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Hong Zhou

The University of Sydney


Professor Hong Zhou received her Ph.D from the University of Melbourne. She has extensive skills and experience in bone cell and molecular biology and in the use and analysis of animal models of normal and abnormal bone metabolism, skeletal development, bone and cartilage biology, autoimmune arthritis, surgically induced osteoarthritis, fracture healing and cancer, including genetically modified animal models. Since 2004, she worked continuously and successfully on questions of glucocorticoid and other steroids action in bone, with research output in high-impact journals such as JCI, PNAS, JBC, Arthritis & Rheum, JBMR and Development. She has been the laboratory head since 2008 and has guided 8 PhD studentsto successfullycompleting their studies.

Research Interest

Glucocorticoid action on bone and joints, bone regulated systemic metabolism, osteoarthritis.

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