Elected: 2012
Discipline: Biomedical and Cognitive Sciences
Professor Gareth Leng FRSE

Professor of Experimental Physiology, University of Edinburgh.

Professor Gareth Leng is a leading expert in neuroendocrinology, with over 250 published papers, covering diverse aspects of the regulation of vasopressin, oxytocin, growth hormone and appetite regulation. He is a former Editor-in-Chief of the ‘Journal of Neuroendocrinolgoy’, and between 2012 to 2016 was President of the International Neuroendocrine Federation. Although first trained as a mathematician, he is best known for his experimental studies on neuroendocrine systems, but his recent work has increasingly involved computational modelling. Gareth has a strong active commitment to the public understanding of science.