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Prof. dr. E. Fliers

Position
Professor
Main activities
Patient care, Research, Teaching
Specialisation
Internal medicine, endocrinology
Focus of research
  • Hypothalamus-pituitary-thyroid axis
  • Role of hypothalamus in neuro-endocrine regulation of metabolism
  • Neuro-endocrine response to (psychiatric) illness
Key publications
  • Heinen CA, Losekoot M, Sun Y, Watson PJ, Fairall L, Joustra SD, Zwaveling-Soonawala N, Oostdijk W, van den Akker ELT, Alders M, Santen GWE, van Rijn RR, Dreschler WA, Surovtseva OV, Biermasz NR, Hennekam RC, Wit JM, Schwabe JWR, Boelen A, Fliers E, van Trotsenburg ASP, Mutations in TBL1X Are Associated With Central Hypothyroidism. J CLIN ENDOCR METAB 2016;101 (12):4564-4573 [PubMed]
  • Fliers E, Bianco AC, Langouche L, Boelen A, Thyroid function in critically ill patients. LANCET DIABETES ENDO 2015;3 (10):816-825 [PubMed]
  • Kalsbeek A, van der Spek R, Lei J, Endert E, Buijs RM, Fliers E, Circadian rhythms in the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. MOL CELL ENDOCRINOL 2012;349 (1):20-29 [PubMed]
  • Alkemade A, Friesema ECH, Kalsbeek A, Swaab DF, Visser TJ, Fliers E, Expression of Thyroid Hormone Transporters in the Human Hypothalamus. J CLIN ENDOCR METAB 2011;96 (6):E967-E971 [PubMed]
  • Boelen A, Kwakkel J, Fliers E, Beyond low plasma T3: local thyroid hormone metabolism during inflammation and infection. ENDOCR REV 2011;32 (5):670-693 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Neuroendocrinology

 

Themes: Metabolic Disorders and Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

This research group participates in the Amsterdam Center for Metabolism

Faculty
Prof. dr. E. Fliers
Dr. P.H. Bisschop MD PhD
Dr. A. Boelen
Prof. dr. A.S.P. van Trotsenburg

PhD Students
E. Belegri MSc
Drs. T.M. Boertien MD
D. Daj
M.M. Van Dijk
K.A. van Galen
Drs. Y. Hu MSc
I.V. Milanova MSc
Drs. J.C. Naafs
R.D.C. van der Spek MSc

Other research related activities
  • Membership of medical or scientific committee, Other, Executive Committee, European Thyroid Association
  • Membership of medical or scientific committee, Other, ENDO ESE International Endocrine Scholars Programme
  • Contribution to guidelines and protocols, ETA guideline committee on Central Hypothyroidism
  • Membership of editorial board / Editorship, ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Membership of editorial board / Editorship, FRONTIERS IN NEUROSCIENCE
Current research funding
  • AMC
  • Diabetes Fonds Nederland
  • Ipsen Farmaceutica BV
  • Stg KU Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
  • Stichting AMC Foundation (Vrijgesteld)
  • ZonMw