Dr. Stan Van Uum is an assistant professor in the divisions of Clinical Pharmacology and Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Western Ontario (Western). He completed his undergraduate and graduate training in internal medicine in 1997, followed by a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism (2001), all at the University of Nijmegen in The Netherlands. He then completed his doctorate in medicine on the role of cortisol metabolism in hypertension (2003, University of Nijmegen).
Dr. Van Uum’s research is focused on the role of hormones, particularly steroid hormones, in health and disease. Further, he is collaborating in studies on the effect of genetic variants in thyroid hormone transporters on thyroid hormone dosing and interactions with thyroid hormone absorption.
His research activities are embedded within the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at Western. His clinical practice is located at St. Joseph's Health Care, London, and is focused on endocrinology, with a particular interest in pituitary and adrenal diseases, and secondary hypertension.