Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Clinical Lecturer







Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus





James Alexander is a Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction at Imperial College London and an Honorary Specialty Registrar in Gastroenterology at St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Marsden Hospital.  He completed his PhD at Imperial College London.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Scott AJ, Alexander JL, Merrifield CA, et al., 2019, International Cancer Microbiome Consortium consensus statement on the role of the human microbiome in carcinogenesis, Gut, Vol:68, ISSN:0017-5749, Pages:1624-1632

Alexander JL, Scott AJ, Pouncey AL, et al., 2018, Colorectal carcinogenesis: an archetype of gut microbiota-host interaction, Ecancermedicalscience, Vol:12, ISSN:1754-6605

Alexander JL, Wilson ID, Teare J, et al., 2017, Gut microbiota modulation of chemotherapy efficacy and toxicity., Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Vol:14, ISSN:1759-5045, Pages:356-365

Alexander J, Gildea L, Balog J, et al., 2016, A novel methodology for in vivo endoscopic phenotyping of colorectal cancer based on real-time analysis of the mucosal lipidome: a prospective observational study of the iKnife, Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques, Vol:31, ISSN:1432-2218, Pages:1361-1370

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