Professor Anders Juul receives prestigious European research award

​Professor Anders Juul receives the award from the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology today during the 54th Annual ESPE conference in Barcelona.

Professor Anders Juul is being recognised for his scientific leadership in the field of paediatric endocrinology. The award is for Juul's breakthrough studies on the effects of hormones and endocrine disrupting chemicals on child growth and puberty, and causes of increasing male infertility. This is the first time a Danish researcher has received the award.

                                                       


Juul is chair of EDMaRC and Head of the University Department of Growth and Reproduction at Rigshospitalet, Denmark. Among his most notable contributions to the field is the establishment of the international research centre EDMaRC, a centre focusing on educating and researching in endocrine disruption of male reproduction and child health.

MD, Professor, Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, University of Liège, Belgium says, "Anders Juul truly deserves this award, he has pushed the level of research in the challenging domain of endocrine disruptors. This is a huge benefit for public health. It is no coincidence that such an achievement takes place in Denmark with the important activities at the Department of Growth and Reproduction in Rigshospitalet and recent launch of EDMaRC. This international research centre is a pivotal initiative at the forefront of science and public health in Denmark and many other collaborating countries.

 

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About EDMaRC

EDMaRC is the international centre for research and research training in Endocrine Disruption of Male Reproduction and Child Health. EDMaRC is located at the Department of Growth and Reproduction at Rigshospitalet, but is as much affiliated to the University of Copenhagen. Professor Anders Juul is Head of Management and Professor Jorma Toppari from University of Turku serves as Chair of the Scientific Steering Group.

For more information about EDMaRC please visit the website: www.edmarc.net

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About the award

The ESPE Research Award recognises research achievements of outstanding quality in the fields of basic endocrine science or of clinical paediatric endocrinology. The prize is awarded through selection by the Andrea Prader Committee.

For more information about ESPE please visit the website www.eurospe.org

​For further information please contact

Professor Anders Juul on phone +45 26 28 68 34 or Dina Muscat Meng, EDMaRC Project Coordinator on phone: +45 35 45 18 65  or email: dina.muscat.meng@regionh.dk​

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