Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Honorary Clinical Research Fellow







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





Nicholas Penney is a clinical research fellow in the Department of Surgery and Cancer. He was awarded the Sutherland-Earl Clinical Research Fellowship 2015 by the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation to fund his work into the mechanisms and prognostication of type 2 diabetes resolution following bariatric surgery.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Barton W, Penney NC, Cronin O, et al., 2018, The microbiome of professional athletes differs from that of more sedentary subjects in composition and particularly at the functional metabolic level, Gut, Vol:67, ISSN:0017-5749, Pages:625-633

Penney NC, Kinross J, Newton RC, et al., 2015, The role of bile acids in reducing the metabolic complications of obesity after bariatric surgery: A systematic review, International Journal of Obesity, Vol:39, ISSN:0307-0565, Pages:1565-1574

Villasenor A, Kinross JM, Li JV, et al., 2014, H-1 NMR Global Metabolic Phenotyping of Acute Pancreatitis in the Emergency Unit, Journal of Proteome Research, Vol:13, ISSN:1535-3893, Pages:5362-5375

Kinross JMA, Markar S, Karthikesalingam A, et al., 2013, A meta-analysis of probiotic and synbiotic use in elective surgery: Does nutrition modulation of the gut microbiome improve clinical outcome?, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Vol:37, ISSN:0148-6071, Pages:243-253

Kinross J, von Roon AC, Penney N, et al., 2009, The gut microbiota as a target for improved surgical outcome and improved patient care, Current Pharmaceutical Design, Vol:15, ISSN:1381-6128, Pages:1537-1545

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