Basic and Translational Endocrinology

The Basic and Translational Endocrinology (BaTE) unit studies sex hormone signaling in non-reproductive target tissues including liver and bone. By combining mouse models of deficient sex hormone action with omics approaches, we aim to understand how sex hormone receptors regulate physiological processes in metabolic and bone health, and how this regulation is altered in clinically relevant situations such as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and transgender therapy.

Infrastructure and techniques

Mouse breeding and handling, PCR, qRT-PCR, western blotting, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, cistromic and transcriptomic analyses


Scientific coordinator : Prof. Dr. Vanessa Dubois


Prof. Dr. Vanessa Dubois

Basic and Translational Endocrinology (BaTE)

Department of Basic & Applied Medical Sciences

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Ghent University

Campus UZ Gent, Blok B, Route 36

C. Heymanslaan 10, 9000 Ghent, Belgium