The Department of Endocrinology at the Medizinische Klinik IV is a tertiary referral centre at the University of Munich for patients with all endocrine disorders with a particular focus on adrenal tumours and diseases as well as differences of sex development (DSD). The German Cushing and Conn register are located at the Medizinische Klinik IV, and and the site participates in multiple national and international clinical studies.
The department is devoted to translational research using its large patient cohorts and its numerous local, national and international collaborations. The department hosts a clinical study centre and basic science labs in the area of clinical chemistry, cellular and molecular biology and immunology. In the endocrine outpatient clinic, ~36.000 patients/year are followed.
Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich is participating in the following Main Thematic Groups (MTGs):