N., Salis (nee Sainsbury), A., Caterson, I., Markovic, T. (2015). Egg Consumption and Human Cardio-Metabolic Health in People with and without Diabetes. Nutrients, 7(9), 7399-7420. [More Information]
  • Scheimann, A., Nadler, E., Driscoll, D., Butler, M., Miller, J., Markovic, T., Goldstone, A. (2015). Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in 108 obese children and adolescents aged 5 to 21 years by Alqahtani AR, Antonisamy B, Alamri H, Elahmedi M, Zimmerman VA. Annals of Surgery, 261(4), e118-e118. [More Information]
  • Sweeting, A., Hocking, S., Markovic, T. (2015). Pharmacotherapy for the Treatment of Obesity. Molecular And Cellular Endocrinology, 418(pt 2), 173-183. [More Information]
  • Fuller, N., Caterson, I., Sainsbury, A., Denyer, G., Fong, M., Gerofi, J., Baqleh, K., Williams, K., Lau, N., Markovic, T. (2015). The effect of a high-egg diet on cardiovascular risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes and Egg (DIABEGG) study-a 3-mo randomized controlled trial. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 101(4), 705-713. [More Information]
  • Tam, C., Power, J., Markovic, T., Yee, C., Morsch, M., McLennan, S., Twigg, S. (2015). The effects of high-fat feeding on physical function and skeletal muscle extracellular matrix. Nutrition and Diabetes, 5, 1-4. [More Information]
  • Sweeting, A., Tabet, E., Caterson, I., Markovic, T. (2014). Management of obesity and cardiometabolic risk - role of phentermine/extended release topiramate. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, 7, 35-44. [More Information]
  • Lukas, N., Franklin, J., Lee, C., Taylor, C., Martin, D., Kormas, N., Caterson, I., Markovic, T. (2014). The efficacy of bariatric surgery performed in the public sector for obese patients with comorbid conditions. Medical Journal of Australia, 201(4), 218-222. [More Information]
  • Louie, J., Markovic, T., Ross, G., Foote, D., Brand-Miller, J. (2013). Higher glycemic load diet is associated with poorer nutrient intake in women with gestational diabetes mellitus. Nutrition Research, 33(4), 259-265. [More Information]
  • Louie, J., Markovic, T., Ross, G., Foote, D., Brand-Miller, J. (2013). Timing of peak blood glucose after breakfast meals of different glycemic index in women with gestational diabetes. Nutrients, 5(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Fuller, N., Lau, N., Denyer, G., Simpson, A., Gerofi, J., Wu, M., Holmes, A., Markovic, T., Kang, J., Caterson, I. (2012). A 12-week, randomised, controlled trial to examine the acceptability of the Korean diet and its effectiveness on weight and metabolic parameters in an Australian overweight and obese population. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, 6(1), e71-e83. [More Information]
  • Simmons, L., Hughes, K., Markovic, T., Chua, E. (2012). Diabetic ketoacidosis as a presenting feature of acromegaly: When excess hormone meets hormone deficiency. Clinical Diabetes (Alexandria), 30(4), 170-172. [More Information]
  • Louie, J., Markovic, T., Perera, N., Foote, D., Petocz, P., Ross, G., Brand-Miller, J. (2011). Randomized Controlled Trial Investigating the Effects of a Low-Glycemic Index Diet on Pregnancy Outcomes in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Diabetes Care, 34(11), 2341-2346. [More Information]
  • Louie, J., Brand-Miller, J., Markovic, T., Ross, G., Moses, R. (2010). Glycemic Index and Pregnancy: A Systematic Literature Review. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, 2010, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Natoli, S., Markovic, T., Lim, D., Noakes, M., Kostner, K. (2007). Unscrambling the research: eggs, serum cholesterol and coronary heart disease. Nutrition and Dietetics, 64(2), 105-111. [More Information]

2016

  • Kizirian, N., Kong, Y., Muirhead, R., Brodie, S., Garnett, S., Petocz, P., Sim, K., Celermajer, D., Louie, J., Markovic, T., Ross, G., Brand-Miller, J., Skilton, M., et al (2016). Effects of a low-glycemic index diet during pregnancy on offspring growth, body composition, and vascular health: A pilot randomized controlled trial. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 103(4), 1073-1082. [More Information]
  • Armaghanian, N., Brand-Miller, J., Markovic, T., Steinbeck, K. (2016). Hypoglycaemia in cystic fibrosis in the absence of diabetes: A systematic review. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 15(3), 274-284. [More Information]
  • Kizirian, N., Markovic, T., Muirhead, R., Garnett, S., Louie, J., Petocz, P., Ross, G., Brand-Miller, J. (2016). Macronutrient balance and dietary glycemic index in pregnancy predict neonatal body composition. Nutrients, 8(5), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Markovic, T., Muirhead, R., Overs, S., Ross, G., Louie, J., Kizirian, N., Denyer, G., Petocz, P., Hyett, J., Brand-Miller, J. (2016). Randomized Controlled Trial Investigating the Effects of a Low-Glycemic Index Diet on Pregnancy Outcomes in Women at High Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: The GI Baby 3 Study. Diabetes Care, 39(1), 31-38. [More Information]

2015

  • Gibson, A., Seimon, R., Lee, C., Ayre, J., Franklin, J., Markovic, T., Caterson, I., Salis (nee Sainsbury), A. (2015). Do ketogenic diets really suppress appetite? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews, 16(1), 64-76. [More Information]
  • Louie, J., Markovic, T., Ross, G., Foote, D., Brand-Miller, J. (2015). Effect of a low glycaemic index diet in gestational diabetes mellitus on post-natal outcomes after 3 months of birth: A pilot follow-up study. Maternal and Child Nutrition, 11(3), 409-414. [More Information]
  • Fuller, N., Salis (nee Sainsbury), A., Caterson, I., Markovic, T. (2015). Egg Consumption and Human Cardio-Metabolic Health in People with and without Diabetes. Nutrients, 7(9), 7399-7420. [More Information]
  • Scheimann, A., Nadler, E., Driscoll, D., Butler, M., Miller, J., Markovic, T., Goldstone, A. (2015). Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in 108 obese children and adolescents aged 5 to 21 years by Alqahtani AR, Antonisamy B, Alamri H, Elahmedi M, Zimmerman VA. Annals of Surgery, 261(4), e118-e118. [More Information]
  • Sweeting, A., Hocking, S., Markovic, T. (2015). Pharmacotherapy for the Treatment of Obesity. Molecular And Cellular Endocrinology, 418(pt 2), 173-183. [More Information]
  • Fuller, N., Caterson, I., Sainsbury, A., Denyer, G., Fong, M., Gerofi, J., Baqleh, K., Williams, K., Lau, N., Markovic, T. (2015). The effect of a high-egg diet on cardiovascular risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes and Egg (DIABEGG) study-a 3-mo randomized controlled trial. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 101(4), 705-713. [More Information]
  • Tam, C., Power, J., Markovic, T., Yee, C., Morsch, M., McLennan, S., Twigg, S. (2015). The effects of high-fat feeding on physical function and skeletal muscle extracellular matrix. Nutrition and Diabetes, 5, 1-4. [More Information]

2014

  • Sweeting, A., Tabet, E., Caterson, I., Markovic, T. (2014). Management of obesity and cardiometabolic risk - role of phentermine/extended release topiramate. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, 7, 35-44. [More Information]
  • Lukas, N., Franklin, J., Lee, C., Taylor, C., Martin, D., Kormas, N., Caterson, I., Markovic, T. (2014). The efficacy of bariatric surgery performed in the public sector for obese patients with comorbid conditions. Medical Journal of Australia, 201(4), 218-222. [More Information]

2013

  • Louie, J., Markovic, T., Ross, G., Foote, D., Brand-Miller, J. (2013). Higher glycemic load diet is associated with poorer nutrient intake in women with gestational diabetes mellitus. Nutrition Research, 33(4), 259-265. [More Information]
  • Louie, J., Markovic, T., Ross, G., Foote, D., Brand-Miller, J. (2013). Timing of peak blood glucose after breakfast meals of different glycemic index in women with gestational diabetes. Nutrients, 5(1), 1-9. [More Information]

2012

  • Fuller, N., Lau, N., Denyer, G., Simpson, A., Gerofi, J., Wu, M., Holmes, A., Markovic, T., Kang, J., Caterson, I. (2012). A 12-week, randomised, controlled trial to examine the acceptability of the Korean diet and its effectiveness on weight and metabolic parameters in an Australian overweight and obese population. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, 6(1), e71-e83. [More Information]
  • Simmons, L., Hughes, K., Markovic, T., Chua, E. (2012). Diabetic ketoacidosis as a presenting feature of acromegaly: When excess hormone meets hormone deficiency. Clinical Diabetes (Alexandria), 30(4), 170-172. [More Information]

2011

  • Louie, J., Markovic, T., Perera, N., Foote, D., Petocz, P., Ross, G., Brand-Miller, J. (2011). Randomized Controlled Trial Investigating the Effects of a Low-Glycemic Index Diet on Pregnancy Outcomes in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Diabetes Care, 34(11), 2341-2346. [More Information]

2010

  • Louie, J., Brand-Miller, J., Markovic, T., Ross, G., Moses, R. (2010). Glycemic Index and Pregnancy: A Systematic Literature Review. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, 2010, 1-8. [More Information]

2007

  • Natoli, S., Markovic, T., Lim, D., Noakes, M., Kostner, K. (2007). Unscrambling the research: eggs, serum cholesterol and coronary heart disease. Nutrition and Dietetics, 64(2), 105-111. [More Information]

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