Emeritus Professor of Endocrinology, St Thomas' Hospital and King's College, London; Visiting Professor, University of Southampton

Peter Sonksen OBE MD FRCP FFSEM (UK) is a 78-year-old retired Professor of Endocrinology from St Thomas’ Hospital and King’s College, London and a Visiting Professor at Southampton University. He was recently awarded an OBE for his contribution to the fight against doping in sport.

He was Principle Investigator in the GH-2000 multi-national research team that laid the ground for the biomarker test for detecting abuse with growth hormone and co-leader of the GH-2004 team that refined the test and took it to implementation in the London Olympic & Para Olympic Games where it caught two athletes missed by the existing isoform test.

Experience

  • –present
    Visiting Professor, University of Southampton