Ursula Kaiser, MD

Dr. Ursula Kaiser is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She is also Director of the Brigham Research Institute. Ursula received her medical degree and completed her clinical Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Endocrinology at University of Toronto School of Medicine in Canada. She then joined Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School to pursue research in pituitary hormone regulation, where she currently continues to maintain an active research program. Dr. Kaiser’s current research focuses on the genetic and molecular mechanisms underlying the neuroendocrine regulation of reproductive development and function, with an emphasis on the mechanisms regulating GnRH and gonadotropin production. Her translational research has involved clinical and laboratory observations in humans, investigations in mouse models, and laboratory studies to elucidate the molecular and biological underpinnings of these disorders. She has had continuous NIH funding for over 25 years and is firmly committed to mentorship.