Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Endocrinology Publications

Below are listed selected publications by faculty members in the Division of Endocrinology in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  For a more complete list, please click on the faculty member’s name.

Selected Books and Book Chapters
Zimmerman D, Pesce L, Josefson J, Finlayson C. Puberty. In: Davies TF, editor. 2008. A Case-Based Guide to Clinical Endocrinology. New Jersey: Humana Press 427-472.
Halac I, Zimmerman D. Thyroid Tumors in Children. In: Lifshitz F, editor. 2007. Pediatric Endocrinology, 5th Edition. New York: Informa Healthcare 455-473.
Zimmerman D. Diseases of the Pituitary Gland. In: Rakel RE, Bope ET, editors. 2005. Conn's Current Therapy. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders 757-766.
Zimmerman D, Habiby RL, Brickman WH. Disorders of the Endocrine System. In: Green TP, Franklin WH, Tanz RR, editors. 2005. Pediatrics: Just the Facts. New York: McGraw-Hill 263-304.

Selected PubMed Publications

Wendy Brickman, MD
C-Reactive Protein in Adolescent Twins: Patterns and Relationship to Adiposity.
Wang G, Christoffel KK, Brickman WJ, Hong X, Arguelles L, Zhang S, Wang B, Li Z, Xing H, Tang G, Zimmerman D, Xu X, Wang X
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 2011 Aug 10; :
PMID: 21832113
Adiposity is inversely related to insulin sensitivity in relatively lean Chinese adolescents: a population-based twin study.
Ouyang F, Christoffel KK, Brickman WJ, Zimmerman D, Wang B, Xing H, Zhang S, Arguelles LM, Wang G, Liu R, Xu X, Wang X
The American journal of clinical nutrition 2010 Mar; 91(3):662-71
PMID: 20107193
Acanthosis nigricans identifies youth at high risk for metabolic abnormalities.
Brickman WJ, Huang J, Silverman BL, Metzger BE
The Journal of pediatrics 2010 Jan; 156(1):87-92
PMID: 19796772
Association of plasma leptin concentrations with adiposity measurements in rural Chinese adolescents.
Zhang S, Liu X, Brickman WJ, Christoffel KK, Zimmerman D, Tsai HJ, Wang G, Wang B, Li Z, Tang G, Liu X, Yang J, Xu X, Wang X
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 2009 Sep; 94(9):3497-504
PMID: 19584182

Courtney Finlayson, MD
ENU mutagenesis in mice identifies candidate genes for hypogonadism.
Weiss J, Hurley LA, Harris RM, Finlayson C, Tong M, Fisher LA, Moran JL, Beier DR, Mason C, Jameson JL
Mammalian genome : official journal of the International Mammalian Genome Society 2012 Jan 19; :
PMID: 22258617
A missense mutation in LRR8 of RXFP2 is associated with cryptorchidism.
Harris RM, Finlayson C, Weiss J, Fisher L, Hurley L, Barrett T, Emge D, Bathgate RA, Agoulnik AI, Jameson JL
Mammalian genome : official journal of the International Mammalian Genome Society 2010 Oct 22; :
PMID: 20963592

Naomi Fogel, MD
Preventing poor psychological and health outcomes in pediatric type 1 diabetes.
Fogel NR, Weissberg-Benchell J
Current diabetes reports 2010 Dec; 10(6):436-43
PMID: 20835901
Infants of women with polycystic ovary syndrome have lower cord blood androstenedione and estradiol levels.
Anderson H, Fogel N, Grebe SK, Singh RJ, Taylor RL, Dunaif A
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 2010 May; 95(5):2180-6
PMID: 20228162

Reema Habiby, MD
Growth Hormone Excess in Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1-Associated and Sporadic Optic Pathway Tumors.
Josefson J, Listernick R, Fangusaro JR, Charrow J, Habiby R
The Journal of pediatrics 2010 Oct 27; :
PMID: 21030036
Presymptomatic diagnosis of X-linked adrenal hypoplasia congenita by analysis of DAX1.
Achermann JC, Silverman BL, Habiby RL, Jameson JL
The Journal of pediatrics 2000 Dec; 137(6):878-81
PMID: 11113848

Jami Josefson, MD
The impact of pregnancy nutrition on offspring obesity.

Josefson J
Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2011 Jan; 111(1):50-2
PMID: 21185964
Growth Hormone Excess in Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1-Associated and Sporadic Optic Pathway Tumors.
Josefson J, Listernick R, Fangusaro JR, Charrow J, Habiby R
The Journal of pediatrics 2010 Oct 27; :
PMID: 21030036
Rapamycin inhibits growth factor-induced cell cycle regulation in pancreatic beta cells.
Aronovitz A, Josefson J, Fisher A, Newman M, Hughes E, Chen F, Moons DS, Kiyokawa H, Lowe WL
Journal of investigative medicine : the official publication of the American Federation for Clinical Research 2008 Dec; 56(8):985-96
PMID: 19105244

Ellen Kim, MD
Insulin augments GnRH-stimulated LHbeta gene expression by Egr-1.
Buggs C, Weinberg F, Kim E, Wolfe A, Radovick S, Wondisford F
Molecular and cellular endocrinology 2006 Apr 25; 249(1-2):99-106
PMID: 16530935

Mary Kreiter, MD

Jennifer Miller, MD
Evidence of a mechanism for isodicentric chromosome Y formation in a 45,X/46,X,idic(Y)(p11.31)/46,X,del(Y)(p11.31) mosaic karyotype.
Reshmi SC, Miller JL, Deplewski D, Close C, Henderson LJ, Littlejohn E, Schwartz S, Waggoner DJ
European journal of medical genetics 2011 Mar-Apr; 54(2):161-4
PMID: 21078420
Correlates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in Chicago area children with diabetes (DM).
Miller JL, Cao D, Miller JG, Lipton RB
Primary care diabetes 2009 Aug; 3(3):149-56
PMID: 19615956

Anita Swamy, MD
Metabolic factors in the development of hepatic steatosis and altered mitochondrial gene expression in vivo.
Wang S, Kamat A, Pergola P, Swamy A, Tio F, Cusi K
Metabolism: clinical and experimental 2011 Feb 8; :
PMID: 21310443

Donald Zimmerman, MD
Adiposity is inversely related to insulin sensitivity in relatively lean Chinese adolescents: a population-based twin study.
Ouyang F, Christoffel KK, Brickman WJ, Zimmerman D, Wang B, Xing H, Zhang S, Arguelles LM, Wang G, Liu R, Xu X, Wang X
The American journal of clinical nutrition 2010 Mar; 91(3):662-71
PMID: 20107193
Association of plasma leptin concentrations with adiposity measurements in rural Chinese adolescents.
Zhang S, Liu X, Brickman WJ, Christoffel KK, Zimmerman D, Tsai HJ, Wang G, Wang B, Li Z, Tang G, Liu X, Yang J, Xu X, Wang X
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 2009 Sep; 94(9):3497-504
PMID: 19584182
Total thyroidectomy for benign disease in the pediatric patient--feasible and safe.
Raval MV, Browne M, Chin AC, Zimmerman D, Angelos P, Reynolds M
Journal of pediatric surgery 2009 Aug; 44(8):1529-33
PMID: 19635300