Stephen Anderson
14 September 2017

The Endocrine System Explained

The endocrine system is a complex set of glands, organs and chemical messengers known as hormones. Understanding it's structure and function is crucial to grasping the regulation of numerous functions within the body.


Stephen Anderson


Dr Stephen Anderson graduated from the University of Sydney in 1987 with Honours in Agriculture Science, majoring in Animal Science. He then completed a PhD in Endocrinology in the Department of Physiology at the University of New England. In 1993 Stephen moved to the University of Queensland as a Specialist Tutor in Physiology, before doing post-doctoral work on National Health and Medical Research Council research projects. From 2000 Stephen has held a number of academic positions at UQ and is currently Senior Lecturer in Physiology in the School of Biomedical Sciences. During his academic career Stephen has taught many biomedical science courses in Science, Biomedical Science, Health Sciences (Dentistry, Exercise Science, Human Movement, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology), Veterinary Science and Animal Science programs. He has been the recipient of teaching awards at university and national level. Some of Stephen's current research interests include metabolism, insulin resistance, type II diabetes, fatty liver haemorrhagic syndrome, reproductive endocrinology, fertility and neuroendocrinology.


20 Jun 2018
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23 May 2018
Good session
21 May 2018
Great information
20 May 2018
The lecturer was highly engaging, the content was very interesting and a fantastic overview.
20 May 2018
The lecturer was highly engaging, the content was very interesting and a fantastic overview.
13 May 2018
Good presentation
05 May 2018
Very informative
11 Apr 2018
A well presented lecture on a complex system
11 Apr 2018
Well explained lecture on a complex subject..
06 Mar 2018
Hi Emma, Thanks for your feedback on this lecture. I've conducted a review of this presentation and inserted more slides where possible to enhance the learning experience. I will also send you the link directly so you can re-watch this lecture. Cheers ~ Hilary, Ausmed
24 Feb 2018
Thanks Stephen, I loved your talk. Fantastic refresher on this topic. AUSMED I really struggled with the lack of slides shown on the online copy of your talk - this is an integral part of the lecture? I would love to watch this again with the slides. Many thanks
06 Feb 2018
This is very informative and revision of basics of antimony and physiology of endocrine system. Good presentation and explained well.

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