Adrenal Gland Disorders: For Researchers and Health Care Providers
- 2012 Annual Report of the NICHD Division of Intramural Research
This report highlights the NICHD’s research on adrenal gland disorders, including research by the Section on Endocrinology and Genetics , the Section on Medical Neuroendocrinology , the Section on Reproductive Endocrinology , the Laboratory of Clinical and Developmental Genomics , and the Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics.
- NICHD Division of Extramural Research (DER)
DER also supports research on adrenal gland disorders through the Pediatric Growth and Nutrition Branch and the Developmental Biology and Structural Variation Branch.
- Endocrine Fellows Foundation
This nonprofit organization’s mission is to foster the advancement of fellows in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism through mentoring, education, research funding, and career support.
This website, maintained by the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, gives cancer patients, families, health care providers, and the general public cancer-related information at no charge. Resources include comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and clinical trials, and links to supportive services.
- Young Active Research in Endocrinology
This organization works to increase the mutual exchange between young scientists in the initial stages of their careers, with the goal of improving communication and collaboration.
- The Endocrine Society
The Endocrine Society works to foster a greater understanding of endocrinology among the general public and practitioners of complementary medical disciplines and to promote the interests of all endocrinologists at the national scientific research and health policy levels of government.
- Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society (PENS)
PENS is a voluntary nonprofit specialty organization committed to providing support and education to nurses and other health care providers caring for pediatric endocrine patients and to promoting collaboration and research between health professionals in the area of pediatric endocrinology.
- Pediatric Endocrine Society
The Pediatric Endocrine Society is dedicated to the advancement of care of children and adolescents with endocrine disorders and the promotion of professional standards and education for physicians who care for children and adolescents with endocrine disorders.
- Pediatric GIST
Pediatric GIST is a nonprofit organization providing support through information, education, and innovative research to pediatric patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) and their families. The group’s website includes a page with extensive information on the Carney Triad links to published studies, and a detailed explanation about Carney-Stratakis Syndrome .
- GIST Support International
The GIST Support International website includes information on GIST clinical trials.
Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from the NICHD, NIH, or HHS.
Last Updated Date: 11/22/2013
Last Reviewed Date: 09/30/2013