Imperial College London

Dr David MacIntyre

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 7594 2195d.macintyre Website




Institute of Reproductive and Developmental BiologyHammersmith Campus




Guest Lectures

Vaginal microbiota-maternal host interactions and their influence on pregnancy outcomes, 4th Microbiome R&D & Business Collaboration Forum: Europe, Beurs van Berlage Conference Centre, Amsterdam, 2017

In Richness and In Health: The Role of Vaginal Microbiota in Pregnancy, 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI), Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Orlando, Florida, 2017

Vaginal microbiome and its implications in pregnancy outcomes, Microbiome Summit 2016 Europe Edition, Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum, 2016

Understanding the Implications of the Vaginal Microbiome in Poor Pregnancy Outcomes, 2nd Annual European Microbiome Congress, Kensington Close Hotel, London, UK, 2016

Vaginal microbiome and its implications in pregnancy outcomes, MICROBIOME SUMMIT 2016, Holiday Inn, London, 2016

Vaginal microbial communities during pregnancy – in richness and in health., 2nd Annual Preterm Birth Research Conference, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 2016

Implications of vaginal microbiota-host interactions during pregnancy, The University of Warwick, Division of Reproductive Health, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Sciences Research Laboratory, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2DX, UK., 2016

The impact of erythromycin on the vaginal microbiome in women with preterm premature rupture of the fetal membranes (PPROM), Third World Congress on Targeting Microbiota, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, 2015

Impact of preterm birth prevention and management strategies upon the vaginal microbiome., European Microbiome Congress, Millennium Hotel Gloucester, London, UK, 2015

Vaginal Microbiome and Early Life Health, The 9th Finnish Gut Day, Haartman Institute, Helsinki, Finland, 2016

The impact of erythromycin on the vaginal microbiome in women with preterm premature rupture of the fetal membranes (PPROM), Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, 2015

Implications of the vaginal microbiome on pregnancy outcomes, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, Edinburgh University, 2015

Vaginal microbiomes and pregnancy outcomes, Imperial College Healthcare NHS, Wolfson Education Centre, Hammersmith Hospital, 2014

1H-NMR based serum metabolomics for exploring disease-related metabolic changes. CIPF Seminar Series., Centro de Investigación Principe Felipe, Valencia, Spain., 2010

1H-NMR based serum metabolomics analysis of CLL molecular subgroups, MRC Toxicology Unit, University of Leicester, UK., 2010

Characterisation of hESC conditioning media by NMR, Stem Cells & Metabolism Symposium, Institute of Biomedical Engineering Metabolic Technology Network, Imperial College, London and the Cell Control in a Petri Dish (CCPD) Collaborative Network, Nottingham., 2012

Research Student Supervision

Pruski,P, Metabonomic Analysis of Mucosal Membranes by Thin-Film Microextraction – DESI MS

Lewis,H, Metabolic profiling of vaginal mucosa and its implications on pregnancy outcomes

Kindinger,L, A longitudinal study of the cervix and vaginal microbiome in pregnancy at risk of preterm labour

Brown,R, The role of vaginal microbiota in the pathology of preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM)

Bray,R, MD(Res) The Urinary Metabolome and links with lower urinary tract symptoms

Cook,J, The role of microRNAs in parturition and early preterm delivery

Migale,R, Elucidation of the inflammatory pathways regulating the onset of preterm and term labour