Reading about each of these famous giants prompted me to dig a bit more to see if there was anything new to report on the genetics of pituitary adenomas. And while there are no earth-shattering developments , it is always fascinating to read about it and hunt for new sources of information.
From Jorge D Faccinetti – cofounder. From the National Institutes of Health – (NIH), US National Library of Medicine, comes the “Genetics Home Reference; Your Guide to Understanding Genetic Conditions”. This is an outstanding resource to help
From Jorge D. Faccinetti – co-founder – The Journal Pituitary published an article on the genetic background of acromegaly. The Authors, Mônica R. Gadelha, Leandro Kasuki and Márta Korbonits provide a great summary of current knowledge in the genetics of this disease. Read
An acromegaly story all the way from Patagonia, Argentina From J D Faccinetti – Pituitary World News co-founder – Carol Mackie Passera (Passera is her married name) is my second cousin. Our maternal grandmothers were
From JD Faccinetti, co-founder and chief editor – I like to ramble, so here it goes. I was musing about how unique and essential this little gland is—the size of a pea, the pituitary runs almost
Mankind has pursued many, many mysteries and challenges, some of which still remain unearthed and unsolved…
The ongoing debates and nomenclature change and reclassification are apparently over, and adenomas are now referred to as Pit-Net’s (pituitary neuroendocrine tumors). Is this good, bad, or indifferent?
“Trauma is not just an event that took place sometime in the past; it is also the imprint left by that experience on mind, brain, and body.”- Bessel van der Kolk, MD From the desk
From J D Faccinetti – co-founder – One of the unforeseen consequences of this crisis is how it has affected our editorial decisions, that is, deciding what to write and when to publish. The media
From the editor’s desk: Articles of note for people dealing with pituitary disease. Here are a few information nuggets we thought might be interesting to share; a few things to think about, to chew on,
From the desk of Jorge D Faccinetti, co-founder – The Spanish Society of Endocrinology or SEEN (Sociedad Española de Endocrinologia y Nutricion) had their annual conference – Congreso, in Spanish – this past October in Bilbao,
Dr. Sandeep Kunwar is by all counts one of the most, if not the most, successful pituitary surgeon today. In this fascinating podcast, we talked about pituitary surgery, his views, interests, passions, and the future. Here are some the