Endocrine Grand Rounds

Endocrine aspects of the Prader-Willi syndrome



Date
September 25, 2015
Time
8:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Luigi R. Garibaldi, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Clinical Director- Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Location
1195 BST Conference Room
Category
School of Medicine- Medicine- Endocrinology & Metabolism
Contact
Kelli Lange
Conference Coordinator


412-648-8630
kal134@pitt.edu
Description
The attendee will be able to: 1. Understand the unique characterisitics of obesity in the Prader-Willi syndrome, as compared to other tpes of pediatric obesity. 2. Understand the endocrine abnormalities associated with the Prader-Willi syndrome. 3. Understand the role of growth hormone therapy and its effects on the phenotype of the PRader-Willi syndrome.