Prof Peter Croucher
Professor Peter Croucher graduated with a BSc in Zoology from University College Cardiff in 1987 and completed a PhD at the University of Wales, College of Medicine, Cardiff, in 1990. Peter’s postdoctoral training was in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge and in the Department of Human Metabolism and Clinical Biochemistry, University of Sheffield. In 1997, Peter was awarded a prestigious five-year Bennett Senior Fellowship by the Leukaemia Research Fund.
He relocated to the University of Oxford, Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences as a Senior Research Fellow in 2001 and then returned to the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Sheffield in 2003 as Professor of Bone Biology. In 2009 he was appointed Head of the Department of Human Metabolism and Director of the Mellanby Centre for Bone Research. In 2011, Peter moved to the Garvan Institute of Medical Research where he is now Head of the Division of Bone Biology.