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.
- "Diabetic Ketoacidosis Drives COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations in Children with Type 1 Diabetes" Journal of Diabetes
- "Cushing Syndrome as a Failed Cardiac Screen in a Patient with McCune-Albright Syndrome: A Case Report" Journal of Medical Case Reports
- "The Effect of Nutritional Status on Post-Operative Outcomes in Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery" International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
- "Brief Assessment of Diabetes-Specific Psychological Flexibility in Racially and Income Diverse Youth with Type 1 Diabetes" Pediatric Diabetes
- "Increased Anxiety Symptoms in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes during the Acute Phase of COVID-19 Lockdown" Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism
- "Implicit Racial-Ethnic and Insurance-Mediated Bias to Recommending Diabetes Technology: Insights from T1D Exchange Multicenter Pediatric and Adult Diabetes Provider Cohort" Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics
BDNF: A potential target for pain relief
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor plays a critical role in pain sensitivity and may provide novel ap...
Epigenetic Editing Repairs Connections in a Developing Brain Model
Endocrinologist Joan C. Han, MD, and researchers at several universities and the National Institutes...
Racial Disparities: Type 1 Diabetes and COVID-19
Black patients with Type 1 diabetes and COVID-19 were almost four times as likely to present to the ...