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



Jonas KC, Chen S, Virta M, et al., Temporal reprogramming of calcium signalling via crosstalk of gonadotrophin receptors that associate as functionally asymmetric heteromers, Scientific Reports, ISSN:2045-2322

Overman MJ, Pendleton N, O'Neill TW, et al., 2017, Evaluation of cognitive subdomains, 25-hydroxyvitamin D, and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D in the European Male Ageing Study, European Journal of Nutrition, Vol:56, ISSN:1436-6207, Pages:2093-2103


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

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

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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