John T. Potts Jr. - Mineral Metabolism Maven of MGH - JCI GIANTS IN MEDICINE
Much of our current understanding of calcium and mineral metabolism rests in large part on a series of discoveries made by John T. Potts Jr. of the Massachusetts General Hospital, who is interviewed here by Ushma Neill of the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Potts is an internationally recognized authority on calcium metabolism and parathyroid hormone in particular. In addition his research, he carried an enormous leadership role serving as both Chairman of Medicine and Physician in Chief of the MGH between 1981 and 1996.
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