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Bruce A. Boston M.D.

Associate Ppofessor, Pediatric Endocrinology

Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology

Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Training Program

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Education

  • M.D., Oregon Health and Science University, 0 1988
  • Residency:

    • Pediatrics, Oregon Health & Science University, 1991
  • Fellowship:

    • Pediatric endocrinology, Oregon Health & Science University, 1995
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Pediatrics, 1991

Memberships and associations

  • Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society

Publications

  • "A degradation fragment of type X collagen is a real-time marker for bone growth velocity." Science Translational Medicine In: , Vol. 9, No. 419, eaan4669, 06.12.2017.
  • "Computer modeling of a newly identified THRB gene mutation (S350L) associated with resistance to thyroid hormone in three unrelated patients." Thyroid In: , Vol. 24, No. 9, 01.09.2014, p. 1430-1431.
  • "Cardiac function in congenital adrenal hyperplasia : A pattern of reversible cardiomyopathy." Journal of Pediatrics In: , Vol. 162, No. 6, 06.2013.
  • "Imatinib mesylate causes growth deceleration in pediatric patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia." Pediatric Blood and Cancer In: , Vol. 59, No. 5, 11.2012, p. 840-845.
  • "Congenital hypothyroidism caused by excess prenatal maternal iodine ingestion." Journal of Pediatrics In: , Vol. 161, No. 4, 10.2012, p. 760-762.
  • "Natural history of idiopathic diabetes insipidus." Journal of Pediatrics  In: , Vol. 159, No. 4, 10.2011, p. 566-570.
  • "Prevalence and Trends of Metabolic Syndrome Among Korean Adolescents : From the Korean NHANES Survey, 1998-2005." Journal of Pediatrics  In: , Vol. 155, No. 4, 10.2009.
  • "Predictors of first-year growth response to a fixed-dose growth hormone treatment in children born small for gestational age : Results of an open-label, multicenter trial in the United States." Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism  In: , Vol. 21, No. 5, 05.2008, p. 411-422.
  • "Failure-to-thrive in an infant following injection of capillary hemangioma with triamcinolone acetonide." Clinical Pediatrics In: , Vol. 47, No. 3, 04.2008, p. 296-299.
  • "Childhood Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome." Advances in Pediatrics In: , Vol. 53, No. 1, 2006, p. 23-53.
  • "The hypothalamic path to obesity." Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism In: , Vol. 17, No. SUPPL. 4, 2004, p. 1289-1295.
  • "A novel presentation of familial glucocorticoid deficiency (FGD) and current literature review." Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism  In: , Vol. 17, No. 1, 2004, p. 85-92.
  • "Pro-opiomelanocortin and weight regulation : From mice to men." Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism In: , Vol. 14, No. SUPPL. 6, 2001, p. 1409-1416.
  • "Effect of inhaled corticosteroids on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and growth in children." Journal of Pediatrics In: , Vol. 137, No. 4, 2000, p. 450-454.
  • "The role of melanocortins in adipocyte function." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences In: , Vol. 885, 1999, p. 75-84.
  • "Mahogany (mg) stimulates feeding and increases basal metabolic rate independent of its suppression of agouti." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America In: , Vol. 95, No. 21, 13.10.1998, p. 12707-12712.
  • "Independent and additive effects of central POMC and leptin pathways on murine obesity." Science In: , Vol. 278, No. 5343, 28.11.1997, p. 1641-1644.
  • "Targeted disruption of the melanocortin-4 receptor results in obesity in mice." Cell  In: , Vol. 88, No. 1, 10.01.1997, p. 131-141.
  • "Role of melanocortlnergic neurons in feeding and the agouti obesity syndrome." Nature In: , Vol. 385, No. 6612, 09.01.1997, p. 165-168.
  • "Role of melanocortinergic neurons in feeding and the agouti obesity syndrome." FASEB Journal In: , Vol. 11, No. 3, 1997.
  • "Characterization of melanocortin receptor subtype expression in murine adipose tissues and in the 3T3-L1 cell line." Endocrinology In: , Vol. 137, No. 5, 1996, p. 2043-2050.
  • "The melanocortin receptors : Agonists, antagonists, and the hormonal control of pigmentation." Recent Progress in Hormone Research In: , Vol. 51, 1996, p. 287-317.
  • "Induction of melanocortin receptor (MC2-R & MC5-R) expression during adipocyte differentiation in the 3T3-L1 cell line and distribution of expression in mature adipose tissues." Journal of Investigative Medicine In: , Vol. 44, No. 1, 1996.
  • "Reply to : Cardiomyopathy with congenital adrenal hyperplasia." The Journal of Pediatrics In: , Vol. 125, No. 6 PART 1, 12.1994, p. 1018.
  • "Activating mutation in the stimulatory guanine nucleotide-binding protein in an infant with Cushing's syndrome and nodular adrenal hyperplasia." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism  In: , Vol. 79, No. 3, 09.1994, p. 890-893.
  • "Reversible cardiomyopathy in an infant with unrecognized congenital adrenal hyperplasia." The Journal of Pediatrics  In: , Vol. 124, No. 6, 1994, p. 936-938.
  • "Cardiomyopathy with congenital adrenal hyperplasia [7]." Journal of Pediatrics In: , Vol. 125, No. 6 I, 1994, p. 1018.
  • "Activating mutation in the stimulatory guanine nucleotide-binding protein in an infant with cushing’s syndrome and nodular adrenal hyperplasia." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism  In: , Vol. 79, No. 3, 1994, p. 890-893.
  • "Thyroxine-binding globulin deficiency detected by newborn screening." Journal of Pediatrics In: , Vol. 122, No. 2, 1993, p. 227-230.

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