Scott M. Kahn

Columbia University United States of America

Scott M. Kahn, Ph.D. is Director of Basic Urologic Research at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Institute for Health Sciences in New York City, and Member of the Herbert Irving Columbia Presbyterian Comprehensive Cancer Center, with an appointment in the Department of Urology. Additionally, Dr. Kahn serves as Biomarkers Council Chairman for the International Cancer Advocacy Network. Since receiving his Ph.D. from SUNY @ Stony Brook in 1988, Dr. Kahn’s research has covered a broad spectrum of cancer biology, including work on signal transduction, cell cycle control, cancer genetics, microsatellite instability, biomarker detection, and oncogene addiction. His more recent studies have focused on intracellular expression of the steroid binding protein, sex hormone-binding globulin in the prostate and breast, and its role in androgen and estrogen signaling.

Scott M. Kahn

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This book, entitled "Sex Steroids", features a valuable collection of reviews and research articles written by experts in signal transduction, cellular biology, diseases and disorders. "Sex Steroids" is comprised of four sections, "The Biology of Sex Steroids", "Sex Steroids, Memory, and the Brain", "Sex Steroids and the Immune Response", and "Therapy"; individual chapters address a broad range of recognized and predicted functions and applications of sex steroids. "Sex Steroids" is intended to provide seasoned veterans as well as newcomers to this area of research with informative, resourceful, and provocative insights. Readers of "Sex Steroids" should emerge with an appreciation and understanding of the multitude and complexity of biologic processes attributed to these important hormones, and possible future directions of research in this fascinating and ever evolving field.

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