Professional background

Alison Winstanley is a consultant cellular pathologist at UCLH, and is clinical lead for the mortuary. Alison studied medicine at the Royal Free Hospital and trained in cellular pathology at the Royal Free Hosptial and UCLH.

Her key interests are gastrointestinal pathology and hepatopancreatobiliary pathology and teaching.

Research interests

  • Sinusoidal obstructive syndrome in metastatic colorectal cancer (in collaboration with the University of Maastricht).


Lee KC, Winstanley A, House JV et al. Association between hepatic histopathologic lesions and clinical findings in dogs undergoing surgical attenuation of a congenital portosystemic shunt: 38 cases (2000-2004). J Am Vet Assoc, 2011 Sep 1;239(5):638-45.

Dunn JM, Banks MR, Oukrif D, Mackenzie GD, Thorpe S, Rodriguez-Justo M, Winstanley A, Bown SG, Novelli MR, Lovat LB.Radiofrequency ablation is effective for the treatment of high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus after failed photodynamic therapy. Endoscopy, 2011 Jul;43(7):627-30. Epub 2011 Jun 29.

Adwan H, Pamecha V, Kalaitzakis E, Winstanley A, Grillo F, Webster G, Davidson B. Spyglass cholangioscopy in the evaluation of an intra-hepatic biliary lesion. Dig Endoscop, 2011 Apr;23(2):199-200. doi: 10.1111/j.1443-1661.2010.01076.x.