S28 Glucocorticoid Metabolism in Translation

Program: Symposia
Translational Session
Friday, March 6, 2015: 9:30 AM-11:00 AM
Room 28C (San Diego Convention Center)
**This session is eligible for CME credit**

Donald Benedict DeFranco, PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Nothing to Disclose: DBD Disclosure Not Provided: TB

This session provides new basic and translational information on the following topics related to glucocorticoids. 1)The role of adrenal gland function by ACTH. 2)The role of glucocorticoid metabolism and glucocorticoid excess in adipose and liver tissue metabolism. 3)The development of diurnal delivery systems for the treatment of adrenal insufficiency in man.

9:30 AM
Davide Calebiro, MD, Bioimaging Center, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
Nothing to Disclose: DC
10:00 AM
Jeremy W Tomlinson, BA, BM, BCH, FRCP, PhD, Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10:30 AM
Deborah P. Merke, MS, MD, Clinical Center & Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Disclosure: DPM: Principal Investigator, Medtronic Minimed, Principal Investigator, Diurnal.
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