Professor, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Márta Korbonits, MD, PhD, DSc, FRCP is Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism, is a graduate from the Semmelweis Medical School, Budapest. She was a Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist Fellow working on ghrelin and the hormonal regulation of the metabolic enzyme AMP-activated protein kinase. Her current interests include endocrine tumorigenesis, especially the genetic origin of pituitary adenomas and other endocrine tumour syndromes. She shares her time between clinical patient care, clinical research and laboratory based research as well as teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has experience in mentoring clinical and non-clinical academic colleagues. She was a recipient of awards from the British, Irish, Australian and the US Endocrine Societies as well as the Royal College of Physicians.