Luca Persani, MD


Department of Clinical Sciences & Community Health, University of Milan, Italy


Associate Professor of Endocrinology; Chief of the Division of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases at IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano


Clinical Investigator

Research Interests

Luca Persani is a translational researcher focused on the neuroendocrine control of thyroid and reproductive functions. Her investigative approach is collaborative and multidisciplinary, spanning the fields of human genetics, molecular biology, and clinical endocrinology. Her research projects include: 1) elucidating the genetics of puberty and premature ovarian failure; 2) elucidating the mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of congenital hypothyroidism; 3) identifying novel tools for the early diagnosis and management of endocrine diseases. Professor Persani is coordinating the Italian Network for the Study of Idiopathic Central Hypogonadism. Professor Persani's work delineating the molecular basis and phenotypic spectrum of several endocrine diseases has been published in leading scientific journalspertise

Clinical Expertise

His clinical practice covers the spectrum of general endocrinology, including thyroid, pituitary and reproductive diseases, such as premature ovarian failure and pubertal defects.


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 Last updated on 16/06/2018 at 16:57