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
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Selected grants

2017

  • Improving weight loss by intermittent use of very low energy diet: the TANGO diet trial (Temporary phases of accelerated weight loss for noticeably greater outcomes); Salis (nee Sainsbury) A, Byrne N, Markovic T, Seimon R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project 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

  • Gibson, A., Franklin, J., Pattinson, A., Cheng, Z., Samman, S., Markovic, T., Salis (nee Sainsbury), A. (2016). Comparison of Very Low Energy Diet Products Available in Australia and How to Tailor Them to Optimise Protein Content for Younger and Older Adult Men and Women. Healthcare, 4(3), 1-23. [More Information]
  • 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., Brodie, S., 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

  • Gibson, A., Franklin, J., Pattinson, A., Cheng, Z., Samman, S., Markovic, T., Salis (nee Sainsbury), A. (2016). Comparison of Very Low Energy Diet Products Available in Australia and How to Tailor Them to Optimise Protein Content for Younger and Older Adult Men and Women. Healthcare, 4(3), 1-23. [More Information]
  • 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., Brodie, S., 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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