ZMB Member Heike Heuer

Prof. Dr. Heike Heuer

Prof. Dr. Heike Heuer

Phone
+49 201 723 4069
Email

Medizinisches Forschungszentrum (MFZ)
Universitätsklinikum Essen
Hufelandstr. 55
45147 Essen

Department

Molecular Thyroidology

Klinik für Endokrinologie und Stoffwechselerkrankungen

Research Overview

  • Defining the cell-specific role of thyroid hormone transporters in health and disease
  • Development of therapeutic strategies for patients with Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome (AHDS)
  • Endocrine disruptors affecting thyroid hormone transport
  • Molecular mechanismen of thyroid hormone action in brain development
  • Neuroendocrine functions of the anti-aging hormone klotho