Urine steroid metabolomics as a discovery tool and diagnostic testing approach in adrenal tumours
Wiebke Arlt is the William Withering Chair of Medicine and Director of the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, IMSR, at the University of Birmingham.
She leads a large, multi-disciplinary research group, comprising biologists, biochemists, clinician scientists and computational biologists, investigating the regulation and role of steroid metabolism and action in health and disease. As an Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist, she leads specialist services for patients with adrenal and gonadal disorders at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, as part of the Birmingham Health Partners Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (CEDAM).
Wiebke has published over 150 original research articles and is a sought-after lecturer. Her scientific work has attracted several major national and international prizes including awards from the Society for Endocrinology UK (Society for Endocrinology Medal Lecture 2010, Clinical Endocrinology Trust Lecture 2015), the European Society of Endocrinology (EJE Prize 2009, Clinical Endocrinology Trust Medal Lecture 2016), the German Society for Endocrinology (Berthold Medal Lecture 2017) and the Endocrine Society USA (Ernst Oppenheimer Award 2010). She has been elected Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences in 2010.