Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Chair in Metabolic Medicine and 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.



Clarke SA, Phylactou M, Patel B, et al., 2023, Letter to the Editor of Clinical Endocrinology: Assessment of adrenal function in patients who survive COVID‐19, Clinical Endocrinology, Vol:98, ISSN:0300-0664, Pages:270-272

Tan TM-M, 2022, Co-agonist therapeutics come of age for obesity, Nature Reviews Endocrinology, Vol:19, ISSN:1759-5029, Pages:66-67

Kowalka AM, Alexiadou K, Cuenco J, et al., 2022, The postprandial secretion of peptide YY1-36 and (3-36) in obesity is differentially increased after gastric bypass versus sleeve gastrectomy, Clinical Endocrinology, ISSN:0300-0664

Hope D, Hinds C, Lopes T, et al., 2022, Hypoaminoacidemia underpins glucagon-mediated energy expenditure and weight loss, Cell Reports Medicine, Vol:3, ISSN:2666-3791

Frampton J, Izzi-Engbeaya C, Salem V, et al., 2022, The acute effect of glucagon on components of energy balance and glucose homoeostasis in adults without diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis, International Journal of Obesity, Vol:46, ISSN:0307-0565, Pages:1948-1959

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