Professor Michael Stone, Trustee of the Paget's Association,  qualified from Oxford University in 1981 before completing his clinical training in London. He trained in Metabolic Bone Disease under the auspices of Professor David Hosking in Nottingham culminating in the award of his DM thesis in the Treatment of Paget’s Disease of Bone. Since his move to Cardiff he has developed one of the busiest Metabolic Bone Disease Units in the UK. He is also Director of the Bone Research Unit in the Geriatric Medicine Department of Cardiff University. He is a clinical expert/referee for the National Institute for Health Research, Chairman of the All Wales Osteoporosis Advisory Group and a member of the secondary care forum of the UK National Osteoporosis Society.