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



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

Swiecicka A, Lunt M, Ahern T, et al., 2017, Nonandrogenic Anabolic Hormones Predict Risk of Frailty: European Male Ageing Study Prospective Data, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Vol:102, ISSN:0021-972X, Pages:2798-2806


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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