Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Professor of Practice (Metabolic Medicine & Endocrinology)



+44 (0)20 3313 8038t.tan




6N6ECommonwealth BuildingHammersmith Campus





Dr Tricia Tan is a Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine at Imperial College London and NHS Trust. She possesses over 10 years’ experience in gut hormone research and physiological studies into the impact of gut hormones on weight and T2DM. She has completed several Phase I trials on the gut hormone analogues, which are being developed for the treatment of obesity. She is the director of the SAS Gut Hormone service, and her clinical research spans a wide gamut from the diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine tumours to diagnostic testing in Endocrine disorders.



Pickford P, Lucey M, Rujan R-M, et al., 2021, Partial agonism improves the anti-hyperglycaemic efficacy of an oxyntomodulin-derived GLP-1R/GCGR co-agonist, Molecular Metabolism, Vol:51, ISSN:2212-8778

Marzook A, Chen S, Pickford P, et al., 2021, Evaluation of efficacy- versus affinity-driven agonism with biased GLP-1R ligands P5 and exendin-F1, Biochemical Pharmacology, Vol:190, ISSN:0006-2952, Pages:1-12

Clarke S, Phylactou M, Patel B, et al., 2021, Normal adrenal and thyroid function in patients who survive COVID-19 infection, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vol:106, ISSN:0021-972X, Pages:2208-2220

Salem V, Demetriou L, Behary P, et al., 2021, Weight loss by low calorie diet versus gastric bypass surgery in people with diabetes results in divergent brain activation patterns: an functional MRI study, Diabetes Care, ISSN:0149-5992

Phylactou M, Abbara A, Al-Memar M, et al., 2021, Performance of plasma kisspeptin as a biomarker for miscarriage improves with gestation during the first trimester, Fertility and Sterility, ISSN:0015-0282

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