|Wiebke Arlt MD, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci
William Withering Chair of Medicine,
Director of the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research (IMSR),
University of Birmingham,
Research focus: the role of steroid metabolism in human health and disease, with translational focus on androgen excess and adrenal disease.
|Olaf Dekkers MD, PhD, MSc, MA
Professor of research methodology, Endocrinologist and Epidemiologist, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Research focus: endocrine diseases, meta-analysis and methodology of research.
Professor, Department of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Head, Reference Center for Rare Endocrine Growth Diseases, Robert Debré University Hospital, Paris, France
Her research interests include various aspects of thyroid, pituitary and pubertal diseases management and epidemiology of rare growth endocrine disorders.
Professor of Translational Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
His clinical and research interests are in the role of disordered insulin action in disease, and in mechanisms underpinning adipose tissue resilience and plasticity across the life course. His principal approach is to focus on rare human acquired or monogenic disorders of insulin action. He also has a major interest in somatic mosaic activation of growth signalling pathways.
Professor, Endocrine Department, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France
Specializes in general endocrinology, primarily Cushing syndromes, adrenal tumors, pituitary diseases, as well as thyroid, parathyroid and gonadal diseases.
|Kåre I Birkeland
Professor of Medicine and Senior Endocrinologist, University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
His main research interests are Type 2 diabetes, clinical and translational research.
|Cesar Luiz Boguszewski MD, PhD
Regional Editor for South America
Professor of Endocrinology, Endocrine Division (SEMPR), Department of Internal Medicine, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
Research focus: Pituitary diseases, obesity and neuroendocrine body weight regulation.
|Hedi Claahsen-van der Grinten
Head, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, the Netherlands
Her research interests are in adrenal diseases with a special focus on defects of adrenal steroid synthesis. Her research group studies different aspects of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), and other forms of disorders/differences of sex development (DSD), with emphasis on the role of adrenal steroid precursors and etiology of testicular adrenal rest tumours (TART).
Associate Professor of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Italy
She is involved in any aspect of clinical, basic and translational research regarding any type of thyroid cancer. Thyroid nodules diagnosis and management is also part of her field of research.
Professor of Medicine at the University of Würzburg, Chairman Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Würzburg, Germany
His main research focus is on endocrine tumors with a particular focus on adrenal tumors and adrenal disease in general.
Professor Medicine and Neurological Surgery, Director Pituitary Center at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA
Her main research interests include pituitary disorders, especially clinical and therapeutic aspects of Cushing’s, acromegaly and hypopituitarism.
Associate Professor of Endocrinology, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan Endocrine Unit, Fondazioen IRCCS Ca’Granda, Milan, Italy
Her main research interests include the molecular basis, clinical and therapeutic aspects of thyroid cancer. Genetics of congenital hypothyroidism.
Department of Medical and Surgical Science-DIMEC, University of Bologna - S. Orsola-Mapighi hospital, Bologna, Italy
Main research and clinical interests: Pathophysiology and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and of female androgen excess disorders in general.
Regional Editor for Australasia
Emeritus Fellow, The Garvan Institute of Medical Research; Professor of Medicine, University of New South Wales and St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Research interests: Pituitary disorders, neuroendocrine regulation of substrate and energy metabolism, endocrinology of sports.
Associate Professor of Endocrinology, Department of Experimental Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
His main contributions in clinical research are on the syndromes of steroid hormones excess and defect, specifically male hypogonadism, Cushing’s syndrome and adrenal insufficiency.
|Filip K Knop MD, PhD
Consultant Endocrinologist, Professor of Endocrinology and Director of Center for Clinical Metabolic Research, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Professor Knop's resesearch interest centres on the pathophysiology of obesity and its complications including type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, regulation of appetite and food intake, and the therapeutic potential of incretins. He is particularly interested in the integrative role of the gut in human (patho)physiology.
Regional Editor for North America
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada
Research focus: Molecular mechanisms of adrenal tumors, aberrant hormone receptors in adrenal tumours and hyperplasia, new therapies for pituitary and adrenal tumours.
Professor, Consultant, Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
Her research interests include the impact of diabetes on bone health, the effects of vitamins D and K on bone metabolism, and the development of new treatments for osteoporosis.
Niilo Hallman Professor in Translational Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinologist at Children's Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
His research interest is in pediatric endocrinology with a special focus on mechanisms regulating growth and puberty.
Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Sydney, Concord Medical School; Head of Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism at Concord University Hospital; & Director of the Bone Research Program at ANZAC Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
Main research and clinical interests: Basic, applied and clinical topics within the field of musculo-skeletal health and biology.
|Abd Tahrani FRCP, MD, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Metabolic Endocrinology and Obesity Medicine, University of Birmingham, UK
His research interests are the metabolic and vascular effects of sleep disorders, obesity, pathogenesis, management and health care delivery, diabetes-related neuropathy (peripheral and autonomic) and the pharmacology of obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
|Jeremy W Tomlinson FRCP, PhD
Professor of Metabolic Endocrinology and Consultant Endocrinologist, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Oxford, UK
His research focus is obesity, insulin resistance and steroid hormones.
Consultant Endocrinologist, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
His clinical and research interests are thyroid hormone signaling disorders.
|Zhengpei Zeng MD
Regional Editor for China
Professor of Endocrinology, Department of Endocrinology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH), Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS), Beijing, China
Professor Zeng is Honorary President of the Chinese Society of Endocrinology. Her clinical research interests include endocrine hypertension, pheochromocytoma, multiple endocrine neoplasia and adrenal diseases.
|Mathieu Molimard MD, PhD
Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at University of Bordeaux, Head of the Pharmacology départment University Hospital of Bordeaux, France
His current research focuses on pharmacology of targeted therapies.
|Peter Nightingale BSc, PhD
Statistician, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
He has been Statistician for the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Birmingham, since 2001 and provides statistical support to University Hospitals Birmingham and to Dudley Group of Hospitals.
|Roelof A J Smit, MD PhD
Postdoctoral fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY, USA and Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands
His research focus is genetic epidemiology (eg Mendelian randomization, polygenic risk scores), obesity and pharmacogenetics.
|Alice Sitch PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), PCAP, CStat, FHEA
University of Birmingham, UK
Her research focus is test evaluation, specifically the study design and evaluation of monitoring tests and biological variability.
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