Professorial Research Fellow
Professor George Fink

George Fink is a neuroendocrinologist and neuropharmacologist. He is Professorial Research Fellow at the Florey Institute for Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne University at which he is also an Honorary Professor. He is renowned for his research in reproductive neuroendocrinology, the neuroendocrine control of stress, positive and negative hormonal feedback control in neuroendocrine loops, and the effect of sex hormones on central neurotransmission.

Awards and achievements

• Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (elected 1989)
• Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh (elected 1998)
• Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (elected 2015)
• Fellow of the Physiological Society (UK)  (elected 2018)
• Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (2000)
• Honorary Member British Society for Neuroendocrinology (appointed 2005)
• Inaugural Geoffrey Harris Memorial Prize Lecture of the British Physiological Society (Cambridge, 1987)
• Honorary Professor University of Edinburgh (elected 1984)
• Visiting Professor, Rockefeller University, New York (Neurobiology and Behavior) (1996- 2000)
• Visiting Scientist Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept of Neurobiology (2009 March –June; 2010 March-October)
• Walter Cottman Visiting Prof, Monash University, Australia (1989)
• Walter Cottman Visiting Prof, Monash University, Australia (1985)
• Visiting Prof in Neurobiology, the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota (1993)
• Arthur Fishberg Visiting Prof, Mount Sinai Medical Centre, New York (1988)
• Wolfson Lecture (Oxford, 1982)
• Royal Society - Israel Academy Exchange Fellow, Weizmann Institute (December 1978- December 1979)
• Visiting Senior Lecturer, Department of Human Physiology, Flinders University, South Australia (August – December 1976)
• Nuffield Dominions Scholar, Oxford (1965-1967)
• Prosector in Anatomy, Melbourne University (1956)
• Numerous invited international plenary and symposium lectures.
• Listed in Who’s Who since 1989
• Listed in Debrett’s People of Today since 1990

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