Hammer Laboratory

Classic molecular approaches to signaling and transcriptional activation are combined with whole animal biology to examine adrenocortical development and function as it pertains to human disease.

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Welcome to Hammer Laboratory

Dr. Hammer's research focuses on the molecular underpinnings of adrenocortical growth in development and cancer. His laboratory's goals are to characterize the adrenocortical stem/ progenitor cell population and elucidate how altered regulation of these cells contributes to adrenocortical disease, namely hypoplasias, dysplasias and cancer.

Recent News

The genetics of adrenocortical carcinoma revealed

Vulnerability and Presence in Science and Medicine - TEDx talk Dr. Hammer

Drs. Tobias Else and Gary Hammer discuss "Adrenocortical Carcinoma"

The Ambassador Exchange program from the Endocrine Society 2014

A New Hope for Adrenal Cancer - Endocrine News April 2013