Greg Cooney

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Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, NSW

Gregory J. Cooney BSc(Hons) PhD

 Greg Cooney is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow investigating the links between obesity insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes at the Garvan Institute in Sydney. Greg completed his PhD at Sydney University in 1980 and then spent four years at the Department of Biochemistry at Oxford University investigating the role of brown adipose tissue in energy balance and obesity. He returned to Sydney in 1985 and worked with animal models of obesity and insulin resistance in the Endocrinology Department at RPAH. Greg has served as a Senior Editor for the Journal of Endocrinology, an Associate Editor for Diabetologia and is on the Editorial Board of Diabetes and the American Journal of Physiology. Greg has been a Treasurer and Vice President of the Australian Diabetes Society.