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Born 12 Feb. 1953; s of late Kenneth Eastell and Betty Eastell (née Hoare); m 1974, Joyce Rachel Noble; two s one d

Professor of Bone Metabolism, since 1995, and Director, Mellanby Centre for Bone Research, since 2008, University of Sheffield; Hon. Consultant Physician, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (formerly Northern General Hospital, Royal Hallamshire Hospital and Nether Edge Hospital), since 1989


Univ. of Edinburgh (BSc Hons 1974; MB ChB 1977; MD 1984). FRCP 1996; FRCPE 2000; FRCPath 2000


House Officer, Royal Infirmary and Western Gen. Hosp., Edinburgh, 1977–78; MRC Res. Fellow, 1978–80, Registrar, 1980–82, Western Gen. Hosp., Edinburgh; Registrar, Northwick Park Hosp., Harrow, 1982–84; Res. Associate and Sen. Clinical Fellow, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., 1984–89; University of Sheffield: Sen. Res. Fellow, 1989–92, Sen. Lectr, 1992–95, Dept of Human Metabolism and Clinical Biochemistry; Res. Dean, Sch. of Medicine and Biomed. Scis, 2002–05; Dir, Bone Biomedical Res. Unit, 2008–12. Director: Div. of Clinical Scis (North), 1999–2003; R&D for Sheffield Teaching Hosps Trust, 2003–05. Sen. Investigator, NIHR, 2009–. Visiting Professor in Endocrinology: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA, 1999; Univ. of Pittsburgh, 2002; Path West Vis. Lectr, Perth, Australia, 2005. Member: ARC Res. Cttee, 1998–2004; Res. Adv. Council, Res. into Ageing, 2001–04; MRC Physiological Systems and Clinical Scis Bd, 2003–06; MRC and NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Bd, 2009–. President: Bone and Tooth Soc., 2002–05; Eur. Calcified Tissue Soc., 2005–08; Chm., Nat. Osteoporosis Soc., 2007–08. FMedSci 2000. Hon. FRCPI 1998. Randall G. Sprague Award, Mayo Clinic, 1989; Corrigan Medal, RCPI, 1998; Queen’s Anniversary Award for Higher Educn, 2002; Kohn Award, Nat. Osteoporosis Soc., 2004; Soc. for Endocrinol. Medal, 2004; Sen. Investigator Award, NIHR, 2009; Philippe Bordier Award for Clinical Investigation, Eur. Calcified Tissue Soc., 2012; Frederic C. Bartter Award, Amer. Soc. of Bone and Mineral Res., 2014


(ed jtly) Bone Markers: biochemical and clinical perspectives, 2001; over 300 articles in med. literature


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