Bone Research Society

Bringing basic and clinical researchers together since 1950

Prof Duncan Bassett

Duncan Bassett

Molecular Endocrinology Group, Dept Medicine
Imperial College, London
d.bassett@imperial.ac.uk
020 8383 4913
Room 7N2B Commonwealth Building, Hammersmith Campus, Du Cane Road, London, W12 0NN, UK.

BRS Committee member

Duncan Bassett is Professor of Endocrinology at Imperial College London and consultant in metabolic bone disease at The Hammersmith Hospital. He received his medical training at Cambridge and Oxford Universities and the specialist endocrinology training at The Hammersmith. As an MRC Clinical Training Fellow he undertook a PhD with Raj Thakker at the MRC CSC and then an MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship at Imperial College with Graham Williams.

His current research involves collaboration with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute MGP and is focused on understanding the molecular basis of bone and cartilage disease. In addition, he has longstanding research interests in skeletal imaging, the role thyroid hormone in bone and the genetics of hyperparathyroidism.

Duncan is a member of the BRS, ECTS and ASBMR

Research profile: Basic/Translational

Skills: Electron Microscopy, Genetic Manipulation, Histology, Histomorphometry, Image Analysis, In Vivo Models, Molecular Biology.

Interests: Bone Strength, Clinical Medicine, Endocrinology, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Physiology.

Other Societies: ASBMR, ECTS, Endocrine Society, Society for Endocrinology.

Kate Ward
Meet the Committee

Kate Ward
University of Southampton
Secretary

National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry course 2018

6-7 March 2018, Conference Aston, Birmingham

Bone Research Society Annual Meeting
Bone Research Society Annual Meeting

27-29 June 2018, Winchester, UK
Abstract submission: 9 February 2018