Fellowship Training Program in Pediatric Endocrinology

Research Experience

Clinical Research Opportunities

  • Genotype phenotype correlation
  • Adrenal related gonadal dysfunction
  • Psychosexual standards for gender disorders
  • Ethnic-specific prevalence of endocrine genetic disorders
  • Preconception and prenatal counseling for endocrine genetic disorders
  • Therapeutic approaches to non GH deficient growth failure
  • Genetics and mechanisms of gestational growth restriction
  • Initiators of adrenarche
  • Genetics of low renin hypertension
  • Salt and water balance in mineralocorticoid excess, deficiency and unresponsiveness
  • Apparent mineralocorticoid excess
  • Genetic hyperaldosteronism
  • Pediatric bone mineral metabolism
  • Neonatal thyroid disease
  • Growth hormone-immune interactions
  • Type 1 diabetes
    • New therapies
    • Prediction models
    • Prevention
    • Transplantation
  • Type 2 diabetes
    • Prevalence
    • New therapies
    • Prevention
  • Obesity
    • Etiology
    • Complications
    • Prevention

Clinical Trials

  • Growth hormone
  • Aromatase inhibitors
  • IGF-1
  • Metformin and other insulin sensitizers
  • Novel protein hormone delivery systems
  • Transdermal sex steroid therapy in adolescence
  • Growth hormone registries

Laboratory Research Opportunities

  • Molecular genetics, mutational analysis, gene sequencing, and gene expression
  • Biotechnology of steroid analysis
  • Transcription factors
  • Gene therapy techniques
  • Mouse models of rare genetic mutations
  • Immunology and prevention of diabetes