Professor Jillian Cornish – Associate Director
University of Auckland
Cell and Molecular Bone/Joint Biology Research Group, Dept of Medicine
Professor Cornish leads the Cell and Molecular Bone/Joint Biology Research Group in Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand. Dr Cornish’s group investigates peptides and lipids that are anabolic to bone cells, cartilage and tendon cells for which they hold international patents. The group has established numerous in vitro and in vivo models in skeletal biology and developed a keen interest in skeletal regenerative medicine. Professor Cornish is on the boards of the International Bone and Mineral Society, International Bone Morphometry Society and is a past-president of Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society.
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