Prof Mark Cooper
Mark Cooper is the Professor of Medicine and Head of the Discipline of Medicine at the Concord Clinical School, University of Sydney. Until 2012 he was a Senior Lecturer in Endocrinology at the University of Birmingham, UK. He was also metabolic bone physician at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, one of the largest orthopaedic hospitals in Europe. His clinical and research interests include adrenal steroid physiology and metabolic bone disease. In particular, he has examined the role that glucocorticoid metabolism plays in normal physiology and glucocorticoid induced osteoporosis. He is currently an Editor for BONE and an editorial board member for CTI. He was previously the Bertram Abraham’s Lecturer in Physiology at the Royal College of Physicians of London. He continues to combine a clinical practice with a basic/translational research group.