Associate Professor Sean McGee

Sean McGee is Associate Professor of Medical Biology at the Metabolic Research Unit, School of Medicine, at Deakin University. After completing a PhD in 2005, he undertook post-doctoral studies in the Department of Physiology at The University of Melbourne and The University of Dundee in Scotland, supported by an NHMRC Doherty Fellowship. In 2009, Dr McGee accepted an independent position in the newly established School of Medicine at Deakin University and has been supported by the Diabetes Australia Research Trust Viertel Fellowship and an NHMRC CDF. He is currently Deputy Director of the Metabolic Research Unit and Leader of the Metabolic and Musculoskeletal Theme in the Centre for Molecular and Medical Research at Deakin University. His research focusses metabolic reprogramming in diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease.