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Section Board for 'Endocrinology & Metabolism' (46)

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Dr. David Benaiges Boix
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Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: bariatric surgery; morbid obesity; obesity; sleeve gastrectomy; gastric bypass; surgical complications; diabetes remission; hypertension remission; hypercholesterolemia remission
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Dr. Roberta Lupoli
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Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnology, Federico II University, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: diabetes; obesity; bariatric surgery; thyroid; metabolism; hypoglycemia; cardiovascular risk; nutrition
Dr. Pawel K. Olszewski
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1. FSEN, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
2. Department of Food Science and Nutrition, CFANS, and Integrative Biology and Physiology, Medical School, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA
Interests: neural and neuroendocrine control of satiation; interplay between reward- and energy-related signaling in the regulation of food intake; oxytocin as a molecule that ties feeding behavior to a broad physiological state of the organism
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Prof. Dr. Pierpaolo Trimboli
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1. Clinic for Endocrinology and Diabetology, Lugano Regional Hospital, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale (EOC), Lugano, Switzerland
2. Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI), Lugano, Switzerland
Interests: thyroid nodule; thyroid ultrasound; thyroid biopsy; thyroid cancer
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Dr. Assumpta Caixàs
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Hospital Universitari Parc Taulí (Reference Center for Prade-Willi syndrome), Medicine Department Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Institut d’Investigació i Innovació Parc Taulí (I3PT), Sabadell, Spain
Interests: Prader-Willi syndrome; hypotonia; growth hormone deficiency; hypogonadism; hypothalamic dysfunction; oxitocin
Prof. Dr. Gianluca Aimaretti
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Endocrinology, Department of Translational Medicine, Università del Piemonte Orientale, 28100 Novara, Italy
Interests: growth hormone; hypopituitarism; neuroendocrinology; diabetes mellitus treatment; pre-diabetes
Dr. Claudia Giavoli
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1. Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, 20122 Milan, Italy
2. Unit of Endocrinology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, 20122 Milano, Italy
Interests: growth hormone deficiency; growth; hypopituitarism; pediatric endocrinology
Prof. Dr. Tatsuo Shimosawa
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Department of Clinical Laboratory, International University of Health and Welfare School of Medicine, 286-8686 Narita, Japan
Interests: hypertension; epigenetics; salt; aldosterone; insulin resistance; blood pressure; renin-angiotensin system
Prof. Dr. Paula M. Macedo
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1. Centro de Estudos de Doenças Crónicas (CEDOC), NOVA Medical School/Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
2. Portuguese Diabetes Association - Education and Research Center (APDP-ERC), Lisbon, Portugal
3. Department of Medical Sciences, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: prediabetes; diabetes; obesity; autonomic dysfunction; insulin resistance; insulin clearance; non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; metabolic associated liver disease; fibrosis; gut-liver cross talk; brain-liver cross talk; translational research; clinical research
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Dr. John Griffith Jones
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Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, 3004-517 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: metabolic flux analysis; noninvasive measurements of hepatic stable-isotope tracer metabolism; intermediary metabolism; type 1 and type 2 diabetes; fatty liver disease; rare metabolic diseases
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Prof. Dr. Marie-Lise Jaffrain-Rea
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1. Department of Biotechnological and Applied Clinical Sciences, University of L'Aquila, Coppito, 67100 L'Aquila, Italy
2. Neuroendocrinology, Neuromed Institute, IRCCS, 86077 Pozzilli, Italy
Interests: neuroendocrinology; sellar and parasellar tumours; pituitary neuroendocrine tumours (PitNETs)-pathogenesis, genetics, pathology, clinical management, complications; familial PitNETs and clinically non-functioning PitNETs and parasellar tumours; aggressive PitNETs and pituitary carcinoma; acromegaly; Cushing's disease; prolactinoma; gonadotroph PitNETs; craniopharyngioma; hypophysitis; hypopituitarism
Dr. Claire J. Stocker
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Aston Medical School, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
Interests: metabolic syndrome; diabetes; obesity; thermogenesis and in medical education- professionalism
Prof. Dr. Katrien Benhalima
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Katholieke Univ Leuven, Univ Hosp Gasthuisberg, Dept Endocrinol, Herestr 49, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: gestational diabetes mellitus; type 1 diabetes; pregnancy; screening; type 2 diabetes mellitus; prevention
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Prof. Dr. Sandro La Vignera
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Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: male infertility; female infertility; osteoporosis; transitional age; diabetes; thyroid gland; male sexual disorders
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Prof. Dr. Andrew Collier
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Diabetes Day Centre, NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Ayr, UK
Interests: diabetes; diabetes mellitus; cholesterol; cardiovascular risk; triglycerides; diabetes complications
Prof. Dr. Rasa Zarnegar
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Division of Endocrine and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
Interests: reflux; achalasia; paraesophageal hernia; thyroid cancer; hyperparathyroidism; adrenal cancer; adrenal tumors
Prof. Dr. Andreas Zielke
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1. Head, Department of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrine Center Stuttgart, Diakonie-Klinikum Stuttgart, Germany
2. Professor of Surgery, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany
Interests: thyroid oncology; radioiodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer; imaging and surgical treatment of hyperparathyroidism; minimal invasive treatment of adrenal neoplasia; prom and prem in thyroid
Prof. Dr. Antonio Aversa
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Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Catanzaro Magna Graecia, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: endocrinology of aging; testicular neoplasms; prostate cancer; sexual behavior
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Prof. Dr. José Luis Lázaro-Martínez
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Diabetic Foot Unit, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: diabetic foot; diabetic foot ulcers; diabetic foot infections; diabetic foot osteomyelitis; diabetic symmetric polyneuropathy; charcot foot
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Dr. Emmanouil Karteris
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Department of Life Science, Brunel University London, Uxbridge UB8 3PH, UK
Interests: detection and characterisation of circulating tumour cells; use of liquid biopsies as cancer biomarkers of diagnostic and prognostic value; ovarian cancer; COVID‑19 and SARS‑CoV‑2 host cell entry mediators; role of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in the human placenta; development of fetal-placental 3D cultures/organ-on-a-chip as a screening platform for EDCs
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Dr. Michio Shimabukuro
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Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan
Interests: cardiovascular disease; ectopic fat; obesity disease; visceral fat; insulin resistance; diabetes mellitus; lipotoxicity; cardiometabolic disease; sex differences; epicardial fat
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Dr. Mario Rotondi
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Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: thyroid disease; autoimmunity; chemokines; obesity
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Reimondo
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Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, University of Turin, Regione Gonzole 10, 10043 Orbassano, Italy
Interests: adrenal incidentaloma; adrenal carcinoma; cushing syndrome; adrenal insufficiency; acromegaly; phaeochromocytoma
Prof. Dr. Maura Arosio
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1. Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
2. Unit of Endocrinology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
Interests: pituitary adenoma; acromegaly; Cushing's disease; PRL; GH; growth; TSH; hypopituitarism; SIAD; hyponatremia; diabetes insipidus; thyroid; Hypoparathyroidism; Male Hypogonadism
Prof. Dr. Paul L. Huang
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Harvard Medical School, Director, MGH Cardiac Metabolic Syndrome Program, Cardiovascular Research Center and Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, 149 Thirteenth Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
Interests: nitric oxide; cardiovascular disease; metabolic syndrome; diabetes mellitus; obesity; vascular function; vascular biology; endothelium; animal models of human disease; translational research; genomics; metabolomics
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Dr. Dorit Samocha-Bonet
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Clinical Insulin Resistance Group, Diabetes and Metabolism Division, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, 384 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
Interests: insulin resistance; obesity; metabolically healthy obese; type 2 diabetes; adiposity; fatty liver disease; metabolic disease; circulating biomarkers; metabolomics; lipidomics; gut microbiome; postprandial glucose response; weight loss; caloric restriction; weight cycling; personalized diet; dietary intervention; metformin; hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamp
Dr. Mattia Lauriola
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Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine - DIMES, Histology, Embryology and Applied Biology Unit, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro, 8 - 40126 Bologna (BO), Italy
Interests: steroid hormones; nuclear receptors; estrogen; progesterone; glucocorticoids; RTKs; solid tumours; cell migration; EGFR; RTK/steroid hormones crosstalk; transcriptional interaction; chronobiology; circadian clock; cancer therapy; feedback
Dr. Sebastiano Andò
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Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, Arcavacata Di Rende, Italy
Interests: obesity; breast cancer; tumor microenvironment; nuclear receptors; aromatase; endocrine related cancers; endocrine resistance in breast cancer
Dr. Tomoaki Morioka
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Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
Interests: type 2 diabetes; obesity; leptin; adipokines; atherosclerosis; beta-cell function
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Dr. Catherine J. Andersen
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Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Interests: lipid metabolism; lipoproteins; inflammation; immunity; obesity; functional foods; human nutrition; lipoprotein metabolism; HDL; cholesterol; immune function
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Prof. Dr. Giovanni Vitale
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Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Via Zucchi 18, 20095 Cusano Milanino (MI), Italy
Interests: translational and clinical investigations in neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and thyroid cancer; development of new preclinical models in NETs; endocrinology of aging
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Prof. Dr. Alberto Ferlin
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Unit of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Interests: andrology; reproductive medicine; infertility; spermatogenesis; testis; testosterone; testis cancer; hypogonadism; sperm
Dr. Charikleia Stefanaki
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1. Choremeion Research Laboratory, 1st Department of Pediatrics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
2. Unit of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
Interests: pediatrics; human microbiome; diabetes; metabolism; inflammation; stress; reproductive endocrinology in females
Prof. Dr. Yongsoon Park
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Department of Food & Nutrition, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni Ro., Seoul 04763, Korea
Interests: lipid; fatty acids; nutrients; lipoprotein; diet
Dr. Justo P. Castaño
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Maimonides Institute for Biomedical Research of Córdoba (IMIBIC) / Department of Cell Biology, Physiology, and Immunology, University of Córdoba / Spanish Biomedical Research Centre in Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition (CIBERobn), 14004 Cordoba, Spain
Interests: cellular and molecular endocrine oncology; pituitary and neuroendocrine tumors; pancreatic cancer; animal models of human disease; spliceosome; somatostatin; diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers; therapeutic targets
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Prof. Dr. Jin Han
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1. Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Inje University, Busan 614-735, Koera
2. Director, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease Center, Inje University, 75 Bokji-ro, Busanjin-gu, Busan 614-735, Koera
Interests: mitochondria; energy metabolism; diabetic cardiomyopathy; exercise
Dr. Silvie Timmers
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1. Human and Animal Physiology, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen Campus, Zodiac, Building 122, Room E0253, De Elst 1, 6708WD Wageningen, The Netherlands
2. Department of Physiology, Radboud University Medical Center, Philips van Leijdenlaan 15, 6525EX Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Interests: metabolism; mitochondrial energy metabolism; metabolic diseases; obesity; insulin resistance; type 2 diabetes; drug-induced metabolic disorders; exercise; muscle contractile function; dietary interventions
Prof. Dr. Anne Barlier
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Aix-Marseille Université - MMG (Marseille Medical Genetics), UMR1251 INSERM Faculté de Médecine Timone, 27 bd Jean Moulin, 13855 Marseille - CEDEX 5, France
Interests: pituitary; signal transduction; hormonal resistance; parathyroid hormone resistance; neuroendocrine tumors; pheochromocytoma; NEM1; NEM2; signal transduction; oncogenetic; craniopharingioma
Prof. Dr. Kei Nakajima
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School of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health and Social Services, Kanagawa University of Human Services, 1-10-1 Heisei-cho, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 238-8522, Japan
Interests: cardiometabolic disease; obesity; diabetes; metabolic syndrome; nutrition; epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Fernando Cordido
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Full Professor of Endocrinology and Nutrition, University of A Coruña, Campus de Oza, 15006 A Coruña, Spain
Interests: obesity; neuroendocrinology; pituitary diseases; growth hormone; ghrelin; diabetes
Dr. Mads Vendelbo Lind
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1. Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
2. Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: nutrition; obesity; metabolic syndrome; type 2 diabetes; vitamins; homocysteine; one carbon metabolism; biomarkers; metabolomics; insulin resistance; adiposity; epidemiology
Dr. Alessandro Peri
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Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences "Mario Serio", University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 50, 50134 Florence, Italy
Interests: pituitary gland; sodium alterations; diabetes insipidus; SIAD
Dr. Hanne R. Hagland
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Department of Mathematics and Natural Science, University of Stavanger, POB 8600 Forus, N-4036 Stavanger, Norway
Interests: cancer cell metabolism; mitochondrial role in cancer; Warburg effect; glucose transport; metabolic drug in cancer treatment
Dr. Didac Mauricio
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Department of Endocrinology & Nutrition, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER of Diabetes and Associated Metabolic Diseases, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: diabetes mellitus; atherosclerosis; cardiovascular disease; retinopathy
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Dr. Hemant Poudyal
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Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Graduate School of Medicine and The Hakubi, Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Interests: endocrinology; nutrition; obesity; diabetes; gut; heart; intestine; incretins; cardiovascular remodeling
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Prof. Dr. Hilal Zaid
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Al-Qasemi Academy, Qasemi Research Center, P.O. Box 124, Baqa El-Gharbia 30100, Israel
Interests: diabetes; phytochemistry; insulin; medicinal plants; apoptosis; toxicity; cell cycle
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