ESA Basic Science Committee » Associate Professor Tim Cole
Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Monash University, VIC, Australia
Associate Professor Cole has a tenured academic position at the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Monash University in Melbourne; He is currently on the Council of the Endocrine Society of Australia, a member of the US Endocrine Society and is on the editorial board of the journal Endocrinology. His main research interests are the developmental roles of the adrenal steroid hormones that act through nuclear receptors, particularly related to respiratory development and very preterm babies. Other interests include the use of synthetic steroids to treat a range of inflammatory, respiratory and metabolic diseases. His laboratory has published extensively on the role of these steroid signaling pathways in various systems in the body.