Associate Professor Frances Milat is a member of the Metabolic Bone Research group in the Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism.

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Metabolic Bone Research


Associate Professor Frances Milat is a clinician-researcher with expertise in osteoporosis and metabolic disorders. She is Head of the Metabolic Bone Research Group, Hudson Institute, Deputy Head of the Department of Endocrinology, Monash Health and Head of the Metabolic Bone Service, Monash Health. At the Hudson Institute, Fran leads a cross-disciplinary research program focused on bone health in chronic disease. She has trained and mentored endocrinologists and clinical researchers in osteoporosis across a spectrum of conditions including neurological disability, haematological disorders, cancer, early menopause, diabetes, renal failure and transplantation.  She is particularly interested in osteoporosis in young adults. Associate Professor Frances Milat and her PhD students have won multiple international and national awards for research excellence. She is regularly invited to present her work at osteoporosis and endocrine meetings and has extensive experience in clinical guideline development.

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