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Professor Stefan Bornstein

Professor Stefan Bornstein

Transcampus Dean (King's College London and the University of Dresden)

Chair and Honorary Consultant in Endocrinology & Diabetes

Division of Diabetes & Nutritional Sciences

Contact details:
Rayne Institute, Denmark Hill Campus,
London, SE5 9NU.
Personal Assistant: Gina Cady
Tel: 020 7848 0159


Professor Stefan Bornstein graduated from the University of Ulm and Miami in 1988. He completed his residency in internal medicine in 1994 and specialised in endocrinology and diabetes. He won several awards including the first prize for “The new generation of academics” and the Marius-Tausk-Award of the German Endocrine Society. Recipient of the Heisenberg Award of the German Research Foundation (DFG), Professor Bornstein has been working for many years as a research scholar and acting unit chief at the endocrine branch at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, United States. From 2001 to 2004 he was Professor and vice-chair of the department of endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany. 
Since 2004, Professor Bornstein has been Director and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Dresden, Germany. In 2012 he became Dean of International Affairs and Development at the University of Dresden. He was appointed Chair and Honorary Consultant, Endocrinology and Diabetes, King’s College London, in 2013. In March 2015, his appointment as Transcampus Dean (King's College London and the University of Dresden) was announced. 
His main research interests focus on lipid-, steroid- and catecholamine metabolism, immune endocrine crosstalk, type 1 diabetes, islet transplantation and mechanisms of hypertension in the metabolic syndrome. 
He has (co)authored more than 500 Medline-cited scientific papers and contributed to numerous books.


1. Lipidomic profiling before and after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in obese patients with diabetes. Graessler, J.,…. Bornstein, S. R et al.  In: PHARMACOGENOMICS J. Jun 2014.
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2. Oncologic Resection Achieving R0 Margins Improves Disease-Free Survival in Parathyroid Cancer. Schulte, K. M.,… Bornstein, S. R. et al. In: Ann Surg Oncol. Jun 2014.
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3. Blocking CD40-TRAF6 signalling is a therapeutic target in obesity-associated insulin resistance. Noelle, R., .. Bornstein, S. R. et al. In: Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, Feb 2014.
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4. Transplantation of pancreatic islets to adrenal gland is promoted by agonists of growth-hormone-releasing hormone. Schubert, U., … Bornstein, S. R. et al. In : Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, Feb 2013.
5. Predisposing factors for adrenal insufficiency. Bornstein, S. R. In: N Engl J Med.  May 2009.
6. Adrenomedullary dysplasia and hypofunction in patients with classic 21-hydroxylase deficiency. Merke DP., .… Bornstein SR et al. N Engl J Med. Nov 2000.
7. Transplantation of human islets without immunosuppression. Ludwig B.,… Bornstein SR et al. In: Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, Nov 2013.


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