Hypophysitis Research Center

About Us

Dr. Patrizio CaturegliDr. Patrizio Caturegli is a Professor of Pathology and Endocrinology and Director of the Hypophysitis Center at Johns Hopkins. He graduated in 1980 from "La Querce College" in Florence, Italy (BA, Letters), and from the University of Pisa Medical School in 1987. He then completed a residency in Endocrinology also in Pisa (Italy), where he was Board-certified in 1992. Since 1993, Dr. Caturegli has been at Johns Hopkins. Here he completed a 3-year fellowship in immunology with Dr. Noel Rose and then a Residency in Pathology (certified by the American Board of Pathology in 1999). Since July 1999 he is a faculty member in the School of Medicine. His research focuses on the autoimmune diseases of the endocrine glands.

Dr. Angelika GutenbergDr. Angelika Gutenberg is an Associate Professor at the University Neurosurgical Department in Mayence, Germany. She completed her neurosurgical residency and was board-certified in Göttingen (Germany) in 2011. Her postdoctoral degree and habilitation contributed to a better understanding in the clinical aspects and diagnosis of autoimmune hypophysitis. Dr. Gutenberg now is a faculty-member and leading consultant at the Neurosurgical Department in Mayence. She clinically as well as scientifically focusses on the improvement in neurooncological treatment and care. She stands out for her expertise in diseases of the pituitary gland and is the primary contact person for patients as well as practitioners of patients with suspected inflammatory diseases of the pituitary in Germany.

Dr. Martin PomperDr. Martin Pomper is a Professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Radiology and Radiological Science. He is also a Professor of Oncology and Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Services. He is an internationally recognized leader in molecular imaging research and develops and implements new imaging agents that target cancer and brain disorders. He is the inaugural recipient of the William R. Brody Professor of Radiology, a professorship designated for a radiologist physician scientist who excels in translational innovation in imaging. Dr. Pomper is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Small Animal Imaging Resource and Associate Director of the In Vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging Center, both funded by the National Cancer Institute to support molecular imaging research.