U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-496-1069
Email: sebastianp@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Clinical FellowBaylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center1994–1997
  • Research RegistrarThe General Infirmary at Leeds, University of Leeds1988–1993
  • RegistrarChapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds/The General Infirmary at Leeds1987–1988
  • MRCPRoyal College of Physicians1987
  • Senior House Officer/RegistrarBury General Hospital, Manchester/ Pinderfields General Hospital1985–1987
  • FFARCSRoyal College of Surgeons1984
  • Registrar in AnaestheticsSt. Helier Hospital1983–1984
  • Senior House OfficerNorth Staffordshire Hospital Centre1982–1983
  • Senior House Officer/RegistrarSt. Martha’s  Hospital, St. John’s Medical College Hospital1979–1981
  • Ph.D.University of Leeds1994
  • M.B.B.S.St. John’s Medical College1979

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Sebastian J. Padayatty, FFARCS, MRCP, Ph.D.

Staff Clinician, Molecular and Clinical Nutrition SectionDigestive Disease Branch
  • Clinical Research


A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Padayatty SJ, Levine M. Vitamin and mineral supplements in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Ann Intern Med. 2014 May 6; 160 (2014 May 6; 160; 9):654. [Full Text/Abstract]
Corpe CP, Tu H, Eck P, Wang J, Faulhaber-Walter R, Schnermann J, Margolis S, Padayatty S, Sun H, Wang Y, Nussbaum RL, Espey MG, Levine M. Vitamin C transporter Slc23a1 links renal reabsorption, vitamin C tissue accumulation, and perinatal survival in mice. J Clin Invest. 2010 Apr; 120 (120; 4; 2010 Apr):1069-83. [Full Text/Abstract]
Padayatty SJ, Levine M. Fruit and vegetables: think variety, go ahead, eat!. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Jan; 87 (87; 2008 Jan; 1):5-7. [Full Text/Abstract]
Padayatty SJ, Doppman JL, Chang R, Wang Y, Gill J, Papanicolaou DA, Levine M. Human adrenal glands secrete vitamin C in response to adrenocorticotrophic hormone. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Jul; 86 (86; 2007 Jul; 1):145-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
Padayatty SJ, Sun H, Wang Y, Riordan HD, Hewitt SM, Katz A, Wesley RA, Levine M. Vitamin C pharmacokinetics: implications for oral and intravenous use. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Apr 6; 140 (7; 140; 2004 Apr 6):533-7. [Full Text/Abstract]
Padayatty SJ, Katz A, Wang Y, Eck P, Kwon O, Lee JH, Chen S, Corpe C, Dutta A, Dutta SK, Levine M. Vitamin C as an antioxidant: evaluation of its role in disease prevention. J Am Coll Nutr. 2003 Feb; 22 (2003 Feb; 22; 1):18-35. [Full Text/Abstract]
Levine M, Wang Y, Padayatty SJ, Morrow J. A new recommended dietary allowance of vitamin C for healthy young women. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Aug 14; 98 (2001 Aug 14; 98; 17):9842-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
Padayatty SJ, Levine M. New insights into the physiology and pharmacology of vitamin C. CMAJ. 2001 Feb 6; 164 (2001 Feb 6; 164; 3):353-5. [Full Text/Abstract]
Peace KA, Orme SM, Padayatty SJ, Godfrey HP, Belchetz PE. Cognitive dysfunction in patients with pituitary tumour who have been treated with transfrontal or transsphenoidal surgery or medication. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 1998 Sep; 49 (49; 3; 1998 Sep):391-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
Padayatty SJ, Orme SM, Nelson M, Lamb JT, Belchetz PE. Bilateral sequential inferior petrosal sinus sampling with corticotrophin-releasing hormone stimulation in the diagnosis of Cushing's disease. Eur J Endocrinol. 1998 Aug; 139 (2; 139; 1998 Aug):161-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
Marcelli M, Cunningham GR, Haidacher SJ, Padayatty SJ, Sturgis L, Kagan C, Denner L. Caspase-7 is activated during lovastatin-induced apoptosis of the prostate cancer cell line LNCaP. Cancer Res. 1998 Jan 1; 58 (1998 Jan 1; 58; 1):76-83. [Full Text/Abstract]
Padayatty SJ, Marcelli M, Shao TC, Cunningham GR. Lovastatin-induced apoptosis in prostate stromal cells. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1997 May; 82 (82; 1997 May; 5):1434-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
Padayatty SJ, Perrins EJ, Belchetz PE. Octreotide treatment increases exercise capacity in patients with acromegaly. Eur J Endocrinol. 1996 May; 134 (1996 May; 134; 5):554-9. [Full Text/Abstract]