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Society for Endocrinology BES 2012

Poster Presentations

Steroids

Reversal of age-induced dermal atrophy in 11[beta]-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1-null mice
1Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom; 2Colworth Science Park, Bedford, United Kingdom.
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Demonstration of blood pressure-independent diffuse cardiac fibrosis in Primary Aldosteronism- a cardiac MRI study
1Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom; 2Department of Cardiology, Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride, United Kingdom; 3Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom.
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Ageing and social isolation increase susceptibility to anxiety in mice lacking 5[alpha]-reductase type 1
University/BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science, Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
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Genotype-phenotype correlation in 153 adult patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency - analysis of the United Kingdom Congenital adrenal Hyperplasia Adult Study Executive (CaHASE) cohort
1Centre for Endcrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom; 2Society for Endocrinology, Bristol, United Kingdom; 3Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 4Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom; 5Department of Endocrinology, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ National Health Service Foundation, London, United Kingdom; 6Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Department of Medicine I, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany; 7Endocrinology Unit, Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 8Department of Endocrinology, University College London, London, United Kingdom; 9West Midlands Regional Genetics Laboratory, Birmingham Women's Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom; 10Academic Unit of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
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Adipose depot specific regulation of insulin signalling by glucocorticoids
School of Clincal and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
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Negative regulation of 11[beta]-HSD1 by GH in key metabolic tissues may contribute to metabolic disease in GH deficient patients
1School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom; 2Edison Biotechnology Institute, Ohio University, Athens, OH.
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Modifying impact of 17-hydroxyprogesterone and sex steroids on mineralocorticoid receptor transactivation by aldosterone
1Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom; 2Department of Paediatric Endocrinology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
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Oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of triple a syndrome
Centre for Endocrinology, William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom.
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Adrenal expression of the melanocortin-2-receptor and its accessory proteins during sepsis.
1Centre for Endocrinology, WHRI, London, United Kingdom; 2Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Effects of In-Utero Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors on the Ovine Fetal Adrenal Gland
1Centre for Reproductive Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 2Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 3School of Life, Sport and Social Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 4Centre for Reproductive Endocrinology & Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom; 5The James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
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Pomegranate juice intake enhances salivary testosterone levels and improves mood and well being in healthy men and women
Dietetics, Nutrition & Biological Sciences, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
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Suppression of adrenal cortisol metabolism by type 2 11[beta]-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase enzyme (11[beta]HSD2) in the luteal phase of the ovine oestrous cycle
1Division of Biomedical Sciences, St.George's University of London, London, United Kingdom; 2Department of Veterinary Basic Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom.
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Impact of prenatal androgens on glucocorticoid metabolism in an ovine model of PCOS.
1Division of Biomedical Sciences, St.George's University of London, London, United Kingdom; 2MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
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Effects of mitotane on exogenous and endogenous steroid metabolism
1Clinical Biochemistry, King's College Hospital, London, United Kingdom; 2Endocrinology, King's College Hospital, London, United Kingdom; 3Surgery, King's College Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
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The cortisol response to hypobaric hypoxia at rest and post-exercise
1Defence Medical Services, DMS, Whittington, United Kingdom; 2University of Newcastle, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, United Kingdom; 3Dept Academic Emergency Medicine, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesborough, United Kingdom; 4Newcastle and Northumbria NHS Trusts, RVI and WGH, Newcastle, United Kingdom; 5Dept Biochemistry, Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust, Newcastle, United Kingdom; 6Army Medical Directorate, AMD, Camberley, United Kingdom.
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The use of nocturnal salivary cortisol and urinary cortisol to creatinine ratio in the evaluation of cycling in patients with Cushing's syndrome
1Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom; 2Regional Endocrine Laboratory, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom.
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Use of the 250mcg short synacthen test to differentiate between patients with primary aldosteronism and essential hypertension
Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom.
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Rare variants of sialic acid acetylesterase in autoimmune Addison's disease
Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
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Modified-release prednisolone increases quality of life compared to standard prednisolone in patients with adrenal insufficiency
1Clinical Endocrinology, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany; 2Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
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Mitogen mediated Gc resistance, development of model using serum shock
Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom.
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Ethanolic extract of Medicago sativa exhibits estrogen-like activity, increases serum total proteins and decreases serum total cholesterol contents in immature female rats
1Department of Theriogenology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan; 2Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
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Emergency hospital admission rates in patients with adrenal insufficiency
Endocrinology, Bradford Royal infirmary, Bradford, United Kingdom.
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Beware the mean: Addison's diagnoses may present from ages 3-85
Addison's Disease Self-Help Group, Guildford, United Kingdom.
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Medroxyprogesterone acetate-induced Adrenal Insufficiency
Diabetes and Endocrinology, St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust, Prescot, United Kingdom.
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Hypercalcaemia - A diagnostic dilemma
Endocrinology, Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, United Kingdom.
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Risk of iatrogenic Cushings syndrome and adrenal suppression in antiretroviral regimes including CYP450 3A4 inhibitors
1Department of Endocrinology, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, United Kingdom; 2Brownlee Centre for Infectius Disease, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
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Isolated Hypoaldosteronism - management challenge during pregnancy: a case report
Department of Diabetes & Endocrinology, King's Mill Hospital, Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom.
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Life, Death and Modern technology
Endocrine Investigation Unit, St.George's Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
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Bilateral adrenal enlargement with Hypoadrenalism
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom.
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Recovery of the HPA axis after Prolonged Exogenous Steroids - Experience with Three Cases
1Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; 2National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
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Regulation of de novo lipogenesis in human liver by 5[alpha]-reductase
Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
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