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Michael Horowitz was appointed to a Personal Chair at the University of Adelaide in 1995, and has been the Director of the Endocrine and Metabolic Unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital since 1997. He leads the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health (2012-17) and is a co-author of 542 peer-reviewed papers and 37 book chapters. Prof Horowitz has been the recipient of a number of awards, including the Elder Prize for Scholarship at the University of Adelaide in 1995, the Distinguished Research Prize of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (1999), the Eric Susman Prize of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (2000), the Kellion Award of the Australian Diabetes Society (2009) and a Masters Award of the American Gastroenterological Association for Sustained Achievement in Digestive Sciences (2010). He was awarded a DSc by the University of Adelaide in 2021 for his outstanding contribution to research.