Associate Professor Rinki Murphy


Areas of expertise

Endocrinologist with special interest in monogenic causes of diabetes and severe insulin resistance.  Research in genetics and physiology of diabetes and obesity.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Murphy, R., Clarke, M. G., Evennett, N. J., Robinson, S. J., Humphreys, M. L., Hammodat, H., ... Johnson, M. H. (2018). Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy versus banded Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for diabetes and obesity: A prospective randomised double-blind trial. Obesity Surgery, 28, 293-302. 10.1007/s11695-017-2872-6
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Malcolm Johnson, Lindsay Plank
  • Slykerman, R. F., Hood, F., Wickens, K., Thompson, J. M. D., Barthow, C., Murphy, R., ... Crane, J. (2017). Effect of lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 in pregnancy on postpartum symptoms of depression and anxiety: A randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial. EBioMedicine, 24, 159-165. 10.1016/j.ebiom.2017.09.013
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rebecca Slykerman, John Thompson, Edwin Mitchell
  • Healey, G., Murphy, R., Butts, C., Brough, L., Rosendale, D., Blatchford, P., ... Coad, J. (2017). Variability in gut microbiota response to an inulin-type fructan prebiotic within an in vitro three-stage continuous colonic model system. Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre, 11, 26-37. 10.1016/j.bcdf.2017.07.001
  • Murphy, R., Tsai, P., Jullig, M., Liu, A., Plank, L., & Booth, M. (2017). Differential changes in gut microbiota after gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy bariatric surgery vary according to diabetes remission. Obesity Surgery, 27 (4), 917-925. 10.1007/s11695-016-2399-2
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mia Jullig, Lindsay Plank, Peter Tsai, Amy Liu
  • Wickens, K. L., Barthow, C. A., Murphy, R., Abels, P. R., Maude, R. M., Stone, P. R., ... Kang, J. M. (2017). Early pregnancy probiotic supplementation with Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 may reduce the prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus: A randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Nutrition, 117 (6), 804-813. 10.1017/s0007114517000289
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Edwin Mitchell
  • Nemati, R., Lu, J., Tura, A., Smith, G., & Murphy, R. (2017). Acute changes in non-esterified fatty acids in patients with type 2 diabetes receiving bariatric surgery. Obesity Surgery, 27 (3), 649-656. 10.1007/s11695-016-2323-9
  • Lee, W. G., Murphy, R., McCall, J. L., Gane, E. J., Soop, M., Tura, A., & Plank, L. D. (2017). Nadolol reduces insulin sensitivity in liver cirrhosis: A randomized double-blind crossover trial. Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, 33 (3).10.1002/dmrr.2859
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Lindsay Plank
  • Huang-Doran, I., Tomlinson, P., Payne, F., Gast, A., Sleigh, A., Bottomley, W., ... Rudge, S. (2016). Insulin resistance uncoupled from dyslipidemia due to C-terminal PIK3R1 mutations. JCI Insight, 1 (17).10.1172/jci.insight.88766