Surgical Research Officer, SERT Institute.
Julian has an Honours degree in Genetics from Edinburgh University and an MSc in Bioengineering from Strathclyde University, UK. He graduated with a doctorate (DPhil) in bone physiology from Oxford University in 1992. He was later awarded a Melbourne University fellowship to work with Profs Jack Martin and Matthew Gillespie at St Vincent’s Institute, later moving to Prince Henry’s (now Hudson) Institute in Clayton, Vic, then (since 2014) at the Garvan Institute Bone Research Division under Prof. Peter Croucher. He has over 25 years post-doctoral experience mainly in the areas of osteoporosis, orthopaedics and cancer growth in bone and has over 110 peer-reviewed publications, held 3 NHMRC project grants and sat on NHMRC grant review panels. He has wide expertise in data analysis, ethics applications, lecturing, student mentoring and report writing. He took up an appointment at the SERT Institute in March 2019.