Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0051p015 | Gonadal, DSD and reproduction | BSPED2017

Consensus for UK principles of management of adolescents and infants with Disorders of Sex Development (DSD)

Matthews Rebecca , Crowne Elizabeth C , Skae Mars

Disorders of sex development (DSD) are a group of conditions caused by atypical development of chromosomal, gonadal or anatomical sex which pose complex, long-term diagnostic, investigative and management challenges requiring expert teams and close collaboration with families and peer groups. The lack of nationally agreed clinical standards for the management of DSD has been recognised by the British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, and these are now in develo...

ea0038p347 | Reproduction | SFEBES2015

Analysis of the human foetal gonadal proteome at 13–14 weeks of gestation

Matthews Rebecca , Filis Panagiotis , O'Shaughnessy Peter , Fowler Paul

Introduction: The human masculinisation programming window (8–14 weeks of gestation) sees testis-derived androgen drive the foetus towards a male phenotype. However, there are few systematic studies of human foetal gonad development.Aim: To conduct a pilot analysis of the foetal gonadal proteome at the end of the masculinisation programming window (13–14 weeks of gestation).Methods: Twenty-eight electively terminated foet...