Center for rare Endocrine Disorders (CRET)

Programs and services

  • Interdisciplinary networking of patient care, research, education and training for rare endocrine disorders
  • Integrated diagnosis and treatment of all rare hormonal disorders in ambulant and inpatient with particular emphasis on Pituitary and Adrenal Insufficiency (Addison‘s disease) (national reference center), hypoparathyroidism, hyperparathyroidism, polyglandular autoimmune syndromes, Conn‘s syndrome, Cushing syndrome, congenital adrenal hyperplasia (AGS), hypogonadism but also of genetic causes of endocrinopathies.
  • Specific patient education (especially for adrenal insufficiency)
  • Comprehensive endocrinological laboratory diagnostics (incl. function-tests)
  • Genetic counseling

Cooperating institutions

  • Department of Internal Medicine I, Endo­crinology
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Department of Nuclear Medicine
  • Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
  • Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery
  • Department of Urology and Paediatric Urology
  • Institute of Pathology
  • Institute of Human Genetics
  • Institute  of Pharmacology



Prof. Dr. Stefanie Hahner 


Cindy Hofmann
Elke Davis


+49 931 201-39200
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