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Clinical and Experimental Endocrinology
Main organisation:Department of Chronic Diseases and Metabolism
Lifecycle:1 Jul 1977 → Today
The action of steroid hormones (more specifically androgens and vitamin D) and of polypeptide hormones (more specifically calcium regulating hormones); the regulation of these hormones and their significance in human disease; the role of these hormones in normal and abnormal cellular differentiation. Development of new techniques for the measurement of hormones, hormone-binding proteins and hormone receptors. Development of new vitamin D analogues with specific effects on differentiation and immunomodulation.
Keywords:Hormone measurement, Molecular biology, Action mechanism, Endocrinology, Vitamin D, Androgens, Hormones, Cell differentiation
Disciplines:Endocrinology and metabolic diseases