Sex steroid status in relation to markers of vascular and cardiac function


J. Ruige, J.M. Kaufman

Scientific collaborators
B. Lapauw, V. Bogaert, G. Vanbillemont

Ongoing and planned studies pertain to the relationship between sex steroid  status, body composition in relation to cardiovascular risk factors, vascular and cardiac function. The role of androgen receptor polymorphism, androgen sensitivity and aromatase polymorphism  are investigated in the ASCLEPIOS-study. (collaboration with the Dpt of Cardiology & the Dept of Public Health)