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Neuroendocrine Center Bulletin

The Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center bulletin has been published regularly since 1993. All newsletter articles, past and present, have been archived below and are available for your review.

Neuroendocrine Center Bulletin Archives
Of note, there have been significant advances in our understanding and treatment of pituitary disease since the initiation of the Bulletin more than 20 years ago, and early issues of the bulletin should be read wtih this in mind.

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Volume 23, Issue 1, Winter 2016/2017 [PDF version] Volume 22, Issue 1, Fall 2015 [PDF version] Volume 21, Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2014 [PDF version] Volume 20, Issue 1, Spring 2013 [PDF version]
  • Sellar Masses Are Not Always Pituitary Adenomas – What Are the Diagnostic Possibilities? by Brooke Swearingen, MD
  • Cardiovascular Effects of Acromegaly by Alexander Faje, MD
  • SAVE THE DATE Clinical Endocrinology: 2014 - March 29 – April 2, 2014 (CME Info)
  • Research Studies Available
  • Physician Pituitary Information Service (PPIS) - e-mail
  • Supervising Staff and Services Available
Volume 19, Issue 2, Fall/Winter 2012 [PDF version]
  • Reassessing Growth Hormone Deficiency in the Child-to-Adult Transition by Takara Stanley, MD
  • Controversies in the Clinical Management of Acromegaly: Five Commonly Asked Questions by Lisa Nachtigall, M.D.
  • Clinical Endocrinology: 2013 - March 20 - March 24, 2013
  • Research Studies Available
  • Physician Pituitary Information Service (PPIS)
  • Supervising Staff and Service Available
Volume 19, Issue 1, Spring 2012[PDF version]
  • Pituitary Causes of Amenorrhea by Pouneh K. Fazeli, MD
  • Dyslipidemia in Cushing's Disease (CD) by Markella V. Zanni, MD
  • Cushing's Research Presented at The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting 2011 by Beverly MK Biller, MD
  • Save the Date: Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School CME Presents - Clinical Endocrinology 2013
  • Research Studies Available
  • Supervising Staff and Service Available
Volume 18, Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2011 [PDF version]
  • Thyrotropin-secreting Pituitary Adenomas: Pitfalls in Diagnosis and Management by Nicholas A. Tritos, MD, DSc
  • The Role of Growth Hormone in Bone and Mineral Metabolism: Lessons from Acromegaly and Growth Hormone Deficiency by Shirin Attarian, MD and Lisa Nachtigall, MD
  • Hypothalamic-Pituitary Complications of Anorexia Nervosa by Elizabeth Lawson, MD
  • Research Studies Available
Volume 17, Issue 1, Fall 2010 [PDF version]
  • Neurological Complications of Tumors of the Sella and Parasellar Region
  • Growth Hormone (GH) Deficiency after Definitive Therapy for Acromegaly: Part II - Effects of GH Replacement
  • Cases of the Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center: Tethered Chiasm
  • Research Studies Available
Volume 16, Issue 2, Winter 2009 [PDF version]
  • Growth Hormone Therapy in Childhood Cancer Survivors: Risk of Cancer Recurrence and Development of Secondary Neoplasm - Melissa Russell, MD.
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency after Definitive Therapy for Acromegaly: Part I - Quality of Life - Karen K. Miller, MD
  • Neuroendocrine Unit News Impacting Pituitary Patient Care and Research - Cushing's Disease Patient Education Day - Celebration of the Laurie Carrol Guthart Professorship in Medicine in the Field of Neuroendocrinology
  • Research Studies Available
  • Services Available
Volume 15, Issue 1, Spring 2009 [PDF version]
  • Investigational Uses of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone: Focus On Obesity and Congestive Heart Failure - Nicholas A. Tritos, M.D., D.Sc..
  • Update on Transsphenoidal Surgery for Cushing's Disease - Brooke Swearingen, M.D.
  • Potential Pituitary-directed Therapies for Cushing's Disease - Beverly M.K. Biller, M.D.
  • Save-the-Date: Tenth Annual Nicholas T. Zervas, M.D. Lectureship
  • Research Studies Available
  • Services Available
Volume 14, Issue 2, Fall 2008 [PDF version]
  • Potential Cardiac Valve Effects of Dopamine Agonists - Elena Valassi, M.D.
  • Obesity and Antipsychotic Drug Use - Hideo Makimura, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Acromegaly Patient Education Day
  • Research Studies Available
  • Services Available
Volume 14, Issue 1, Spring 2008 [PDF version]
  • Etiology of Thickened Pituitary Stalks - Thomas N. Byrne, M.D.
  • Pituitary Apoplexy - Steven J. Russell, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Save-the-Date: Ninth Annual Nicholas T. Zervas, M.D. Lectureship
  • Research Studies Available
  • Services Available
Volume 13, Issue 1, Summer 2007 [PDF version]
  • Cardiac Disease in Acromegaly
  • Endocrine and Sleep Interactions
  • Insulin-like Growth Factor I Deficiency
  • Research Studies Available
  • Clinical Endocrinology: 2008
Volume 12, Issue 1, Fall / Winter 2006 Volume 11, Issue 2, Fall / Winter 2005 Volume 11, Issue 1, Spring / Summer 2005 Volume 10, Issue 1: Spring/Summer 2004 Volume 9, Issue 1: Fall/Winter 2003 Volume 8, Issue 1: Fall/Winter 2002 Volume 7, Issue 1: Winter 2001 Volume 6, Issue 2: Winter 2000 Volume 6, Issue 1: Winter 2000 Volume 5, Issue 1: Fall 1999 Volume 4, Issue 3: Winter 1998 Volume 4, Issue 2: Spring 1998 Volume 4, Issue 1: Winter 1997 Issue 3: 1996 Issue 2: 1994 Issue 1: 1993

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