Staff in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Dr Rowan Hardy

Research Fellow

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Email r.hardy@bham.ac.uk

Dr Zaki Hassan-Smith

Dr Zaki Hassan-Smith

Clinical Lecturer

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Zaki Hassan-Smith is a Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Specialist Registrar in Endocrinology. His clinical interests are in Pituitary and Adrenal disease. His research interests, developed under supervision of Prof Paul Stewart, centre around the long-term effects of glucocorticoids in ageing and disease. He was awarded the Society for Endocrinology Young Endocrinologist prize for top scoring oral ...

Telephone 0121 415 8811

Email z.hassansmith@bham.ac.uk

Professor Martin Hewison

Professor Martin Hewison

Professor of Molecular Endocrinology

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Prof. Hewison’s work focuses on different facets of vitamin D physiology, including classical skeletal effects and non-classical extra-skeletal effects. He has a particular interest in the interaction between vitamin D and the immune system, where antigen-presenting cells such as dendritic cells and macrophages synthesize active vitamin D (calcitriol) and also express the nuclear ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6908

Email m.hewison@bham.ac.uk

Dr Johannes Hofland

Dr Johannes Hofland

Marie-Curie Intra-European Clinical Research Fellow

Dr. Hofland’s translational research focuses on the regulatory mechanisms of steroid hormone production, with special emphasis on cancer. This has involved elucidating the role of circulating (ACTH, arginine-vasopressin) and local factors (activin, inhibin) on adrenocortical production of aldosterone, cortisol and androgens in health and diseases, such as adrenal hyperplasia, ...

Telephone +447707529318

Email j.hofland@bham.ac.uk