Research

Endocrinology Research

Physicians in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology conduct many research projects aimed at improving the care patients receive. Research projects include:

  • The evaluation and management of children with psychological problems related to diabetes including issues of compliance and the impact of the condition on families.
  • The Division is involved in the study of the etiology of growth hormone deficiency and the long term follow-up of children treated with growth hormone.
  • Clinical research into the complications and treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is ongoing in the Division.

In addition, the Division’s research laboratory investigates the causes of poor growth associated with children born small for gestational age (SGA). For more information on research conducted in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, please call 305-243-2920.