Research into the causes of diseases is essential to advance future clinical care. Our Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism continues to lead internationally-recognized research in hormonal disorders such as diabetes and growth hormone deficiency. Our site currently hosts active clinical trials.
- Improving health outcomes for patients with type 1 diabetes
- Expanding available treatments for pediatric type 2 diabetes
- Perioperative management of diabetes insipidus in brain tumor patients
- Developing best practices for care of children with disorders of sexual development
- Care and management of patients with syndromic pediatric obesity
- Creating systems of care for patients with pediatric metabolic bone diseases
- Evaluating biomarkers for identification of hyperandrogenism in females, specifically polycystic ovarian syndrome and premature adrenarche
- Evaluating the incidence of organic pathology leading to premature adrenarche
- Analysis patterns of host viral response genes in pancreatic islets of type 1 diabetes
- Improving the use of sick day rules to reduce diabetic ketoacidosis admission in patients with diabetes
- Use of growth hormone in patients with chronic kidney disease
If you are interested in participating in an endocrinology clinical trial, please view our list of current and active trials.
- "Development and initial validation of the diabetes family conflict scale (revised)-short form in a racially and income diverse sample" Pediatric Diabetes
- "Pediatric Endocrinology in the Time of COVID-19: Considerations for the Rapid Implementation of Telemedicine and Management of Pediatric Endocrine Conditions" Hormone Research in Paediatrics
- "Health-related quality of life of children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia: A mixed methods study" Journal of Pediatric Nursing
- "Predictors of HbA1c Trajectories in Predominantly Black Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes" Journal of Pediatric Psychology
- "Full Inequities in Diabetic Ketoacidosis among Patients with Type 1 diabetes and COVID-19: Data from 52 US Clinical Centers" The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
- “How Peer Conflict Profiles and Socio-Demographic Factors Influence Type 1 Diabetes Adaptation” Journal of Pediatric Psychology
- “Low Prevalence of Organic Pathology in a Predominantly Black Population With Premature Adrenarche: Need to Stratify Definitions and Screening Protocols” International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology
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