Richard Prince

Professor, BSc MB ChB Birm., MD Melb., FRACP, MRCP(UK)

  • The University of Western Australia (M503), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 13002 Citations
  • 55 h-Index
1992 …2018
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Personal profile

Biography

Biography
Prof Prince, initially from the UK, has lived and worked in Australia since 1975 for the majority of that time as a member of the University of Western Australia where he has taught and carried out research in the area of endocrinology. He also has an appointment as a Consultant Physician in the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital one of the major teaching hospitals in Perth and amongst the busiest tertiary hospitals in Australia. His clinical expertise covers all areas of endocrinology and diabetes in which he consults on a weekly basis.

Research

Key Research
Prof Prince has led a research group since 1985. He continues to work with colleagues exploring data collected form 1998 to 2013  the Longitudinal Study of Aging in Women http://www.lsaw.com.au. At the current time he collaborates with 8 senior colleagues and 5 students. The current clinical focus is the nutritional and physical determinants of bone and cardiovascular disease. The research approach is to use epidemiological and clinical trial methodology to study various aspects of nutrition. Via the development to international collaborations in the area of genetic epidemiology the group has collaborated clinical data to many studies of role of genetics in the development of the osteoporosis of aging itself a disorder of the elderly mesenchymal stem cell. Over the years this work has resulted in the training and development of a large number of younger researchers and the publication of over 270 papers in high quality journals.

Keywords

  • Bone disease
  • Endocrinology and metabolism
  • Genetics of bone and joint disease
  • Nutritional and physical activity effects on bone and joint disease

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Projects 1995 2017

Research Output 1992 2018

Bone Remodeling
Medical problems
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Bone Density
Minerals
Osteoporotic Fractures
Spine
Confidence Intervals
Osteoporosis
Metabolic Bone Diseases

Ageing Effects on 3-Dimensional Femoral Neck Cross-Sectional Asymmetry: implications for Age-Related Bone Fragility in Falling

Khoo, B., Brown, K., Lewis, J., Perilli, E. & Prince, R., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Journal of Clinical Densitometry

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Accidental Falls
Femur Neck
Bone and Bones
Bone Density
Tomography

Aortic Calcification is Associated with Five-Year Decline in Handgrip Strength in Older Women

Rodríguez, A. J., Lewis, J. R., Scott, D. S., Kiel, D. P., Schousboe, J. T., Ebeling, P. R. & Prince, R. L., 1 Dec 2018, In : Calcified Tissue International. 103, 6, p. 589-598 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand Strength
Vascular Diseases
Calcium
Western Australia
Muscle Weakness
4 Citations

Cardiovascular health benefits of specific vegetable types: A narrative review

Blekkenhorst, L. C., Sim, M., Bondonno, C. P., Bondonno, N. P., Ward, N. C., Prince, R. L., Devine, A., Lewis, J. R. & Hodgson, J. M., 11 May 2018, In : Nutrients. 10, 5, 595

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
vegetable consumption
Insurance Benefits
Vegetables
vegetables
chronic diseases

Press / Media

Abdominal aortic calcification as a predictor of cardiovascular disease

Richard Prince

13/06/18

1 item of media coverage

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