The Sydney Endocrinology team have a proven record of contributing towards basic and clinical research, training fellows for academic and clinical careers, and a commitment to providing care for patients with complex endocrine diseases.


The basic science and clinical studies that are carried out by our team cover a broad range of areas in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.

Through our integrated research, education, patient and community outreach programs, we are committed to maintaining the highest standards of academic medicine and patient care.

If you would like to discuss any aspects of our research, please contact us. We are able to help with reprints of publications (listed below), and are always happy to discuss collaboration opportunities.

Medical research could not be conducted without volunteers who generously donate their time and bodies to science. In some cases, reimbursement for travel and inconvenience is offered.


Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Other Journal Publications

  • Miller S, Tonks K, Greenfield JR. Metformin – protecting the heart. New benefits of an old drug. Issues Magazine Winter 09, page 5

  • Tonks K, Greenfield JR. How to prescribe metformin safely and effectively in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes. Geriatric Medicine in General Practice,2:18-19, July 2009.

  • Tonks K, Greenfield JR. Does tight glycaemic control reduce cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes? Cardiology in General Practice 6:50 Oct 2008.

  • Diamond T, Tonks K. Secondary osteoporosis in women. Medicine Today 9(5):48-62, May 2008.

  • Lieu KTT, Ho KY. Pegvisomant therapy for acromegaly. Abstract published in Endocrine Society of Australia Clinical Weekend publication, August 2006.

    Growth Hormone
  • Tzilaus V, Dubenec S, Choy E, Pasenau J, Lieu K, Elderez L, et al.A Prospective Study of Systemic Inflammatory Syndrome in patients following Endoluminal Aortic Aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (JVES) abstract, Oct 2003.

    General Surgery