N.K. Agrawal

Banaras Hindu University

Prof. Neeraj Kumar Agrawal, DM (Endocrinology), is Professor and the Head of the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. He has clinical and research training in endocrinology and metabolism. He completed his DM course in 2000 and since then is actively involved in teaching and training in the subspeciality. He has keen interest in reproductive endocrinology and adolescent endocrinology, diabetes and thyroid disorders. He has published over 80 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. He has edited a book on “Thyroid Hormone”. He is an examiner to training centres of endocrinology. He is actively involved in the Endocrine Society of India and is a speaker in annual conferences.

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Thyroid hormone is important for controlling metabolism and many other body functions. Changes in thyroid hormone physiology, its regulation and diseases thereof have been a concern for the mankind. Understanding of the thyroid hormone(s) has been continuously updated and revised. The contributions from different authors have been incorporated in this book for this purpose. The original work of these contributors will be especially useful in furthering the knowledge on thyroid and help in creating new vistas of research.

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