Stephen Franks trained in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. He is Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology at Imperial College Faculty of Medicine (University of London) and Consultant Endocrinologist at St Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals, London. He is a former Chairman of the Society for Endocrinology (UK). He has both clinic and laboratory based programmes of research in the field of normal and disordered function of the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis. He has a major interest in polycystic ovary syndrome, which is not only the commonest cause of anovulatory infertility but is also a major risk factor for development of type 2 diabetes.
Last updated: 15.1.2018