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Biography

Associate Professor Frances Milat MBBS (Hons) FRACP MD
Endocrinologist; Head, Metabolic Bone Services, Monash Health
Head, Metabolic Bone Research Group & Michael and Phoebe Jones Research Fellow, Hudson Institute

Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences, Monash University
Email: fran.milat@hudson.org.au

A/Prof Frances Milat graduated from medicine at Monash University and subsequently did her endocrine training at Monash Health and St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney. She pursued her research interest in metabolic bone disorders, completing a Doctor of Medicine degree at St Vincent’s Institute examining the mechanisms of PTH and the Wnt pathway action in bone.

Fran joined the Hudson Institute of Medical Research in 2010 to continue research in osteoporosis. She is committed to improving patient care through clinical research, with interests in bone disease associated with transfusion-dependent haemoglobinopathies, chronic neurological disorders (including cerebral palsy and spina bifida), women's health, premature ovarian insufficiency, renal disease, transplantation, type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other medical conditions. She is also involved in the supervision of research students as well as medical student and postgraduate teaching. Fran and her team have been awarded prizes for clinical and research excellence. A/Prof Frances Milat is involved in osteoporosis and endocrine guideline development and serves on several national committees in both a clinical and research capacity.

Research area keywords

  • Osteoporosis
  • bone
  • endocrinology

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Projects 2015 2021

Research Output 2004 2019

Identifying and addressing osteoporosis knowledge gaps in women with premature ovarian insufficiency and early menopause: A mixed-methods study

Goh, M., Nguyen, H. H., Khan, N. N., Milat, F., Boyle, J. A. & Vincent, A. J., Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Endocrinology. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Incident fracture and osteoporosis risk in middle-aged women with type 1 diabetes: A 15-year longitudinal study

Thong, E. P., Milat, F., Joham, A. E., Ranasinha, S., Ebeling, P. R., Mishra, G. D. & Teede, H. J., Jul 2019, In : Osteoporosis International. 30, Suppl. 2, p. S711-S712 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractOtherpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

A cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis of trabecular bone score in adults with turner syndrome

Nguyen, H. H., Wong, P., Strauss, B. J., Ebeling, P. R., Milat, F. & Vincent, A., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metablism. 103, 10, p. 3792-3800 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Aortic vascular calcification is inversely associated with the trabecular bone score in patients receiving dialysis

Aleksova, J., Kurniawan, S., Vucak-Dzumhur, M., Kerr, P., Ebeling, P. R., Milat, F. & Elder, G. J., 1 Aug 2018, In : Bone. 113, p. 118-123 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

ANZBMS Kaye Ibbertson Award for Bone and Mineral Medicine

Frances Milat (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Endocrine Society of Australia Ken Wynne Post-Doctoral Research Award

Frances Milat (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Endocrine Society of Australia Mid-Career Award

Frances Milat (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

One Monash Health Innovation and Leadership Award

Frances Milat (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2013 2018

  • 13 Contribution to conference
  • 4 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 4 Peer review responsibility
  • 2 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting 2018

Frances Milat (Organiser)
2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Australian Rheumatological Association Annual Scientific Meeting Invited Speaker

Frances Milat (Invited speaker)
2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Royal Australian College of Physicians, Basic Physician Training Lecture Series

Frances Milat (Invited speaker)
2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

ANZBMS/IFMRS Scientific Meeting

Frances Milat (Session chair)
2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

The Endocrine Society (ENDO) Annual Meeting 2017

Frances Milat (Invited speaker)
2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference