Dr. Alex Kouzmenko, Professor of Molecular Biology and Life Sciences Program Director, has co-authored a paper entitled “Androgen Receptor in Health and Disease” to be published in the forthcoming volume of the “Annual Review of Physiology”: http://www.annualreviews.org/toc/physiol/forthcoming

The paper is prepared in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Tokyo and the University of Tokushima in Japan. It summarizes recent advances in our understanding of the epigenetic mechanisms of androgen action, as well as newly recognized aspects of androgen receptor-mediated male sex hormone signaling in both men and women.

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