Johannes D. Veldhuis, M.D.
Johannes D. Veldhuis, M.D., studies the regulatory physiology of the human pituitary-gonadal and adrenal axes, along with the somatotropic axis.
Through his clinical research, Dr. Veldhuis addresses how sex steroids and peptide-releasing factors regulate hormone secretion by the hypothalamus, pituitary gland and target tissues.
Dr. Veldhuis' specific projects include Clinical Research Unit-based and National Institutes of Health-supported investigations in four complementary areas:
Studies involve normal volunteers and selected patient subgroups.
Significance to patient care
Dr. Veldhuis' focus on male-female gender differences in health and disease, and the impact of aging, provides a basis for proper sex-selective diagnostics.
NIH-sponsored Individual National Research Service Award
Clinical Endocrinology Fellowship; Mentor: C. Wayne Bardin
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