Associate Professor Frances Milat, MBBS (Hons) FRACP MD

Associate Professor Frances Milat graduated from medicine at Monash University and subsequently undertook 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.

A/Prof Milat joined the Hudson Institute of Medical Research in 2009 to continue research in osteoporosis. She is committed to improving patient care through clinical research, with interests in bone disease associated with transfusion-dependent thalassemia, chronic neurological disorders and other medical conditions. She is also involved in the supervision of research students as well as medical student and postgraduate teaching.

Recent Achievements:

Amgen-GSK Osteoporosis Australia/ANZBMS Clinical Grant: The Optimisation of Bone Health in Chronic Neurological Conditions

Selected publications