Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Emeritus Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology



+44 (0)20 7594 2104ilpo.huhtaniemi Website




Institute of Reproductive and Developmental BiologyHammersmith Campus





Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology

Research interests

  • • G-Protein coupled receptor signalling in reproduction and cancer
  • • Physiology and pathophysiology of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis
  • • Male contraception
  • • Endocrinology of ageing

Memberships of societies

  • • Fellow of Academy of Medical Sciences
  • • Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
  • • Endocrine Society (USA)
  • • Society for Endocrinology (UK)
  • • European Academy of Andrology
  • • European Society of Endocrinology



Oduwole OO, Peltoketo H, Poliandri A, et al., Constitutively active follicle-stimulating hormone receptor enables androgen-independent spermatogenesis, Journal of Clinical Investigation, ISSN:0021-9738

Eendebak RJAH, Ahern T, Swiecicka A, et al., 2018, Elevated luteinizing hormone despite normal testosterone levels in older mennatural history, risk factors and clinical features, Clinical Endocrinology, Vol:88, ISSN:0300-0664, Pages:479-490


Oduwole O, Peltoketo H, Poliandri A, et al., Restoration of fertility in hypogonadal LH receptor null background male mice by a constitutive active mutant FSH receptor, 17th European Congress of Endocrinology

Huhtaniemi I, New trends in contraception: men, Pages:432-443

Oduwole O, Poliandri A, Rawson P, et al., FSH supplementation increases the growth of PC-3 human prostate cancer cell xenograft in gonadotropin-suppressed nude mice, 18th European Congress of Endocrinology

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