Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Visiting Researcher







110Molecular Sciences Research HubWhite City Campus





Dr Lewis Allen is a post-doctoral research associate working with Professor Philip Parsons at Imperial College London. Lewis’s main research interests are the development of new tools to prepare organic molecules and the application of natural products to global healthcare challenges.

A full list of publications is available through his Google Scholar Profile



Allen LAT, Raclea R-C, Natho P, et al., 2021, Recent advances in the synthesis of α-amino ketones, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, Vol:19, ISSN:1477-0520, Pages:498-513

Natho P, Yang T, Allen L, et al., 2021, An entry to 2-(cyclobut-1-en-1-yl)-1H-indoles through a cyclobutenylation/deprotection cascade, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, ISSN:1477-0520

Natho P, Annie R, Greenfield J, et al., 2020, Regioselective synthesis of 1- and 4-tetralones from heteroaryl-3-cyclobutanols, Tetrahedron, Vol:76, ISSN:0040-4020

Raclea R-C, Natho P, Allen L, et al., 2020, Oxidative deconstruction of azetidinols to α-Amino ketones, Journal of Organic Chemistry, Vol:85, ISSN:0022-3263, Pages:9375-9385

Natho P, Allen LAT, Parsons PJ, 2020, Recent advances in the ring expansion of cyclobutanols, oxetanols, and azetidinols, Tetrahedron Letters, Vol:61, ISSN:0040-4039, Pages:1-9

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