• Lapauw B, Taes Y, Bogaert V, Vanbillemont G, Goemaere S, Zmierczak H, De Bacquer D, Kaufman J. Serum Estradiol is Associated with Volumetric Bone Mineral Density and Modulates the Impact of Physical Activity on Bone Size at the Age of Peak Bone Mass; a Study in Healthy Male Siblings. J Bone Miner Res. 2008 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Lapauw B, Taes Y, Simoens S, Van Caenegem E, Weyers S, Goemaere S, Toye K, Kaufman JM, T’Sjoen GG.  Body composition, volumetric and areal bone parameters in male-to-female transsexual persons. Bone. 2008;43:1016-21.
  • Vanbillemont G, Bogaert V, De Bacquer D, Lapauw B, Goemaere S, Toye K, Van Steen K, Taes Y, Kaufman JM.  Polymorphisms of the sex hormone-binding globulin gene contribute to the interindividual variation of sex steroid hormone blood levels in young, middle-aged and elderly men. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2008 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kaufman JM, Ostertag A, Saint-Pierre A, Cohen-Solal M, Boland A, Van Pottelbergh I, Toye K, de Vernejoul MC, Martinez M. Genome-wide linkage screen of bone mineral density (BMD) in European pedigrees ascertained through a male relative with low BMD values: evidence for quantitative trait loci on 17q21-23, 11q12-13, 13q12-14, and 22q11. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008;93:3755-62.
  • Bogaert V, Taes Y, Konings P, Van Steen K, De Bacquer D, Goemaere S, Zmierczak H, Crabbe P, Kaufman JM. Heritability of blood concentrations of sex-steroids in relation to body composition in young adult male siblings. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2008;69:129-35.


  • Bruno Lapauw (2009): 'The interrelation of sex steroid levels, body composition and bone characteristics in men' (PhD in Medical Sciences, promoter prof. J.M. Kaufman).