Richard Feelders, MD, PhD Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Richard Feelders is an Associate Professor of Endocrinology at the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
He trained in Internal Medicine at the Maasstad Hospital, Rotterdam and the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam (1993-1999), followed by an endocrinology fellowship, also at the Erasmus Medical Center (1999-2001). In 1999 Dr. Feelders completed his thesis on endocrine changes in the acute phase response. In Erasmus Medical Center he is director of the Endocrinology training program, chair of the Adrenal Center Rotterdam and coordinator of the ENETS GEP-Neuroendocrine Tumor Center Rotterdam. In 2012-2013 Dr. Feelders worked as Visiting Professor at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA.
Dr. Feelders main fields of patient care and scientific interest are neuroendocrinology and neuroendocrine tumors. His research is focused on the pathophysiology and treatment of (non-)functional pituitary adenomas, adrenal and neuroendocrine tumors. A main topic in this respect involves diagnosis and medical treatment of Cushing’s syndrome. Another research area concerns determinants of glucocorticoid sensitivity in health and disease. He co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed papers.