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Michael O Thorner, MBBS

Division:
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Department:
Medicine
Call 434.982.3297
Primary Location:

PO Box 801411

Charlottesville, VA 22908

Directions
Phone:
434.982.3297
Fax:
434.982.0147
Expertise
Research Interests:

Neuroendocrinology

Clinical Practice:
Diabetes and Metabolism
About
Title:
David C. Harrison Medical Teaching Professor of Internal Medicine
Biography

Michael O. Thorner is a David C Harrison Teaching Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of Royal College of Physicians and Master of the American College of Physicians. He received his M.B., B.S and D.Sc from the University of London. He was honored with 1992 Edwin B. Astwood Award, Endocrine Society; 1999 American College of Physicians John Phillips Memorial Award; 2000 Endocrine Society Distinguished Physician Award; 2009 Dale Medal, British Endocrine Society. He identified a pancreatic tumor in a patient with acromegaly from which growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) was isolated, characterized and sequenced from this tumor. His primary research interest is the decline of GH during aging and its reversibility with GH secretagogues.

Education
Primary:
University of London, 1970
Residency:
Internal Medicine, University of London,
Fellowships:
Endocrinology, University of London