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Roberto Salvatori Lab

Roberto Salvatori, M.D.

Principal Investigator:
Roberto Salvatori, M.D.
Department:
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Research in the Roberto Salvatori Lab focuses on the genetic causes of isolated growth hormone deficiency (GHD), consequences of untreated GHD, and cortisol excess and deficiency. Current work explores GHD’s relation to obesity and indicates that Cushing's syndrome may be under-recognized in patients undergoing bariatric surgery. We recently took part in a retrospective, multicenter, international study to characterize a large series of pituitary gigantism patients, a condition that has not been studied previously in a standardized way.

Research Areas: pituitary gigantism, growth hormone deficiency, hypercortisolism, endocrinology

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