Imperial College London

Dr James Allinson

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer



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Guy Scadding BuildingRoyal Brompton Campus





James Allinson is an honorary senior clinical lecturer at NHLI and a consultant respiratory physician at the Royal Brompton Hospital.

Dr Allinson graduated in 2002 from St Peter’s College, University of Oxford and completed his postgraduate training at Oriel College, University of Oxford in 2005. He trained in respiratory and general medicine in London and was awarded a PhD from Imperial College London in 2018. He leads research exploring how COPD and lung health develops across the life course aiming to find ways to improve the treatment of those with established disease.



Allinson JP, Chaturvedi N, Wong A, et al., 2023, Lower respiratory tract infections in early childhood - Authors' reply., Lancet, Vol:402, Pages:2195-2196

Allinson JP, Vlies BH, Brill SE, et al., 2023, Reply to Martinez-Garcia et al. and to Wang et al., Am J Respir Crit Care Med, Vol:208, Pages:1144-1145

Allinson JP, Chaturvedi N, Wong A, et al., 2023, Early childhood lower respiratory tract infection and premature adult death from respiratory disease in Great Britain: a national birth cohort study, Lancet, Vol:401, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:1183-1193

Allinson JP, Patel PH, Donaldson GC, 2022, Obesity, Insulin Resistance, and Asthma, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol:206, ISSN:1073-449X, Pages:1057-1058

Allinson JP, Afzal S, Colak Y, et al., 2022, Changes in lung function in European adults born between 1884 and 1996 and implications for the diagnosis of lung disease: a cross-sectional analysis of ten population-based studies, Lancet Respiratory Medicine, Vol:10, ISSN:2213-2600, Pages:83-94

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