Professor of Endocrinology, Newcastle University; and Honorary Consultant Physician, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
Simon Pearce qualified in Medicine MB,BS 1st class honours from Newcastle University. Following internal medicine training, he undertook postgraduate training in endocrinology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith, London (MD degree awarded with distinction); Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA; and latterly as a Wellcome Trust Advanced fellow in Newcastle, UK. He was appointed as Senior Lecturer in Endocrinology in 2001 at Newcastle University, and promoted to Full Professor in 2007, affiliated to the Institute of Genetic Medicine. He serves as current Programme Secretary for the Society for Endocrinology, and on the editorial boards of J. Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, European Thyroid Journal and BMC Thyroid Research. The main themes of his research programme are in regenerative medicine approaches to adrenal failure, novel therapies for Graves’ disease and the long-term management of thyroid diseases. He has published more than 150 papers, with a current H-index of 45.