Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Chair in Metabolic Medicine and Endocrinology



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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.



Clarke S, Phylactou M, Patel B, et al., 2022, Preserved C-peptide in survivors of COVID-19: post-hoc analysis, Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism: a Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Vol:24, ISSN:1462-8902, Pages:570-574

Jones B, Sands C, Alexiadou K, et al., 2022, The metabolomic effects of tripeptide gut hormone infusion compared to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and caloric restriction, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vol:107, ISSN:0021-972X, Pages:e767-e782

Phylactou M, Abbara A, Al-Memar M, et al., 2022, Changes in circulating kisspeptin levels during each trimester in women with antenatal complications, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vol:107, ISSN:0021-972X, Pages:e71-e83

Ioannou A, Isralls S, Tan T, et al., 2021, Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis presenting as a broad complex tachycardia, British Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol:82, ISSN:1750-8460

Hinds CE, Owen BM, Hope DCD, et al., 2021, A glucagon analogue decreases body weight in mice via signalling in the liver., Scientific Reports, Vol:11, ISSN:2045-2322, Pages:1-17

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