Professor Bill Fraser was born and educated in Glasgow, graduating from Glasgow University with BSc (Hons), MBChB and MD (Hons). He trained in Glasgow’s teaching hospitals acquiring MRCPath (now FRCPath) and MRCP (now FRCP) before spending time as a consultant/travelling fellow in Canada.
In 1991 he was appointed Senior Lecturer in Chemical Pathology and Head of the Metabolic Bone Disease Unit at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, promoted to Reader in 1998, Professor in 2001, Head of the Unit of Clinical Chemistry in 2008, and Head of Department of Musculoskeletal Biology in 2010. He was Director of the Masters in Research for Clinical Science from August 2008. He was appointed Professor of Medicine at Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia in May 2011, Head of Department of Medicine in 2012, Sub Dean of the Medical School in 2016 and Dean in March 2018.
Bill supervises a very active research group investigating the diagnosis and treatment of metabolic bone disease including osteoporosis, Paget’s Disease of Bone and rare bone tumours. He is on the Editorial Board of several journals, a Director of the Supra Regional Assay Service for bone metabolism and calcium homeostasis, a Trustee of the Paget’s Association, Trustee of Action Arthritis and a Medical Advisor to the National Osteoporosis Society. He was a previous recipient of the ACB Foundation Award, presenter of the John Ireland Lecture and the Albert Latner Memorial Lecture in 2017.
He relaxes by playing golf, squeezing tunes out of the violin, mandolin and guitar, plus tinkering with motor cars and 2 classic motor bikes.
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