Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Medicine

Visiting Professor



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Dr Tricia Tan is a Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine at Imperial College London and NHS Trust. She possesses over 10 years’ experience in gut hormone research and physiological studies into the impact of gut hormones on weight and T2DM. She has completed several Phase I trials on the gut hormone analogues, which are being developed for the treatment of obesity. She is the director of the SAS Gut Hormone service, and her clinical research spans a wide gamut from the diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine tumours to diagnostic testing in Endocrine disorders.



Tan TM, Caputo C, Medici F, et al., 2008, MELAS syndrome, diabetes and thyroid disease: the role of mitochondrial oxidative stress., Clin Endocrinol (oxf)

Izzi-Engbeaya C, Comninos AN, Clarke SA, et al., 2018, The Effects of Kisspeptin on β-cell Function, Serum Metabolites and Appetite in Humans., Diabetes Obes Metab

McGlone ER, Tan TM, 2018, Of Mice Not Men? Actions of Interleukin-6 on Glucose Tolerance, Cell Metabolism, Vol:27, ISSN:1550-4131, Pages:1157-1158

Scott R, Minnion J, Tan T, et al., 2018, Oxyntomodulin analogue increases energy expenditure via the glucagon receptor, Peptides, Vol:104, ISSN:0196-9781, Pages:70-77

Jones B, Buenaventura T, Kanda N, et al., 2018, Targeting GLP-1 receptor trafficking to improve agonist efficacy, Nature Communications, Vol:9, ISSN:2041-1723

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