Scientific Articles on Adrenal Gland Disorders

The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers and NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Stratakis, C. A. (2016). Diagnosis and clinical genetics of Cushing syndrome in pediatrics. Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, 45(2), 311–328. PMID: 27241967
  • Angelousi, A., Fencl, F., Faucz, F. R., Malikova, J., Sumnik, Z., Lebl, J., et al. (2015). McCune Albright syndrome and bilateral adrenal hyperplasia: the GNAS mutation may only be present in adrenal tissue. Hormones, 14(3), 447–450. PMID: 26188235
  • Blanchet, E. M., Taieb, D., Millo, C., Martucci, V., Chen, C. C., Merino, M., et al. (2015). 18F-FLT PET/CT in the evaluation of pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas: a pilot study. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 56(12), 1849–1854. PMID: 26359261
  • Browne, W. V., Hindmarsh, P. C., Pasterski, V., Hughes, I. A., Acerini, C. L., Spencer, D., et al. (2015). Working memory performance is reduced in children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Hormones and Behavior, 67, 83–88. PMID: 25496755
  • Correa, R., Zilbermint, M., Berthon, A., Espiard, S., Batsis, M., Papadakis, G. Z., et al. (2015). The ARMC5 gene shows extensive genetic variance in primary macronodular adrenocortical hyperplasia. European Journal of Endocrinology, 173(4), 435–440. PMID: 26162405
  • Dénes, J., Swords, F., Rattenberry, E., Stals, K., Owens, M., Cranston, T., et al. (2015). Heterogeneous genetic background of the association of pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma and pituitary adenoma: results from a large patient cohort. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 100(3), E531–E541. PMID: 25494863
  • Espiard, S., Drougat, L., Libé, R., Assié, G., Perlemoine, K., Guignat, L., et al. (2015). ARMC5 mutations in a large cohort of primary macronodular adrenal hyperplasia: clinical and functional consequences. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 100(6), E926–E935. PMID: 25853793
  • Lacroix, A., Feelders, R. A., Stratakis, C. A., & Nieman, L. K. (2015). Cushing's syndrome. Lancet, 386(9996), 913–927. PMID: 26004339
  • Papathomas, T. G., Oudijk, L., Persu, A., Gill, A. J., van Nederveen, F., Tischler, A. S., et al. (2015). SDHB/SDHA immunohistochemistry in pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas: a multicenter interobserver variation analysis using virtual microscopy: a multinational study of the European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumors (ENS@T). Modern Pathology, 28(6), 807–821. PMID: 25720320
  • Tevosian, S. G., Jiménez, E., Hatch, H. M., Jiang, T., Morse, D. A., Fox, S. C., et al. (2015). Adrenal development in mice requires GATA4 and GATA6 transcription factors. Endocrinology, 156(7), 2503–2517. PMID: 25933105
  • Xekouki, P., Szarek, E., Bullova, P., Giubellino, A., Quezado, M., Mastroyannis, S. A., et al. (2015). Pituitary adenoma with paraganglioma/pheochromocytoma (3PAs) and succinate dehydrogenase defects in humans and mice. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 100(5), E710–E719. PMID: 25695889
  • Beuschlein, F., Fassnacht, M., Assié, G., Calebiro, D., Stratakis, C. A., Osswald, A., et al. (2014). Constitutive activation of PKA catalytic subunit in adrenal Cushing's syndrome. New England Journal of Medicine, 70(11), 1019–1028. PMID: 24571724

The following articles describe major discoveries related to NICHD research on adrenal gland disorders:

  • Almeida, M. Q., Azevedo, M. F., Xekouki, P., Bimpaki, E. I., Horvath, A., Collins, M. T., et al. (2012). Activation of cyclic AMP signaling leads to different pathway alterations in lesions of the adrenal cortex caused by germline PRKAR1A defects versus those due to somatic GNAS mutations. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 97(4), E687–E693. PMID: 22259056
  • Anselmo, J., Medeiros, S., Carneiro, V., Greene, E., Levy, I., Nesterova, M., et al. (2012). A large family with Carney complex caused by the S147G PRKAR1A mutation shows a unique spectrum of disease including adrenocortical cancer. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 97, 351–359. PMID: 22112814
  • Carney, J. A., Ho, J., Kitsuda, K., Young, W. F., & Stratakis, C. A. (2012). Massive neonatal adrenal enlargement due to cytomegaly, persistence of the transient cortex, and hyperplasia of the permanent cortex: Findings in Cushing syndrome associated with hemihypertrophy. American Journal of Surgical Pathology, 36(10), 1452–1463. PMID: 22982888
  • Giubellino, A., Woldemichael, G. M., Sourbier, C., Lizak, M. H., Powers, J. F., Tischler, A. S., et al. (2012). Characterization of two mouse models of metastatic pheochromocytoma using bioluminescence imaging. Cancer Letters, 316, 46–52. PMID: 22154086

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