Wiebke Arlt

Colleges, School and Institutes

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Science, University of Wuerzburg

    The regulation of dehydroepiandrosterone synthesis and metabolism

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Cologne

    Adrenotoxic properties of suramin - studies in adrenocortical cancer and African sleeping sickness

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Cologne

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, FMedSci

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London, FRCP


Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Wiebke Arlt leads a large, multi-disciplinary research group, comprising biologists, biochemists, clinician scientists and computational biologists, investigating the regulation and role of steroid metabolism and action in health and disease. She is a Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, where she leads specialist services for patients with adrenal and gonadal disorders.

Professor Arlt regulary acts as primary and secondary supervisor for doctoral researchers and clinical research training fellows, and is a supervisor on the Wellcome and MRC Doctoral Training Programmes run at the University of Birmingham.