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Prof

Jeffrey Zajac

Chair Of Medicine - Armc
Medicine - Austin Health
androgens
testosterone
physiology
androgen receptor
calcitonin receptor
fat
calcitonin
obesity
skeletal muscle
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Prof

Jeffrey Zajac

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Use of testosterone in clinical medicine
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Prof

Jeffrey Zajac

 

Professor Jeffrey Zajac is Professor and Head of the University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine at Austin Health. He is a Clinical Endocrinologist and General Physician with research interests in molecular endocrinology.

He is Chairman of Medicine and Director of the Department of Endocrinology at Austin Health. Professor Zajac trained in Medicine at the University of Melbourne and undertook a PhD in the Department of Medicine, Austin & Repatriation Medical Centre. Following postdoctoral work in the Endocrine Genetics Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, he returned to the University of Melbourne initially at Royal Melbourne Hospital and now Austin Health. His research group has embarked on a major research program investigating the effect of androgen deprivation therapy in patients with prostate cancer. These investigations include effects on bone, muscle, cardiovascular risk and metabolic state. He also heads a molecular endocrinology group investigating the androgen receptor using genetically modified mice. His clinical interests include: 1) general endocrinology; 2) the use, misuse and abuse of testosterone; 3) transgender medicine.

Projects

Displaying the 26 most recent projects by Jeffrey Zajac.

26

Projects

Project Types


19

Research Grant


4

Internal Research Grant


3

Research Contracts


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 232 most recent scholarly works by Jeffrey Zajac.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2020

Officer of the Order of Australia


2015

Life Member

Endocrine Society of Australia

1984

FRACP - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians


3

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Chair Of Medicine - Armc

Medicine - Austin Health

Member

Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society

Member

Endocrine Society (USA)

Member

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Member

Australian Diabetes Society

Royal Australasian College Of Physicians

RACP

Member

Endocrine Society of Australia (Past President)

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Medicine-Bachelor of Surgery

University of Melbourne