Authors

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Nobuyuki Amino, M.D.
Kuma Hospital, Center for Excellence in Thyroid Care, 8-2-35 Shimoyamate-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0011, Japan, namino@kuma-h.or.jp
Takashi Akamizu, M.D., Ph.D.
Takashi Akamizu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman, The First Department of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, 811-1 Kimi-idera, Wakayama 641-8509, Japan, akamizu@wakayama-med.ac.jp 
Juan Bernal, M.D., Ph.D.
Juan Bernal, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Research Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, CSIC-UAM Center for Biomedical Research On Rare Diseases (CIBERER) Arturo Duperier 4, 28029 Madrid, Spain
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Luigi Bartalena, M.D.
Luigi Bartalena, M.D.
Professor of Endocrinology University of Insubria Ospedale di Circolo Viale Borri, 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
Paolo Beck-Peccoz, M.D.
Paolo Beck-Peccoz, M.D.
Professor of Endocrinology University of Milan Institute of Endocrine Sciences Padiglione Granelli Via Francesco Sforza 35 20122 Milano, Italy Tel: +39-02-55033331 Tel: +39-02-50320607 Fax: +39-02-50320605
Manfred Blum, M.D.
Manfred Blum, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Radiology, Director Thyroid Unit, New York University School of Medicine, 530 First Ave, New York, New York 10016 Tel: 1-212-263-7444
Rosalind S. Brown, M.D.
Rosalind S. Brown, M.D.
Director, Clinical Trials Research Division of Endocrinology, Children's Hospital Boston Associate Professor of Pediatrics Harvard Medical School 300 Longwood Ave. Boston, MA 02115 University of Massachusetts Medical Center Department of Pediatrics 55 Lake Avenue North Worcester, MA 01655 Tel: 1-508-856-4280 Fax: 1-508-856-4287
Creswell J. Eastman, M.D.
Creswell J. Eastman, M.D.
Professor of Medicine University of Sydney Medical School Medical Foundation Building (K25) Level 6 92-94 Parramatta Rd,Camperdown 2042 Consultant Endocrinologist Westmead Private Hospital; Medicine ICCIDD Regional Coordinator Asia Pacific Region and Vice Chairman PO Box 478 St Leonards Sydney NSW 2065 Australia
Jan J. M. De Vijlder, M.D.
Academic Medical Center Meibergdreef 9 NL-1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands Tel: 011-31-20-566-2028 Fax: 011-31-20-691-7735
Jacques Dumont, M.D.
IRIBHM School of Medicine, University of Brussels Belgium & Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries University of Berlin Berlin, Germany Universite Libre de Bruxelles Campus Hopital Erasme/Bldg C 808 Route de Lennik B-1070 Bruxelles, Belgium Tel: 011-32-2-555-4134 Fax: 011-32-2-555-4655
Hossein Gharib, M.D.
Hossein Gharib, M.D.
Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Nutrition Rochester, Minnesota, USA Endocrinology and Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic 200 1st St. SW Rochester, MN 55905-0001 Tel: 507-284-9576 Fax: 507-284-5745
Daniel Glinoer, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine & Cheif of the Endocrine Division Department of Internal Medicine University Hospital Sant-Pierre - Universite Libre de Bruxelles Rue Haute, 322 B-1000 Bruxelles, Belgium Tel: 011-32-2-535-4516 Fax: 011-32-2-535-4211
Georg Hennemann, M.D.
Georg Hennemann, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology Medical Center Viken, Bilthoven Offenberglaan 1, flat 1A 2594 BM The Hague, Netherlands Tel: +31 70 383778537 Fax: +31 70 3817917
Basil Hetzel, MD
Basil Hetzel, MD
Chairman, ICCIDD Health Development Foundation,Samuel Way Bld Adelaide Medical Center for Women and Children 12 King William Road North Adelaide 5006, Australia
Edwin Kaplan, M.D.
Edwin Kaplan, M.D.
Department of Surgery/MC 5031 The University of Chicago 5841 South Maryland Avenue Chicago, IL 60637-1470 Tel: 1-773-702-6155 Fax: 1-773-702-0564
John Lazarus, MA, MD, FRCP, FRCOG, FACE
Professor of Clinical Endocrinology, Cardiff School of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Stefano Mariotti, M.D.
Stefano Mariotti, M.D.
Department of Endocrinology Institute of Internal Medicine University of Cagliari Policlinico Universitario S.S. 554, Bivio per Sestu I-09042 Monserrato CA, ITALY Tel: 011-39-70-602-86430 Fax: 011-39-70-602-86429
Geraldo Medeiros-Neto, M.D.
Geraldo Medeiros-Neto, M.D.
Thyroid Research Laboratory (LIM-25), University of São Paulo Medical School Av. Dr. Arnaldo, 455 - 4A 01246-900 São Paulo, SP Brazil Tel: (5511)3064-6835 Tel: (5511)3812-5711 Fax: (5511)3031-5194
Furio Pacini, M.D.
Furio Pacini, M.D.
Professor of Endocrinology, Director, Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Luca Persani, M.D., Ph.D.
Luca Persani, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Endocrinology University of Milan Institute of Endocrine Sciences Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS Via Zucchi 18 . 20095 Cusano, Milan, Italy Tel.: +39-02-58211432 Fax: +39-02-50320605
Samuel Refetoff, M.D.
Samuel Refetoff, M.D.
Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Committees on Genetics and Molecular Medicine and the J.P. Kennedy Jr. Mental Retardation Research Center, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637-1470
Françoise Miot, Ph.D.
IRIBHM, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Campus Erasme, BatC, 808,route de Lennik, B-1070 Brussels, Belgium ; fmiot@ulb.ac.be; jedumont@ulb.ac.be
Robin P. Peeters, M.D. Ph.D.
Robin P. Peeters, M.D. Ph.D.
Dept. of Endocrinology, Room Ee 502 Erasmus University Medical Center Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE, Rotterdam The Netherlands, Tel+31-10-7043363 Fax: +31-10-7035430 Clinical Endocrinology Branch, Room 8N316 NIH, NIDDK, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, 20892 MD, USA Tel: +1-301-443-2822
Bernard Rousset
Faculté de Médecine Lyon-Est, Site Laennec - UMR 664 Inserm, 69372 LYON Cedex 08 Fédération de Biochimie et Biologie Spécialisée, Hôpital Edouard-Herriot, 69437 Lyon cedex 03, France ; Bernard.Rousset@sante.univ-lyon1.fr
David Sarne, M.D.
David Sarne, M.D.
Director, Endocrine Clinic Department of Medicine Section of Endocrinology (M-C 640), University of Illinois College of Medicine 1819 West Polk Street Chicago, IL 60612-7333 Tel: 1-312-996-6060 Fax: 1-312-413-0437
Carole A. Spencer, Ph.D.
Carole A. Spencer, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine University of Southern California Technical Director USC Endocrine Laboratories Edmondson Building, Room 111.1840 North Soto Street Los Angeles, CA 90032 GCRC 6602 Department of Medicine Univ of Southern Calif, Medical School 2025 Zonal Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90033-4526 Tel: 213-226-4962 Fax: 213-226-4969
Jim Stockigt M.D., FRACP, FRCPA
Jim Stockigt M.D., FRACP, FRCPA
Monash University and Alfred and Epworth Hospitals Melbourne, Australia Tel: +613-9276-2460 Fax: +613-9276-3782
Gilbert Vassart, M.D.
Gilbert Vassart, M.D.
IRIBHN Campus Hopital Erasme Universite Libre de Bruxelles Campus Hopital Erasme/Bldg. C 808 Route de Lennik B-1070 Bruxelles, BELGIUM
Theo J. Visser, Ph.D.
Department of Internal Medicine III Erasmus University Medical School Molewater Plein 50 Dr. 3015 GE, Rotterdam THE NETHERLANDS Tel: 011-31-10-463-5463 Fax: 011-31-10-463-5430
Anthony Weetman
Anthony Weetman
Professor of Medicine and Pro Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2HQ, England
Wilmar M. Wiersinga, M.D.
Wilmar M. Wiersinga, M.D.
Department of Endocrinology F5-171 Academic Medical Center Meibergdreef 9 NL-1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands Tel: 011-31-20-566-6071 Fax: 011-31-20-566-4440
Paul M. Yen, M.D.
Associate Professor Laboratory of Hormonal Regulation, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease Program Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Level 8, Singapore 169857 Molecular Regulation and Neuroendocrinology Section Clinical Endocrinology Branch, NIDDK National Institutes of Health Bdg 10 Rm 8D12 9000 Rockville Pike Bethesda, M.D. 20892 Tel: 301-594-6797
Michael Zimmermann, M.D.
Editor, IDD Newsletter International Council for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD), Laboratory for Human Nutrition Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zürich ETH Zentrum, Building LFV, Room E19 Schmelzbergstrasse 7, CH - 8092 Zürich, Switzerland Tel: 0041-44-632-8657 / Fax. 0041-44-632-1470
Peter Angelos, M.D., Ph.D.
Peter Angelos, M.D., Ph.D.
Paolo E. Macchia, M.D.
Professor of Medicine Universit
Gianfranco Fenzi, M.D.
Professor of Medicine Universit
Jayne Franklyn
Jayne Franklyn
Michael Shephard
Rohit Sinha, M.D.
Research Fellow Laboratory of Hormonal Regulation Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease Program Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School 8 College Road, Level 8 Singapore 169857
John T. Dunn, M.D.
R Opitz
R. Opitz
D Christophe
P.P. Roger
Peter Medeiros
Wesley Leggette
Diana S. Dean, MD, FACE
Consultant, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; Assistant Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Alexandra M. Dumitrescu
Corinne Dupuy
Oncogenese thyroidienne, Institut Gustave Roussy, FRE2939 CNRS, 39 rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif, France dupuy@igr.fr
Peter Kopp
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine & Director ad interim Center for Genetic Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern, University, Chicago
Roy E. Weiss, MD, PhD
Roy E. Weiss, MD, PhD
Rabbi Esformes Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics Chief, Section of Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Deputy Provost for Research Executive Vice Chair of Medicine
Laszlo Hegedus
Faculty Member Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
Mahmood Gharib
Bryan Haugen
Bryan Haugen
Professor of Medicine and Pathology Head, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes Mary Rossick Kern and Jerome H. Kern Chair in Endocrine Neoplasms Research
Alex Stagnaro-Green
Dr James Hennessey, M.D.
Dr James Hennessey, M.D.
FACP Division of Endocrinology Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School Boston MA, USA
Kevin Hammond
Curtner
Bruce Goguen
Roland Von Ohlsen
Raymon H. Grogan, MD
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Erin Keely, MD, FRCPC
Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Ottawa Hospital, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Obstetrics/Gynecology, University of Ottawa
Linda A Barbour, MD, MSPG, FACP
Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Divisions of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Mark E. Molitch, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Joseph L. Evans, Ph.D.
P & N Development Ventures, Saint Louis, MO USA
Mi-Kyung Bahng, Ph.D.
ESM Technologies, Springfield, MO USA
R Michael Tuttle, MD
Endocrinology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, 10021
Mona M. Sabra, MD
Endocrinology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, 10021
Martin Schlumberger , MD
Professor of Oncology, University of Paris-Sud, Director, Nuclear Medicine and Endocrine Tumors Division, Institut Gustave-Roussy, Villejuif, Paris, France.
Joshua Klopper
University of Colorado School of Medicine
James A. Fagin
Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program and Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.
Alan Ho
Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.
Gunnar Kleinau, MD
Charité-Universitätsmedizin Campus Virchow Klinikum Institut für Experimentelle Pädiatrische Endokrinologie Ostring 3, Raum 0.0042 Augustenburgerplatz 1 13353 Berlin