Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Emeritus Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology



ilpo.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



Dupont J, Antonio L, Dedeyne L, et al., 2021, Inflammatory markers are associated with quality of life, physical activity, and gait speed but not sarcopenia in aged men (40-79 years), Journal of Cachexia Sarcopenia and Muscle, ISSN:2190-5991

Zhou B, Carrillo-Larco RM, Danaei G, et al., 2021, Worldwide trends in hypertension prevalence and progress in treatment and control from 1990 to 2019: a pooled analysis of 1201 population-representative studies with 104 million participants, The Lancet, Vol:398, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:957-980

Priskorn L, Tottenborg SS, Almstrup K, et al., 2021, RUBIC (ReproUnion Biobank and Infertility Cohort): A binational clinical foundation to study risk factors, life course, and treatment of infertility and infertility-related morbidity, Andrology, ISSN:2047-2919

Chalmel F, Giwercman A, Huhtaniemi I, et al., 2021, In memoriam: Bernard Jegou, humanist scientist, Andrology, Vol:9, ISSN:2047-2919, Pages:1023-1024

Corona G, Rastrelli G, Bartfai G, et al., 2021, Self-Reported Shorter Than Desired Ejaculation Latency and Related Distress-Prevalence and Clinical Correlates: Results From the European Male Ageing Study, Journal of Sexual Medicine, Vol:18, ISSN:1743-6095, Pages:908-919

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