Professor Raj Jutley
Role: Precision Hydration Co-Founder, Head of Science
Professor Raj Jutley is a consultant heart surgeon who co-founded Precision Hydration with Andy Blow. He trained in Scotland and worked as a consultant in Nottingham, UK.
He now spends the bulk of his time in Nairobi where he's worked as the Director of Cardiac Surgery at the Aga Khan University Hospital and he's currently setting up affordable healthcare systems in Kenya.
In the UK, Raj was the medical consultant to the Porsche Human Performance Centre, as well as to the highly successful Racing Steps Foundation (www.racingsteps.co.uk).
Raj - who drives classic rally cars and won the South African National Championship Classic Class in 2019 - continues to be involved in a scientific capacity with Precision Hydration and provides valuable input, specifically in response to medically-based queries.
Professor Raj Jutley earned the following qualifications during his time in Scotland:
- BMedSci (Hon), 1st Class University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 1995
- MB ChB (Commendation), University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 1996
- MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, Glasgow, 1999
- Doctorate of Medicine (DM), University of Aberdeen, 2004
- FRCSGlas (C-Th), Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, Glasgow, 2009
- FRCSEng, 2012
Raj has over 40 peer-reviewed scientific articles to his name, with the aim to add more on the topic of customised hydration, and you can find examples of his published work below:
- The Motorsport Fitness Manual
- Fit for Motorsport: Improve Your Race Performance with Better Physical and Mental Training
Normative data on regional sweat sodium concentrations of professional male team sport athletes (Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition)
PhD Thesis: The effect of individualised electrolyte supplementation on physical and cognitive performance in elite motorsport drivers (Justin Holland, University of Queensland, Australia, 2019)
- Sodium Supplementation Improves Physical Performance. 17th Annual Meeting, European Congress of Sports Science, 4-7 July 2012
- Appropriate Sodium Supplementation Increases Serum Sodium Levels in Elite Athletes– Implications for Exercise Associated Hyponatremia 17th Annual Meeting, European Congress of Sports Science, 4-7 July 2012