Dr Prajwal Gyawali


Dr Prajwal Gyawali
NameDr Prajwal Gyawali
Email Addressprajwal.gyawali@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleSenior Lecturer (Medical Laboratory Science)
QualificationsBScMLT BPKoiralaIHS, MScClinBiochem Tribhuvan, PhD Charles Sturt
DepartmentSchool of Health and Medical Sciences
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0975-5576
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Biography

Dr. Gyawali is a lecturer of Medical Laboratory Science and Biomedical Science in the school of Health and Medical Science. He leads multiple biologically underpinned stroke recovery research in collaboration with the Darling Downs Health.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
LecturerUniversity of Southern Queensland2020
Research Officer (Stroke)The University of Newcastle20172020

Expertise

Stroke recovery and rehabilitation

Biological and perceived stress

Applied public health and health promotion in LMIC

Teaching

Clinical Biochemistry 1 (BIO2215)

Clinical Biochemistry 2 (BIO3215)

Pathology Studies (BIO1103)

Fields of Research

  • 320905. Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
  • 420109. Rehabilitation

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Australian Institute of Medical and Clinical Scientists
BScMLT
BPKoiralaIHS
2008
MScClinBiochem
Tribhuvan
2013
PhD
Charles Sturt
2015

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Development and evaluation of a 3D printed hand rehabilitation aid (hand exoskeleton) for post-stroke patients experiencing motor dysfunctionPrincipal SupervisorMasters2024
The Effects of Capsaicin Supplementation on Improving Human HealthAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2024
Melatonin-rich foods: A novel nutritional strategy to optimise sleepAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2024
A retrospective longitudinal study of biochemical and haematological changes in Diabetes mellitusAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Impact of lifestyle education in self-management of diabetes mellitusAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2022
The role of stress in moderating the effects of fatigue on quality of life among stroke survivors.Associate SupervisorDoctoral2022
Drug-resistant tuberculosis: Epidemic trajectory, related stigma, and their implications to essential service delivery Associate SupervisorDoctoral2021
Project titleDetailsYear
Toowoomba Hospital FoundationStroke Recovery Research2022

Psychological Stress Management and Stress Reduction Strategies for Stroke Survivors: A Scoping Review

Hinwood, Madeleine, Ilicic, Marina, Gyawali, Prajwal, Coupland, Kirsten, Kluge, Murielle G., Smith, Angela, Bowden, Sue, Nilsson, Michael and Walker, Frederick Rohan. 2023. "Psychological Stress Management and Stress Reduction Strategies for Stroke Survivors: A Scoping Review." Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 57 (2), p. 111–130. https://doi.org/10.1093/abm/kaac002

Whole blood viscosity is associated with baseline cerebral perfusion in acute ischemic stroke

Gyawali, Prajwal, Lillicrap, Thomas Patrick, Tomari, Shinya, Bivard, Andrew, Holliday, Elizabeth, Parsons, Mark, Levi, Christopher, Garcia-Esperon, Carlos and Spratt, Neil. 2022. "Whole blood viscosity is associated with baseline cerebral perfusion in acute ischemic stroke." Neurological Sciences. 43 (4), pp. 2375-2381. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10072-021-05666-5

Similar cognitive deficits in mice and humans in the chronic phase post-stroke identified using the touchscreen-based paired-associate learning task

Chow, Wei Zhen, Ong, Lin Kooi, Kluge, Murielle G., Gyawali, Prajwal, Walker, Frederick R. and Nilsson, Michael. 2020. "Similar cognitive deficits in mice and humans in the chronic phase post-stroke identified using the touchscreen-based paired-associate learning task." Scientific Reports. 10, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-76560-x

Role of purinergic signalling in endothelial dysfunction and thrombo-inflammation in ischaemic stroke and cerebral small vessel disease

Lee, Natasha Ting, Ong, Lin Kooi, Gyawali, Prajwal, Nassir, Che Mohd Nasril Che Mohd, Mustapha, Muzaimi, Nandurkar, Harshal H. and Sashindranath, Maithili. 2021. "Role of purinergic signalling in endothelial dysfunction and thrombo-inflammation in ischaemic stroke and cerebral small vessel disease." Biomolecules. 11 (7). https://doi.org/10.3390/biom11070994

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Hemodialysis Patients

Pokhrel, Asmita, Pokhrel, Buddhi Raj, Gyawali, Prajwal, Regmi, Deepak, Khanal, Madhav, Bhattarai, Ashim, Poudel, Prakash and KC, Anuj. 2021. "Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Hemodialysis Patients." Nepal Medical College Journal. 23 (3), pp. 252-258. https://doi.org/10.3126/nmcj.v23i3.40385

Successful health promotion, its challenges and the way forward in Nepal

Dhital, Madhu Koirala, Dhital, Shalik Ram, KC, Bhakta Bahadur, Owens, Vicki, Khadka, Hem Raj and Gyawali, Prajwal. 2022. "Successful health promotion, its challenges and the way forward in Nepal." Global Health Promotion. 30 (1), pp. 68-71. https://doi.org/10.1177/17579759221117792

Acute Effects of Frequent Light-Intensity Standing-Based Exercises That Interrupt 8 Hours of Prolonged Sitting on Postprandial Glucose in Stroke Survivors: A Dose-Escalation Trial

Mackie, Paul, Crowfoot, Gary, Gyawali, Prajwal, Janssen, Heidi, Holliday, Elizabeth, Dunstan, David and English, Coralie. 2021. "Acute Effects of Frequent Light-Intensity Standing-Based Exercises That Interrupt 8 Hours of Prolonged Sitting on Postprandial Glucose in Stroke Survivors: A Dose-Escalation Trial." Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 18 (6), pp. 644-652. https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2020-0516

Time-efficient intervention to improve older adolescents’ cardiorespiratory fitness: findings from the ‘Burn 2 Learn’ cluster randomised controlled trial

Lubans, David R., Smith, Jordan J., Eather, Narelle, Leahy, Angus A., Morgan, Philip J., Lonsdale, Chris, Plotnikoff, Roland C., Nilsson, Michael, Kennedy, Sarah G., Holliday, Elizabeth G., Weaver, Natasha, Noetel, Michael, Shigeta, Tatsuya T., Mavilidi, Myrto F., Valkenborghs, Sarah R., Gyawali, Prajwal, Walker, Frederick R., Costigan, Sarah A. and Hillman, Charles H.. 2020. "Time-efficient intervention to improve older adolescents’ cardiorespiratory fitness: findings from the ‘Burn 2 Learn’ cluster randomised controlled trial." British Journal of Sports Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2020-103277

Plasmin Generation Potential and Recanalization in Acute Ischaemic Stroke; an Observational Cohort Study of Stroke Biobank Samples

Lillicrap, Thomas, Keragala, Charithani B., Draxler, Dominik F., Chan, Jilly, Ho, Heidi, Harman, Stevi, Niego, Be’eri, Holliday, Elizabeth, Levi, Christopher R., Garcia-Esperon, Carlos, Spratt, Neil, Gyawali, Prajwal, Bivard, Andrew, Parsons, Mark W., Montaner, Joan, Bustamante, Alejandro, Cadenas, Israel Fernandez, Cloud, Geoffrey, Maguire, Jane M., ..., Medcalf, Robert L.. 2020. "Plasmin Generation Potential and Recanalization in Acute Ischaemic Stroke; an Observational Cohort Study of Stroke Biobank Samples." Frontiers in Neurology. 11, pp. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2020.589628

Exploring the relationship between fatigue and circulating levels of the pro-inflammatory biomarkers interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in the chronic stage of stroke recovery: a cross-sectional study

Gyawali, Prajwal, Hinwood, Madeleine, Chow, Wei Zhen, Kluge, Murielle, Ong, Lin Kooi, Nilsson, Michael and Walker, Frederick Rohan. 2020. "Exploring the relationship between fatigue and circulating levels of the pro-inflammatory biomarkers interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in the chronic stage of stroke recovery: a cross-sectional study." Brain, Behavior, & Immunity - Health. 9, pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbih.2020.100157

Accuracy of glucose meter among adults in a semi-urban area in Kathmandu, Nepal

Pokhrel, Asmita, Silvanus, Vinutha, Pokhrel, Buddhi Raj, Baral, Binaya, Khanal, Madhav, Gyawali, Prajwal, Pokhrel, Laxman and Regmi, Deepak. 2019. "Accuracy of glucose meter among adults in a semi-urban area in Kathmandu, Nepal." Nepal Medical Association Journal. 57 (216), pp. 104-108. https://doi.org/10.31729/jnma.4247

Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among chronic kidney disease patients undergoing hemodialysis in a tertiary care center, Kathmandu, Nepal

Pokhrel, A., Gyawali, P., Pokhrel, B. R., Khanal, M. P., Manandhar, D. N., Bwititi, P. and Nwose, E. U.. 2019. "Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among chronic kidney disease patients undergoing hemodialysis in a tertiary care center, Kathmandu, Nepal." Nepal Medical College Journal. 21 (4), pp. 313-318. https://doi.org/10.3126/nmcj.v21i4.27629

Hemorheological parameters better classify metabolic syndrome than novel cardiovascular risk factors and peripheral vascular disease marker

Gyawali, Prajwal, Richards, Ross S., Tinley, Paul, Nwose, Ezekiel Uba and Bwititi, Phillip T.. 2016. "Hemorheological parameters better classify metabolic syndrome than novel cardiovascular risk factors and peripheral vascular disease marker." Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation. 64 (1), pp. 1-5. https://doi.org/10.3233/CH-152033

Cardiovascular risk screening options in diabetes: framework for selective adoption

Nwose, Ezekiel U., Digban, Kester A., Oshionwu, Echinei J., Onyia, Innocent C., Bwititi, Phillip T., Oguoma, Victor M., Anyasodor, Anayochukwu E. and Gyawali, Prajwal. 2016. "Cardiovascular risk screening options in diabetes: framework for selective adoption." National Journal of Community Medicine. 7 (6), pp. 540-544.

Prediabetes and cardiovascular complications study (PACCS): international collaboration 4 years' summary and future direction

Nwose, E. U., Richards, R. S., Bwititi, P. T., Igumbor, E. O., Oshionwu, E. J., Okolie, K., Onyia, I. C., Pokhrel, A., Gyawali, P., Okuzor, J. N., Oguoma, V. M., Gardiner, F. W. and Wang, L.. 2017. "Prediabetes and cardiovascular complications study (PACCS): international collaboration 4 years' summary and future direction." BMC Research Notes. 10 (1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-017-3017-7

Current research on cigarette toxicity: critical appraisal in view of clinical laboratory

Gyawali, Prajwal and Oguoma, Victor Maduabuchi. 2016. "Current research on cigarette toxicity: critical appraisal in view of clinical laboratory." International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 4 (6), pp. 1785-1793. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20161725

School-based physical activity intervention for older adolescents: rationale and study protocol for the Burn 2 Learn cluster randomised controlled trial

Leahy, Angus A, Eather, Narelle, Smith, Jordan J, Hillman, Charles, Morgan, Philip J, Nilsson, Michael, Lonsdale, Chris, Plotnikoff, Ronald C, Noetel, Michael, Holliday, Elizabeth, Shigeta, Tatsuya T, Costigan, Sarah A, Walker, Frederick R, Young, Sarah, Valkenborghs, Sarah R, Gyawali, Prajwal, Harris, Nigel, Kennedy, Sarah G and Lubans, David R. 2019. "School-based physical activity intervention for older adolescents: rationale and study protocol for the Burn 2 Learn cluster randomised controlled trial." BMJ Open. 9 (5). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026029

Comparison of lipid profile parameters and oxidized low-density lipoprotein between normal and preeclamptic pregnancies in a tertiary care hospital in Nepal

Timalsina, Santosh, Gyawali, Prajwal and Bhattarai, Aseem. 2016. "Comparison of lipid profile parameters and oxidized low-density lipoprotein between normal and preeclamptic pregnancies in a tertiary care hospital in Nepal." International Journal of Women's Health. 8, pp. 627-631. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S117850

Quantitative Measurement of Erythrocyte Aggregation as a Systemic Inflammatory Marker by Ultrasound Imaging: A Systematic Review

Gyawali, Prajwal, Ziegler, Daniela, Cailhier, Jean-Franois, Denault, Andre and Cloutier, Guy. 2018. "Quantitative Measurement of Erythrocyte Aggregation as a Systemic Inflammatory Marker by Ultrasound Imaging: A Systematic Review." Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 44 (7), pp. 1303-1317. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2018.02.020

Exploration of stress management interventions to address psychological stress in stroke survivors: A protocol for a scoping review

Hinwood, Madeleine, Ilicic, Marina, Gyawali, Prajwal, Kluge, Murielle Gabriela, Coupland, Kirsten, Smith, Angela, Nilsson, Michael and Walker, Frederick Rohan. 2020. "Exploration of stress management interventions to address psychological stress in stroke survivors: A protocol for a scoping review." BMJ Open. 10 (3). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035592

Opposing associations of stress and resilience with functional outcomes in stroke survivors in the chronic phase of stroke: A cross-sectional study

Gyawali, Prajwal, Chow, Wei Zhen, Hinwood, Madeleine, Kluge, Murielle, English, Coralie, Ong, Lin Kooi, Nilsson, Michael and Walker, Frederick Rohan. 2020. "Opposing associations of stress and resilience with functional outcomes in stroke survivors in the chronic phase of stroke: A cross-sectional study." Frontiers in Neurology. 11, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2020.00230

Photoperiod and metabolic health: evidence, mechanism, and implications

Regmi, Prashant, Young, Morag, Minigo, Gabriela, Milic, Natalie and Gyawali, Prajwal. 2024. "Photoperiod and metabolic health: evidence, mechanism, and implications." Metabolism: clinical and experimental. 152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.metabol.2023.155770

Whole Blood Viscosity and Cerebral Blood Flow in Acute Ischemic Stroke

Gyawali, Prajwal, Lillicrap, Thomas P., Garcia-Esperon, Carlos G., Bhattarai, Aseem, Bivard, Andrew and Spratt, Neil. 2024. "Whole Blood Viscosity and Cerebral Blood Flow in Acute Ischemic Stroke." Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis. 50 (4), pp. 580-591. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0043-1775858

An Evaluation of Community Health Workers’ Knowledge, Attitude and Personal Lifestyle Behaviour in Non-Communicable Disease Health Promotion and Their Association with Self-Efficacy and NCD-Risk Perception

Yenit, Melaku Kindie, Kolbe-Alexander, Tracy L., Gelaye, Kassahun Alemu, Gezie, Lemma Derseh, Tesema, Getayeneh Antehunegn, Abebe, Solomon Mekonnen, Azale, Telake, Shitu, Kegnie and Gyawali, Prajwal. 2023. "An Evaluation of Community Health Workers’ Knowledge, Attitude and Personal Lifestyle Behaviour in Non-Communicable Disease Health Promotion and Their Association with Self-Efficacy and NCD-Risk Perception." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 20 (9). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20095642

Editorial: Stress, mood, and fatigue: Tackling “invisible” obstacles in stroke rehabilitation and recovery

Gyawali, Prajwal, Wong, Dana, Hordacre, Brenton, Ong, Lin Kooi and English, Coralie. 2023. "Editorial: Stress, mood, and fatigue: Tackling “invisible” obstacles in stroke rehabilitation and recovery ." Frontiers in Neurology. 13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2022.1121667

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Stigma Among HealthCare Workers Toward the Development of a Stigma-Reduction Strategy: A Scoping Review

Aranas, Lolita Liboon, Alam, Khorshed, Gyawali, Prajwal and Mahumud, Rashidul Mahumud. 2023. "Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Stigma Among HealthCare Workers Toward the Development of a Stigma-Reduction Strategy: A Scoping Review." Inquiry: the Journal of Health Care Organization Provision and Financing. 60, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1177/00469580231180754

Scoping review of molecular biomarkers associated with fatigue, stress, and depression in stroke survivors: A protocol

Potter, Tarynn, Gange, Nisal, Whiteside, Eliza and Gyawali, Prajwal. 2023. "Scoping review of molecular biomarkers associated with fatigue, stress, and depression in stroke survivors: A protocol." PLoS One. 18. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0281238.

Examining Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Stigma Among Health Care Workers Toward the Development of a Stigma-Reduction Intervention: Protocol for a Scoping Review

Aranas, Lolita Liboon, Alam, Khorshed, Gyawali, Prajwal and Mahumud, Rashidul Alam. 2023. "Examining Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Stigma Among Health Care Workers Toward the Development of a Stigma-Reduction Intervention: Protocol for a Scoping Review ." JMIR Research Protocols. 12, p. e43084. https://doi.org/10.2196/43084

Dyslipidemia among Patients with Ischemic Stroke in the Department of Medicine of a Tertiary Care Centre: A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study

Baral, Sushil, Pokhrel, Asmita, Kumar B.K., Shyam, Kshetri, Rupesh, Regmi, Prashant and Gyawali, Prajwal. 2022. "Dyslipidemia among Patients with Ischemic Stroke in the Department of Medicine of a Tertiary Care Centre: A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study." Journal of the Nepal Medical Association. 60 (250), pp. 511-516. https://doi.org/10.31729/jnma.7491

Address an unmet need: establishing the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Darling Down region

Gardiner, P., Aung, N., Ng, L., Stolic, S., Bliss, E., Gyawali, P. and Roberts, M.. 2022. "Address an unmet need: establishing the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Darling Down region." Toowoomba, Darling Downs Health Services Research Symposium.

Association of abnormal erythrocyte morphology with oxidative stress and inflammation in metabolic syndrome

Gyawali, Prajwal, Richards, Ross S., Bwititi, Phillip T. and Nwose, Ezekiel Uba. 2015. "Association of abnormal erythrocyte morphology with oxidative stress and inflammation in metabolic syndrome." Blood Cells, Molecules and Diseases. 54 (4), pp. 360-363. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bcmd.2015.01.005

The association of dyslipidemia with erythrocyte aggregation

Gyawali, Prajwal, Richards, Ross S, Bwititi, Phillip T. and Nwose, Ezekiel Uba. 2015. "The association of dyslipidemia with erythrocyte aggregation ." Clinical Lipidology. 10 (2), pp. 129-135. https://doi.org/10.2217/CLP.15.3

Hemorheology, ankle brachial pressure index (ABPI) and toe brachial pressure index (TBPI) in metabolic syndrome

Gyawali, Prajwal, Richards, Ross S., Tinley, Paul and Nwose, Ezekiel Uba. 2014. "Hemorheology, ankle brachial pressure index (ABPI) and toe brachial pressure index (TBPI) in metabolic syndrome ." Microvascular Research. 95, pp. 31-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mvr.2014.06.013

Product of serum calcium and phosphorus (Ca× PO4) as predictor of cardiovascular disease risk in predialysis patients

Regmi, Prashant, Malla, Bimala, Gyawali, Prajwal, Sigdel, Manoj, Shrestha, Rojeet, Shah, Dibya Singh and Khanal, Madhav Prasad. 2014. "Product of serum calcium and phosphorus (Ca× PO4) as predictor of cardiovascular disease risk in predialysis patients." Clinical Biochemistry. 47 (1-2), pp. 77-81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2013.09.012

Erythrocyte aggregation and metabolic syndrome

Gyawali, Prajwal, Richards, Ross S., Hughes, Diane L. and Tinley, Paul. 2014. "Erythrocyte aggregation and metabolic syndrome." Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation. 57 (1), pp. 73-83. https://doi.org/10.3233/CH-131792

Whole-blood viscosity and metabolic syndrome

Gyawali, Prajwal, Richards, Ross S, Nwose, Ezekiel Uba and Bwititi, Phillip T. 2012. "Whole-blood viscosity and metabolic syndrome ." Clinical Lipidology. 7 (6), pp. 709-719. https://doi.org/10.2217/CLP.12.65

Erythrocyte morphology in metabolic syndrome

Gyawali, Prajwal, Richards, Ross S. and Nwose, Ezekiel Uba. 2012. "Erythrocyte morphology in metabolic syndrome ." Expert Review of Hematology. 5 (5), pp. 523-531. https://doi.org/10.1586/EHM.12.47