Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Endocrinology Publications

Below are listed selected publications by faculty members in the Division of Endocrinology in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Selected Books and Book Chapters

Zimmerman D, Pesce L, Josefson JFinlayson C. Puberty. In: Davies TF, editor. 2008. A Case-Based Guide to Clinical Endocrinology. New Jersey: Humana Press 427-472.
Halac I, Zimmerman D. Thyroid Tumors in Children. In: Lifshitz F, editor. 2007. Pediatric Endocrinology, 5th Edition. New York: Informa Healthcare 455-473.
Zimmerman D. Diseases of the Pituitary Gland. In: Rakel RE, Bope ET, editors. 2005. Conn's Current Therapy. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders 757-766.
Zimmerman DHabiby RLBrickman WH. Disorders of the Endocrine System. In: Green TP, Franklin WH, Tanz RR, editors. 2005. Pediatrics: Just the Facts. New York: McGraw-Hill 263-304.

Recent PubMed Publications

  1. Almaghraby A, Brickman WJ, Goldstein JA, Habiby RL  Refractory hypoglycemia in a pediatric patient with desmoplastic small round cell tumor.  J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab  2018 Aug 28;31(8):947-950. doi:10.1515/jpem-2018-0107
  2. Torchen LC  Cardiometabolic Risk in PCOS: More than a Reproductive Disorder.  Curr Diab Rep  2017 Nov 11;17(12):137. doi:10.1007/s11892-017-0956-2
  3. Laronda MM, Rutz AL, Xiao S, Whelan KA, Duncan FE, Roth EW, Woodruff TK, Shah RN  A bioprosthetic ovary created using 3D printed microporous scaffolds restores ovarian function in sterilized mice.  Nat Commun  2017 May 16;8:15261. doi:10.1038/ncomms15261
  4. Kadakia R, Zheng Y, Zhang Z, Zhang W, Hou L, Josefson JL  Maternal pre-pregnancy BMI downregulates neonatal cord blood LEP methylation.  Pediatr Obes  2017 08;12 Suppl 1:57-64. doi:10.1111/ijpo.12204
  5. Laronda MM, McKinnon KE, Ting AY, Le Fever AV, Zelinski MB, Woodruff TK  Good manufacturing practice requirements for the production of tissue vitrification and warming and recovery kits for clinical research.  J Assist Reprod Genet  2017 Feb;34(2):291-300. doi:10.1007/s10815-016-0846-6
  6. Josefson JL, Simons H, Zeiss DM, Metzger BE  Excessive gestational weight gain in the first trimester among women with normal glucose tolerance and resulting neonatal adiposity.  J Perinatol  2016 12;36(12):1034-1038. doi:10.1038/jp.2016.145
  7. Josefson JL, Listernick R, Charrow J, Habiby RL  Growth Hormone Excess in Children with Optic Pathway Tumors Is a Transient Phenomenon.  Horm Res Paediatr  2016;86(1):35-8. doi:10.1159/000447326
  8. Dabrowski E, Kadakia R, Zimmerman D  Diabetes insipidus in infants and children.  Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab  2016 03;30(2):317-28. doi:10.1016/j.beem.2016.02.006
  9. Torchen LC, Kumar A, Kalra B, Savjani G, Sisk R, Legro RS, Dunaif A  Increased antimüllerian hormone levels and other reproductive endocrine changes in adult male relatives of women with polycystic ovary syndrome.  Fertil Steril  2016 07;106(1):50-55. pii:S0015-0282(16)39057-4
  10. Torchen LC, Idkowiak J, Fogel NR, O'Neil DM, Shackleton CH, Arlt W, Dunaif A  Evidence for Increased 5α-Reductase Activity During Early Childhood in Daughters of Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.  J Clin Endocrinol Metab  2016 05;101(5):2069-75. doi:10.1210/jc.2015-3926
  11. Kadakia R, Ma M, Josefson JL  Neonatal adiposity increases with rising cord blood IGF-1 levels.  Clin Endocrinol (Oxf)  2016 Jul;85(1):70-5. doi:10.1111/cen.13057
  12. Josefson JL, Reisetter A, Scholtens DM, Price HE, Metzger BE, Langman CB,   Maternal BMI Associations with Maternal and Cord Blood Vitamin D Levels in a North American Subset of Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study Participants.  PLoS One  2016;11(3):e0150221. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150221
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