About the Editors
Chief Editor: Claire Greenhill ORCiD
Claire received her BSc in Zoology from Durham University. Claire then went on to obtain an MSc in Conservation Biology from the University of Kent at Canterbury where she furthered her interest in animal behaviour with a dissertation on the behaviour of captive pine martens. Claire joined Nature Research in September 2009 as an Editorial Assistant for the clinical Nature Reviews journals. In April 2010, Claire moved to Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology and Nature Reviews Endocrinology as an Assistant Editor; she was promoted to Associate Editor in January 2013, and to Senior Editor in September 2014, before becoming Chief Editor of Nature Reviews Endocrinology in February 2015.
Claire is based in the London, UK, office and is primarily interested in the areas of obesity, pancreatic hormones, gut hormones, autoimmunity, the adrenal gland and reproductive endocrinology.
Senior Editor: Shimona Starling, PhD ORCiD
After gaining a Masters in clinical and experimental medicine, Shimona completed her PhD in viral pathogenesis at University College London, UK, and continued to work in the same group as a postdoctoral researcher, studying HIV assembly and dissemination. She joined the Nature Reviews Cross Journal Editorial Team in January 2017 and provided support to a range of titles including Nature Reviews Immunology, Nature Reviews Microbiology, Nature Reviews Genetics and Nature Reviews Neurology. She became a locum editor of Nature Reviews Disease Primers in February 2017, primarily handling papers on endocrinology, rheumatology, gastroenterology and hepatology. In January 2019, Shimona joined the Nature Reviews Endocrinology team as a Senior Editor.
Shimona is based in the London, UK, office and is primarily interested in the areas of bone, growth, metabolism, the parathyroid gland and the pituitary gland.
Senior Editor: Alan Morris, PhD ORCiD
Alan received his BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Sussex, UK, and PhD in Experimental Neuropathology from the University of Southampton, UK, where he defined the cerebral clearance pathways of amyloid-β. Alan moved to Chicago, USA, to work as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois, researching the pathogenesis of Alzheimer disease with a specific interest in the role of the cerebrovasculature. Alan joined Nature Reviews as an Assistant Editor for Nature Reviews Neurology and Nature Reviews Nephrology in June 2016. He joined the Nature Reviews Endocrinology team as an Associate Editor in January 2017 and was promoted to Senior Editor in May 2019.
Alan is based in the Berlin, Germany, office and is primary interested in the areas of diabetes, endocrine cancer, cardiovascular endocrinology, neuroendocrinology, paediatric endocrinology and the thyroid gland.