Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, MD
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Liège and University of Liège (ULg), Belgium
Professor; Vice-chair, Department of Pediatrics, CHU; Head, Developmental Neuroendocrinology unit, GIGA Neurosciences, Ulg; Chair, Institut de Formation et de Recherche en Enseignement Supérieur (IFRES), ULg
Clinician, Basic Scientist
J-P. Bourguignon is a translational researcher with the neuroendocrine control of puberty as primary focus. His work has contributed to deciphering some physiological neuroendocrine mechanisms of sexual maturation. He has extended his studies to the role of endocrine disrupting chemicals. His research projects aim at the effects of fetal and neonatal exposure to endocrine disrupters on homeostasis of reproduction and energy balance.
His clinical practice bears on pediatric endocrinology with special emphasis on disorders of puberty and adolescence.
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