Professor Ken Ho

Ken is Chair, Centres of Health Research, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Professor of Medicine University of Queensland and Adjust Professor Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane in 2011.

His major research interests are in pituitary medicine and in hormones and metabolic health.  The work is strongly translational closely integrating laboratory and clinical studies, directed at understanding how hormones act on cells and on the whole body. He has published over 200 scientific papers and written editorial commentaries for the Lancet.

He is Associate Editor for the inaugural Journal of the Endocrine Society, the European Journal of Endocrinology and Growth Hormone and IGF Research.  He serves or has served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Endocrinology, Growth and Best Practice in Endocrinology and Metabolism and is Section Editor of the Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology.

He received the inaugural 2011 Senior Plenary Award of the Endocrines Society of Australia, the 2000 Visiting Trust Professor and the 2008 Asia Oceania Medal of the British Endocrine Society. He is a past-president of the Endocrine Society of Australia, the Pituitary Society and of the international Growth Hormone Research Society. He is a member of the Specialist Medical Review Council, Australian Government. He was awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Endocrine Society of Australia in 2014.

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