Subhash Kukreja, MD

Professor of Medicine
Interim Section Chief

Phone: 312/996-6060

Board certification: Internal Medicine, Endocrinology
Medical School:
New Delhi Medical School, India
Residency: Internal medicine, Cook County Hospital
Fellowship: Endocrinology, University of Illinois

Clinical interests:
Osteoporosis, Metabolic bone disease

Invited lectures:
Paget's disease update
Corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis
Osteoporosis update
Male osteoporosis

Osteoporosis cases

Staying up to date (continuing medical education):
Endocrine Society Meeting
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Medicine Grand Rounds, University of Illinois
Endocrinology Grand Rounds, University of Illinois

Research interests: PTHrP, Bone tumors, Osteoporosis

Research studies:
1. Role of PTHrP in the pathogenesis of prostate cancer: the effect of exogenous PTHrP and PTHrP transfection on proliferation and apoptosis in prostate cancer cells.

Recent Publications:
1. Arjmandi BH, Birnbaum R, Goyal NV, Getlinger MJ, Juma S, Alekel L, Hasler CM, Drum ML, Hollis BW, Kukreja SC. Bone-sparing effect of soy protein in ovarian hormone-deficient rats is related to its isoflavone content. Am J Clin Nutr 68:1364S-1368S, 1998
2. Arjmandi BH, Getlinger MJ, Goyal NV, Alekel L, Hasler CM, Juma S, Drum ML, Hollis BW, Kukreja SC. Role of soy protein with normal or reduced isoflavone content in reversing bone loss induced by ovarian hormone deficiency in rats. Am J Clin Nutr:68:1358S-1363S, 1998.
3. Alekel DL,Mortillaro E, Hussain EA,West B, Ahmed N, Peterson CT, Werner RK, Arjmandi BH, Kukreja SC. Lifestyle and biologic contributors to proximal femoral bone mineral density and hip axis length in two distinct ethnic groups of women. Osteoporosis Int. 9:327-338,1999
4. Arjmandi BH, Birnbaum RS, Juma S, Barengolts E, Kukreja SC. The synthetic phytoestrogen, ipriflavone, and estrogen prevent bone loss by different mechanisms.Cacif.Tissue Int. 66:61-65, 2000.

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