Imperial College London

ProfessorCarelLe Roux

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Visiting Professor



+44 (0)7970 719 453c.leroux




08, east wingCharing Cross HospitalCharing Cross Campus





Most relevant original publications

 Walters JR, Tasleem AM, Omer OS, Brydon WG, Dew T, le Roux CW. A New Mechanism for Bile Acid Diarrhea: Defective Feedback Inhibition of Bile Acid Biosynthesis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]

 Pournaras DJ, le Roux CW. After bariatric surgery what vitamins should be measured and what supplements should be given? Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2009 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]

 le Roux CW, Borg CM, Murphy KG, Vincent RP, Ghatei MA, Bloom SR. Supraphysiological doses of intravenous PYY(3-36) cause nausea, but no additional reduction in food intake. Ann Clin Biochem. 2008 Jan;45:93-5.

 le Roux CW, Welbourn R, Werling M, Osborne A, Kokkinos A, Laurenius A, Lönroth H, Fändriks L, Ghatei MA, Bloom SR, Olbers T. Gut hormones as mediators of appetite and weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Annals of Surgery 2007 Nov;246(5):780-785.

 Borg CM, le Roux CW, Ghatei MA, Bloom SR, Patel AG. Biliopancreatic diversion in rats is associated with intestinal hypertrophy and with increased GLP-1, GLP-2 and PYY levels. Obes Surg. 2007 Sep;17(9):1193-8.

 le Roux CW, Batterham RL, Aylwin SJ, Patterson M, Borg CM, Wynne KJ, Kent A, Vincent RP, Gardiner J, Ghatei MA, Bloom SR. Attenuated peptide YY release in obese subjects is associated with reduced satiety.Endocrinology. 2006 Jan;147(1):3-8

 le Roux CW, Aylwin SJB, Batterham RL, Borg CM, Coyle F, Prasad V, Shurey S, Ghatei MA, Patel AG, Bloom SR. Gut hormone profiles following bariatric surgery favour an anorectic state, facilitate weight loss and improve metabolic parameters. Annals of Surgery. 2006 Jan;243(1):108-14.

 Borg CM, le Roux CW, Ghatei MA, Bloom SR, Patel AG , Aylwin SJB. Progressive rise in gut hormones after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass suggests gut adaptation and explains altered satiety. Brit J Surg. 2006 Jan 3;93(2):210-215

 le Roux CW, Neary NM, Halsey TJ, Small CJ, Martinez-Isla AM, Ghatei MA, Theodorou NA, Bloom SR. Ghrelin does not stimulate food intake in patients with surgical procedures involving vagotomy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Aug;90(8):4521-4. Epub 2005 May 24.

 le Roux CW, Ghatei MA, Gibbs JS, Bloom SR. The putative satiety hormone PYY is raised in cardiac cachexia associated with primary pulmonary hypertension. Heart. 2005 Feb;91(2):241-2.

 le Roux CW, Patterson M, Vincent RP, Hunt C, Ghatei MA, Bloom SR. Postprandial plasma ghrelin is suppressed proportional to meal calorie content in normal-weight but not obese subjects. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Feb;90(2):1068-71.

 le Roux CW, Mulla A, Meeran K. Pituitary carcinoma as a cause of acromegaly. New England Journal of Medicine, 2001, 35, 1645-1646



Murphy CF, Elliott JA, Docherty NG, et al., 2021, Exaggerated postprandial GLP-1 secretion following esophagectomy is not associated with gastric emptying and intestinal transit, Diseases of the Esophagus, Vol:34, ISSN:1120-8694

Murphy CF, Fanning M, Raftery N, et al., 2021, Early experience with a nutrition and survivorship clinic in esophageal cancer, Diseases of the Esophagus, Vol:34, ISSN:1120-8694

Braga TG, Coelho de Souza MDG, Menezes M, et al., 2021, Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 activity, lipopolysaccharide, C-reactive protein, glucose metabolism, and gut peptides 3 months after bariatric surgery, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, Vol:17, ISSN:1550-7289, Pages:113-120

Moffett RC, Docherty NG, le Roux CW, 2021, The altered enteroendocrine reportoire following roux-en-Y-gastric bypass as an effector of weight loss and improved glycaemic control, Appetite, Vol:156, ISSN:0195-6663

Sudlow AC, le Roux CW, 2021, Why are adolescents with obesity and diabetes not having bariatric surgery earlier?, Surg Obes Relat Dis, Vol:17, Pages:33-35

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