Richard B Hochberg PhD

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchYale Core Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders | Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Cancer Biology Group; Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests

Steroid biochemistry; Steroid receptors; Synthesis of estrogens; locally active estrogens; SERMs; Radiochemistry; Estrogens and Androgens labeled with high energy isotopes more...


  • Ph.D., Hahnemann Medical College, 1967

Selected Publications

  • Zhang J, Labaree DC, Mor G, Hochberg RB 2004 Estrogen to Antiestrogen with a Single Methylene Group Resulting in an Unusual Steroidal SERM. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:3527-3535
  • Labaree DC, Zhang J, Harris HA, O'Connor C, Reynolds TY, Hochberg RB 2003 The Synthesis and Evaluation of B-, C-, and D-ring Substituted Estradiol Carboxylic Acid Esters as Locally Active Estrogens. J Med Chem 46:1886-1904
  • Labaree DC, Hoyte RM, Nazareth LV, Weigel NL, Hochberg RB 1999 7a-iodo and fluoro steroids as androgen receptor mediated imaging agents. J Med Chem 42:2021-2034



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