Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Emeritus Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology



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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., 2022, <p>Reproductive hormone levels, androgen receptor CAG repeat length and their longitudinal relationships with decline in cognitive subdomains in men: The European Male Ageing Study</p>, Physiology &amp; Behavior, Vol:252, ISSN:0031-9384

Anand-Ivell R, Heng K, Severn K, et al., 2022, Association of age, hormonal, and lifestyle factors with the Leydig cell biomarker INSL3 in aging men from the European Male Aging Study cohort, Andrology, ISSN:2047-2919

Lundin K, Sepponen K, Vayrynen P, et al., 2022, Human pluripotent stem cell-derived cells endogenously expressing follicle-stimulating hormone receptors: modeling the function of an inactivating receptor mutation, Molecular Human Reproduction, Vol:28, ISSN:1360-9947

Antonio L, Wu FCW, Moors H, et al., 2022, Erectile dysfunction predicts mortality in middle-aged and older men independent of their sex steroid status, Age and Ageing, Vol:51, ISSN:0002-0729

Patyra K, Lof C, Jaeschke H, et al., 2022, Congenital Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism Alters Adrenal Gene Expression, Development, and Function, Thyroid, Vol:32, ISSN:1050-7256, Pages:459-471

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