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Roy Moncayo

  • M.D.
  • Internal Medicine
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Current interests are oriented at a definition of the endocrine system based on mitochondrial functions and applying this concept in the fields of thyroid and reproduction physiology

Recent publications

  • A post-publication analysis of the idealized upper reference value of 2.5 mIU/L for TSH: Time to support the thyroid axis with magnesium and iron especially in the setting of reproduction medicine

    • Moncayo R
    • Moncayo H
  • Applying a systems approach to thyroid physiology_ Looking at the whole with a mitochondrial perspective instead of judging single TSH values or why we should know more about mitochondria to understand metabolism

    • Moncayo R
    • Moncayo H

Professional experience

Internal Medicine


July 2002 - Present

Deputy Director

Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, Innsbruck

January 1989 - Present


Medical Faculty

Universidad Central del Ecuador

October 1972 - January 1979(6 years)

Co-authors (253)