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​​​Adrenal Gland Disorder Research Activities and Advances

Through its intramural and extramural organizational units, NICHD supports and conducts a variety of research on adrenal gland disorders.

  • Institute Activities and Advances

  • Other Activities and Advances



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  1. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. (2010). 2010 annual report of the Division of Intramural Research: Diagnosis, localization, pathophysiology, and molecular biology of pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma. Retrieved May 24, 2016, from [top]
  2. Zhuang, Z., Yang, C., Lorenzo, F., Merino, M., Fojo, T., Kebebew, E., et al. (2012). Somatic HIF2A gain-of-function mutations in paraganglioma with polycythemia. New England Journal of Medicine, 367(10), 922–930. PMID: 22931260 [top]

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