Peter J. TrainerBSc, MBChB, MD, FRCP
Professor Peter Trainer qualified in Edinburgh and continued with his higher training in London (St Bartholomew’s hospital); Aberdeen; Utrecht, Holland; and Portland, Oregon, USA. He was a senior lecturer at Barts before becoming a consultant endocrinologist at the Christie Hospital in 1998.
Professor Trainer is an active leader in the medical community. He has served on the senior executive committees of the Society for Endocrinology (UK), the American Endocrine Society and the European Society for Endocrinology. He chaired the programme organising committee for the European Congress of Endocrinology (2011) and the clinical programme of the American Endocrine congress in 2007. Professor Trainer has published extensively, with over 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is also a sought after lecturer and teacher, Chair of the European Society for Endocrinology education committee, and he has served on the editorial boards of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Clinical Endocrinology, Treatments in Endocrinology, and GH and IGF Research. His prime areas of research are diseases of the pituitary and adrenal glands, particularly Cushing’s syndrome and acromegaly.