Dr. Sai Daayana

Sai Daayana
Gynaecological Oncologist
+ Years Experience

Educational Qualifications

  • Gynae-oncology, RCOG, UK 2009-2013
  • MD  University of Manchester  2006-2008
  • MRCOG, RCOG, UK 1999-2006
  • MBBS University of Health Sciences 1991-1997

Work Experience

  • Oct 2013 – July 2016 - Consultant Gynaecologist Oncologist, St James Institute of Oncology, St James University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, United Kingdom
  • Apr 2009 – Sept 2013 - Clinical Lecturer in Gynaecological Oncology University of Manchester
  • Dec 2011- Mar 2012 -  Maternity Leave
  • Oct.2008– Mar.2009 - Specialist Registrar in O&G St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester Acute Pennine Care NHS Trust
  • Oct.2006 – Sept.2008 - Clinical Research Fellow in Gynaecology Oncology PICR, Manchester
  • Oct.2001 – Sep.2006 - Specialist Registrar in O&G North-West Deanery
  • Apr.2005 – Sept.2005 - Acute Pennine Care NHS Trust
  • Maternity Leave
  • Feb.2000 – Aug.2001 - Senior Senior House Officer in O&G Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool
  • Feb.1999 – Feb.2000 - Senior House Officer in O&G, Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester


Peer reviewed publications

  1. Wang JW, Jagu S, Wu WH, Viscidi RP, Macgregor-Das A, Fogel JM, Kwak K, Daayana S, Kitchener H, Stern PL, Gravitt PE, Trimble CL, Roden RB. Seroloepidemiology of Human Papillomavirus 16 (HPV16)L2 and Generation of L2-Specific Human Chimeric Monoclonal Antibodies. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2015 Jul;22(7):806-16
  2. Wang JW, Jagu S, Wang C, Kitchener HC, Daayana S, Stern PL, Pang S, Day PM, Huh WK, Roden RB. Measurement of neutralizing serum antibodies of patients vaccinated with human papillomavirus L1 or L2-based immunogens using furin-cleaved HPV Pseudovirions. PLoS One. 2014 Jul 7;9(7):e101576
  3. John A Tidy, Jamie Healey, Sai Daayana, Mary Martin, Prof Walter Prendiville, Prof Henry Kitchener. Improved detection of high- grade cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia using Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy with colposcopy. BJOG.2013 Mar; 120(4):400-10.
  4. aayana S, Winter U, Stern PL, Kitchener HC. The Role of Photodynamic Therapy in the Management of Vulval Intraepithelial Neoplasia. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2011 May 1;10(5):802-9.
  5. Addla S, Marri RR, Daayana S, Irwin PP. Avoid cruising on the uroflowmeter – Evaluation of cruising artefact on spinning disc flowmeters in an experimental setup. Neurourol Urodyn. 2010 Sept; 29(7):1301-5.
  6. Daayana S, Elkord E, Winter U, Pawlita M, Roden R, Stern PL, Kitchener HC. Phase II trial of imiquimod and HPV therapeutic vaccination in patients with vulval intraepithelial neoplasia. Br J Cancer.2010 Mar 30; 102(7):1129-36.Epub 2010 Mar 16.
  7. Daayana S, Holland CM. Hormone replacement therapy and the endometrium. J menopause Int.2009 Sep; 15(3): 134-8.Review
  8. Elkord E, Dangoor A, Burt DJ, Southgate TD, Daayana S, Harrop R, Drifthout JW, Sherlock D, Hawkins RE, Stern PL. Immune evasion mechanisms in colorectal cancer liver metastases vaccinated with TroVax (MVA-5T4) Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2009 Oct;58(10):1657-67.Epub 2009 Feb 17.Feb 17
  9. Winter U, Daayana S, Tomlinson AE, Elkord E, Stern PL, Kitchener HC. Clinical and immunological results of a Phase II trial of sequential imiquimod and photodynamic therapy for vulval intraepithelial neoplasia. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Aug 15;14(16):5292-9.
  10. Amanda Tristram, Sai Daayana, Peter Stern. Cervical Cancer Vaccination – an up to date guide. British Medical Journal – online from 21/02/08 http://learning.bmj.com
  11. Daayana S, Baker P, Crocker I. An image analysis technique for the investigation of variations in placental morphology in pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia with and without intrauterine growth restriction. J Soc Gynecol Investig. 2004 Dec; 11(8): 545-52.

Non-Peer reviewed publications

Chapters in book
  1. Book title: “The Difficult Robotic Hysterectomy” Chapter in book “Robotic Surgery: Practical Examples in Gynecology” edited by Sami Kilic, A. Kubilay Ertan and M. Faruk Kose. Authors: Daayana S, Ahmed Sekotory A
  2. Book tile: PLAB handbook Title of chapters: Obstetrics and Gynaecology for PLAB Examination Authors: Daayana S, Kaukuntla H, Addla S Details: 3rd Edition – 2006, 1, 197-259, Paras Medical Books
  3. Title of Book & DVD: Resuscitation and Mannequin Authors: Kaukuntla H, Daayana S, Addla S, Henshall K Birmingham PLAB Course in association with South Manchester University Hospitals


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