Personal profile


Professor Peter Fuller is currently Head of the Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Hudson Institute (formerly Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research) and Head of the Endocrinology Unit at Monash Health. He is a physician-scientist whose clinical and research training was in Melbourne followed by postdoctoral training at the Massachusetts General Hospital. His research interests lie primarily in understanding the molecular mechanisms of adrenocortical steroid hormone action. His group also studies the molecular pathogenesis of endocrine tumours. He has served on principle committees/boards of the Endocrine Society (USA), NHMRC, Cancer Council of Victoria, Victorian Cancer Agency, Cabrini Institute and Endocrine Society of Australia. He has received awards from the Welcome Trust, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the British Endocrine Society and the Endocrine Society of Australia. In 2015 he was made a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Director, Endocrinology Unit, Monash Health

Research area keywords

  • Endocrinology

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