Short Curriciulum of Research

Dr Nils Krone


University of Birmingham
Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Contact: n.p.krone(at)

Education/ Training

2010Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH)
2008Sub-speciality recognition in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
2006Specialist registration with General Medical Council UK - CCT General Paediatrics
2005Full registration with the General Medical Council UK
2005German CCT in General Paediatrics
2001MD (Dr. med.) with distinction (“summa cum laude”)
1999Medical State Exam, Government of Upper Bavaria, Germany

Research Experience/ Academic Appointments

Since 2011Senior Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Endocrinology, University of Birmingham, UK
Since 2007Honorary Consultant, Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
2006-2011Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellowship (Wellcome Trust Clinician Scientist), University of Birmingham, UK
2006Samuel Leonard Simpson Fellow in Endocrinology of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP London), University of Birmingham, UK
2004Research Fellowship (ESPE Short-term Scholarship Grant) Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Molecular Medicine; Northwestern University, Chicago/Illinois, USA

Important Scientific Prizes/ Functions


2011European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) Young Investigator Award
2005Schoeller-Junkmann-Award of the German Society for Endocrinology


Since 2013Member of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology ESPE program organising committee
Since 2013Editorial Board J Clin Endocrinol Metab
Since 2013Member of the I-CAH Registry Executive (since 2013), implementation of an international registry for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Since 2013Member (Paediatric representative) of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Advisory Group on Weight and Health to develop MDT obesity services
Since 2012Editorial Board Endocrine Connections
2011-2013Member of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology ESPE visiting scholarship committee
2010-2011Member, Clinical guideline development "Diagnosis of disorders of sexual development (DSD); Member of Joint Society for Endocrinology/ BSPED DSD taskforce
2009-2013Member of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) web site editorial board


5 main publications with relevance to DSDnet (last 5 years)

  • Parajes S, Griffin A, Rose IT, Taylor AE, Miguel Estrada I, Arlt W, Muller F, Krone N. Redefining the Initiation and Maintenance of Zebrafish Interrenal Steroidogenesis by Characterizing the Key Enzyme Cyp11a2. Endocrinology 154:2702-11 (2013)
  • Reisch N, Högler W, Parajes Castro S, Taylor A, Rose IT, Dhir V, Arlt W, Krone N. A diagnosis not to be missed: Non-classic steroid 11β-hydroxylase deficiency presenting with premature adrenarche and hirsutism. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E1620-1625 (2013)
  • Krone N, Rose IT, Willis DS, Hodson J, Wild SH, Doherty EJ, Hahner S, Parajes S, Stimson RH, Han TS, Carrol PV, Conway GS, Walker BR, MacDonald F, Ross RJ, Arlt W for the United Kingdom Congenital adrenal Hyperplasia Adult Study Executive (CaHASE). Genotype-phenotype correlation in 153 adult patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency – analysis of the United Kingdom Congenital adrenal Hyperplasia Adult Study Executive (CaHASE) cohort. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98: E346-254 (2013)
  • Krone N, Reisch N, Idkowiak J, Dhir V, Ivison HE, Hughes BA, Rose IT, Holmes D, Barton T, Cole TR, Collins F, Cragun D, Dattani MT, Day R, Gottschalk M, Gregory JW, Haim M, Haskins Olney A, Hauffa BP, Hindmarsh PC, Hopkin R, Jira P, Maiter A, Nielsen S, O’Riordan SM, Roth CL, Shane K, Silink M, Sweeney E, Szarras-Czapnik M, Williamson L, Wudy SA, Hartmann M, Taylor NF, Malunowicz E, Shackleton CHL, Arlt W. Genotype-phenotype analysis in congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to P450 oxidoreductase deficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E257-67 (2012)
  • Parajes S, Kamrath C, Rose IT, Mooij CM, Dhir V, Arlt W, Krone N. A Novel Entity of Clinically Isolated Adrenal Insufficiency Caused by a Partially Inactivating Mutation of the Gene Encoding for P450 Side Chain Cleavage Enzyme (CYP11A1). J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E1798-1806 (2011)