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



Chrusciel M, Ponikwicka-Tyszko D, Wolczynski S, et al., 2019, Extragonadal FSHR Expression and Function-Is It Real?, Frontiers in Endocrinology, Vol:10, ISSN:1664-2392

Doroszko M, Chrusciel M, Stelmaszewska J, et al., 2019, GnRH antagonist treatment of malignant adrenocortical tumors, Endocrine-related Cancer, Vol:26, ISSN:1351-0088, Pages:103-117

Lindgren I, Nenonen H, Henic E, et al., 2019, Gonadotropin receptor variants are linked to cumulative live birth rate after in vitro fertilization, Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, Vol:36, ISSN:1058-0468, Pages:29-38

Oduwole OO, Peltoketo H, Huhtaniemi IT, 2018, Role of Follicle-Stimulating Hormone in Spermatogenesis, Frontiers in Endocrinology, Vol:9, ISSN:1664-2392

Rastrelli G, O'Neill TW, Ahern T, et al., 2018, Symptomatic androgen deficiency develops only when both total and free testosterone decline in obese men who may have incident biochemical secondary hypogonadism: Prospective results from the EMAS, Clinical Endocrinology, Vol:89, ISSN:0300-0664, Pages:459-469

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