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Prof. John Prins

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Director and Chief Executive Offi...

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Email: j***@***.au
Local Address: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Mater Medical Research Institute
Level 3 Aubigny Place Raymond Terrace
South Brisbane, Queensland 4101
Australia

Company Description: Mater Medical Research Institute (MMRI) is a world class institute that is committed to academic medicine and aims to discover, develop, translate, and...   more
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Education

  • PhD , adipose tissue biology
    The University of Queensland
  • PhD , adipose tissue biology
    University of Qld.
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Web References
Mater Research - Our Executives
research.mater.org.au, 16 May 2014 [cached]
Professor John Prins is Director/CEO of Mater Medical Research Institute, Senior Endocrinologist at Princess Alexandra Hospital, and...
The Mater Medical Research Institute - Our People
www.mmri.mater.org.au, 21 Jan 2011 [cached]
Prof John Prins Director
Mater Foundation - Who we are - Our People - Board
www.materfoundation.org.au, 16 July 2014 [cached]
John Prins
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John Prins
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John Prins is the CEO and Institute Director of Mater Medical Research Institute (MMRI) and Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Queensland.
He undertook clinical and research training in Brisbane and Cambridge in the United Kingdom and heads an active research program in obesity and diabetes. John sits on numerous Boards and research panels for Government and industry.
Management
www.qctn.com.au, 29 Mar 2009 [cached]
Professor John Prins - Department of Tourism, Regional Development & Industry (DTRDI) Representative
As Chair of the Centres of Health Research on the Princess Alexandra Hospital Campus, Prof. Prins role involves coordinating the campus-wide research strategy, fostering research, facilitating the recruitment of researchers to the campus and integration of research and clinical activities wherever possible.
As director of the University of Queensland Centre for Diabetes and Endocrine Research, Prof. Prins has 5 research groups and 45 scientists working in the fields of obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, liver disease and osteoporosis. As an active clinicial-scientist, Prof. Prins is a Diabetes, Obesity and Endocrinology key opinion leader in Australia and sits on numerous scientific, clinical and educational committees and boards for NHMRC, NGOs and Industry.
Associate Professor Edith Gardiner | ...
www.DI.uq.edu.au, 1 Feb 2008 [cached]
Associate Professor Edith Gardiner | Dr Jon Whitehead | Professor John Prins | Dr Jon Whitehead (Lions Senior Research Fellow) | Associate Professor Graeme McDonald | Professor John Prins | Dr Louise Hutley | Professor John Prins | Dr Trisha O’Moore-Sullivan | Dr Ingrid Hickman
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Associate Professor Edith Gardiner | Dr Jon Whitehead | Professor John Prins | Dr Jon Whitehead (Lions Senior Research Fellow) | Associate Professor Graeme McDonald | Professor John Prins | Dr Louise Hutley | Professor John Prins | Dr Trisha O’Moore-Sullivan | Dr Ingrid Hickman
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Associate Professor Edith Gardiner | Dr Jon Whitehead | Professor John Prins | Dr Jon Whitehead (Lions Senior Research Fellow) | Associate Professor Graeme McDonald | Professor John Prins | Dr Louise Hutley | Professor John Prins | Dr Trisha O’Moore-Sullivan | Dr Ingrid Hickman
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Professor John Prins
Programme Head Metabolism Research Programme
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Prof Prins undertook his clinical training in endocrinology in Brisbane and then completed a PhD in adipose tissue biology at the University of Qld.He then undertook a 4 year post-doctoral research appointment at the University of Cambridge, UK.His return to Brisbane in 1998 was funded by the award of the highly prestigious Wellcome International Senior Research Fellowship.
Prof Prins is Chair of the Centres of Health Research on the Princess Alexandra Hospital Campus, and this role involves co-ordinating the campus-wide research strategy, fostering research, facilitating the recruitment of researchers to the campus and integration of research and clinical activities wherever possible. He was Founder/Director of the University of Queensland Centre for Diabetes and Endocrine Research, one of the most prominent and successful groups on the hospital campus, which merged with the Centre for Cancer and Immunology Research in January 2007 to form the Diamantina Institue.
The Metabolic Medicine Program has multiple research groups and ~45 scientists working in the fields of obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, liver disease and osteoporosis.Included in the 45, the Centre has >10 PhD students (including 4 with clinical qualifications) and 10 clinician-scientists ranging from PhD student through to Professorial level.
Prof Prins is an active clinician-scientist, a Key Opinion Leader in Diabetes and Endocrinology in Australia and sits on numerous National and International scientific, clinical and educational committees and boards for NHMRC, Non Government Organisations and Industry.He has a strong educational focus and gives over 50 talks per year at local, National and International scientific and clinical meetings.
Prof Prins is founder and scientific director of Adipogen Pty Ltd, a spin-out company with initial shareholding by Queensland Government and the University of Queensland.Adipogen has patents in the field of anti-obesity therapeutics and has received funding of ~$4M over the last 3 years from State and Federal government agencies and venture capital sources.
Prof Prins has over 90 publications in peer-reviewed journals, 2 patents and sits on 2 Journal editorial boards.He regularly reviews papers for the lead journals in basic science, diabetes, endocrinology and obesity.He sits on scientific review panels for NHMRC, NGOs and Industry.
Prof Prins has been awarded over $10M in research funding over the last 10 years, and for 2006 CDER and Adipogen obtained over $2.3M in research funding.
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