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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 before spending time as a consultant/travelling fellow in Canada.
Bill Fraser supervises a very active research group investigating the diagnosis and treatment of metabolic bone disease including osteoporosis and Paget’s Disease of bone. He is on the Editorial Board of several journals, a Director of the Supra Regional Assay Service for bone metabolism and calcium homeostasis, and a Medical Advisor to the National Osteoporosis Society. He was a recent recipient of the ACB Foundation Award and presenter of the John Ireland Lecture.
Royal Liverpool University Hospital
- 1991 appointed Senior Lecturer in Chemical Pathology and Head of the Metabolic Bone Disease Unit
- 1998 promoted to Reader
- 2001 Professor
- 2008 Head of the Unit of Clinical Chemistry
- August 2008 appointed Director of the Masters in Research for Clinical Science
- 2010 Head of Department of Musculoskeletal Biology
Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia
- May 2011 Professor of Medicine
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1/12/21 → 30/11/23
The efficacy of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in people with aspirin exacerbated airways disease and uncontrolled asthma
1/04/21 → 31/03/24
Age and vitamin D affect the magnitude of the antibody response to the first dose of the SARS-CoV-2 BNT162b2 vaccinePiec, I., Cook, L., Dervisevic, S., Fraser, W. D., Ruetten, S., Berman, M., English, E. & John, W. G., Jul 2022, In: Current Research in Translational Medicine. 70, 3, 103344.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review4 Citations (Scopus)
Green, D. & Fraser, W., 3 Mar 2022, 23 Dec 2019
Research output: PatentFile2 Downloads (Pure)
Prevalence and determinants of Vitamin D deficiency in 1825 Cape Town primary schoolchildren: A cross-sectional studyMiddelkoop, K., Walker, N., Stewart, J., Delport, C., Jolliffe, D. A., Nuttall, J., Coussens, A. K., Naude, C. E., Tang, J. C. Y., Fraser, W. D., Wilkinson, R. J., Bekker, L-G. & Martineau, A. R., 16 Mar 2022, In: Nutrients. 14, 6, 1263.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile6 Downloads (Pure)
O'Leary, T. J., Izard, R. M., Tang, J. C. Y., Fraser, W. & Greeves, J., Jul 2022, In: Bone. 160, 116426.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Press / Media
Medieval skeletons reveal an ancient and unusual form of bone disease that caused people to die as young as 35
1 Media contribution
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9/01/19 → 12/01/19
10 items of Media coverage
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