Professor Graham Williams
Graham Williams is Professor of Endocrinology at Imperial College London. He graduated from St. Thomas’s Hospital, was an MRC Training Fellow at the University of Birmingham, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellow at Harvard Medical School and MRC Clinician Scientist Fellow at the University of Birmingham before moving to Imperial College. He will be President of the UK Society for Endocrinology from November 2016 and is a past President of the British Thyroid Association (2011-2014). His research focuses on (i) molecular mechanisms of thyroid hormone action in the skeleton and (ii) the identification of genetic determinants of bone and cartilage disease. His work has been recognised by several awards including the Society for Endocrinology Medal (2011), Bermuda Hospitals Board Edwin Astwood Memorial Lectureship (2011), European Thyroid Association Merck Serono Prize (2012), Danish Thyroid Association Distinguished Annual Lectureship Award (2014), American Thyroid Association Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award (2014) and British Thyroid Association Pitt-Rivers Medal (2016).