James Kinross

Senior Lecturer in Surgery

Imperial College London

About James

James Kinross is a Senior Lecturer in Surgery and a Consultant Surgeon at Imperial College London. He is also a visiting Professor at the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. He performs translational research into computational and systems biology in surgery and the gut microbiome. His group is studying how the gut microbiome causes colorectal cancer and how it may be engineered to improve operative outcomes. He is also funded by the NIHR to perform intra-operative mass spectrometry (known as the iKnife) for improving surgical precision. James has worked in the field of digital surgery for over 10 years, and develops robotic and data driven technologies for making surgery safer. As part of this portfolio he is applying mixed reality and data visualisation tools to clinical environments. During the Covid19 crisis he co-founded www.pansurg.org an education and translational research platform for the pandemic. James is a co-founder of Mangetoo, a digital dietetics platform and he works with several start-ups and SMEs in the digital health and surgical health markets.