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M. Shalet
Christie Hospital, Manchester , United Kingdom

Professor Shalet is an Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist at the Christie Hospital, Manchester and Emeritus Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Manchester, UK. He completed a BSc in Physiology at London University and qualified in medicine at the Royal London Hospital. Hospital medical training posts in London and Bristol were followed by an appointment as Research Fellow in Endocrinology at the Christie Hospital, Manchester. Professor Shalet has extensive research interests in the late endocrine effects following treatment of cancer, pituitary disorders and, in particular, abnormalities of growth hormone secretion. He is the author/co-author of over 500 articles and more than 200 of these are related to clinical disorders of the growth hormone (GH)-IGF-1 axis and/or therapeutic use of GH therapy in man.

Previous positions and official activities include Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee of the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology, Co-Editor of the first edition of the Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and a member of the Council of the Society for Endocrinology and the SAC in Endocrinology and Diabetes. Professor Shalet has served as President of the Endocrine Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, as a member of the Council of the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology, was Chairman of the Specialist Training Committee in Diabetes and Endocrinology for the North West Region and as a member of the Clinical Practice Committee of the Society for Endocrinology.