Mark Gurnell

Dr Gurnell is
Clinical Sub Dean at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine & Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist at the Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge & Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK.

Dr Gurnell chairs the East of England Strategic Clinical Network’s pituitary multidisciplinary team, and he has led the introduction of a specialised functional pituitary imaging service (using 11C-methionine PET-CT-MRI) in Cambridge, which attracts referrals from throughout the UK and overseas. His clinical interests are in pituitary, adrenal and thyroid disorders.


His research interests include:

  • functional imaging in pituitary and adrenal disorder
  • genetic and acquired disorders of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis, including thyrotropinomas (TSHomas)
  • acromegaly  &
  • the endocrine & neural basis of financial decision-making.