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Society for Endocrinology BES 2010

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Society for Endocrinology Medal Lecture

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The hitchhiker's guide to the steroid galaxy

Arlt Wiebke

Androgen excess is a key feature of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which affects 5–10% of the female population and comes with a significantly increased metabolic risk. Rare disorders often teach us important lessons about common disease and this is highlighted by two novel variants of congenital adrenal hyperplasia we recently identified.In 1985, a patient with combined deficiencies of 17-hydroxylase and 21-hydroxylase was reported. However,...

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Society for Endocrinology Medal Lecture

Arlt W

W Arlt, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK AbstractProf. Wiebke Arlt received her undergraduate medical training at the University of Cologne in Germany. She obtained her MD degree in 1993 with distinction and trained in General Medicine and Endocrinology and Diabetes at the University Hospital Würzburg under th...