Prof. Boaz Robinzon

Reasearch Interests:

  1. The role of 11bHSDs in the metabolism of glucocorticoids and 7-oxi-DHEA derived hormones and the interactions between these two groups of steroids.
  2. The roles of DHEA.
  3. The involvement of the adrenal gland and its hormones in the response to stress.
  4. The neuroendocrine regulation of fattiness.


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Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. Animal Sciences, (CNS regulation of fattiness), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1977.
  • M. Sc. Agr. Animal Sciences (Regulation of food intake), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1972.
  • B. Sc. Agr. Animal Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1970.

Teaching Responsibilities:

71810 Introduction to Endocrinology.
71809 Labs in Endocrinology.
71146 Regulation of Food Intake and Metabolism.
71170 Selected Topic in Endocrinology.

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List of Publications

Selected publications

  1. ROBINZON, B. and M. CUTOLO (1999) Viewpoint: Should dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) replacement therapy be provided with glucocorticoids? Rheumatology, 38: 488-495. Review
  2. ROBINZON, B., K.K. MICHAEL, S.L. RIPP, S.J. WINTERS and R.A. PROUGH (2003) Glucocorticoids inhibit interconversion of 7-hydroxy- and 7-oxo- metabolites of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA): A role for 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases? Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 412: 251-258.
  3. ROBINZON, B., K.K. MICHAEL, and PROUGH, R.A. (2004)? Synthesis of [³H]-7α-hydroxy-, 7β-hydroxy- and 7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone using pig liver microsomal fractions. Analytical Biochemistry, 333: 128-135.
  4. ROBINZON, B., and R.A. PROUGH (2005) Interactions between dehydroepiandrosterone and glucocorticoids metabolism in pig kidney: Nuclear and microsomal 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 442:33-40.
  5. KATZ, A., R. HEIBLUM, R. MEIDAN and B. ROBINZON (2007) Distinct features of dehydrocorticosterone reduction into corticosterone in the liver and duodenum of the domestic fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus). Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. In Press
See also: Boaz Robinzon