Dr Stephen Anderson heads the animal endocrinology lab.

Researcher biography

Dr Stephen Anderson is a physiologist with expertise in endocrinology.

Stephen completed an Agriculture Science degree (Sydney) and then a PhD in ruminant reproduction at Armidale (UNE and CSIRO). With major shifts in rural R&D funding late last century, Stephen moved to UQ and undertook biomedical research in endocrinology on NHMRC funded projects. From 2000 Stephen has been a T&R academic in physiology and is currently in the Faculty of Medicine. In research Stephen interests lie in the nexus between biomedical and animal science. The overall theme of his work is to better understand the physiology of animal health and disease. He currently works on northern Aust beef cattle (bone growth and phosphorus deficiency), feedlot cattle (heat stress), horses (laminitis), and cats (flea sensitivity, diabetes).

During his academic career Stephen has taught physiology into many biomedical, animal, and veterinary science courses. He currently teaches into Medicine, Science and Pharmacy programs. He has been the recipient of many teaching and learning awards.

Stephen is head of the UQ Laboratory for Animal Endocrinology

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