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Trainee Name &   Degree
Training Level (predoc, postdoc, med student, jr faculty, faculty, etc.)
Training Period  (years)
Prior Degree (Institution, Date)
Research Training
Project
Current Position (Title, institution, address)
Current Support (NIH,VA,
Industry, Practice, etc)
Loughlin, J. M.D. Postdoc 1979-1982
NYU Medical School
Isolated rate pituicytest of gonadotrope function
Associate Professor of OB/GYN, UMDNJ - Rutgers
Hoffman, A. M.D. Postdoc 1980-1982
Stanford Medical School
Pulsatile GnRH treatment of gonadotropin deficiency
Professor of Medicine and Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford Univ. Medical School
Dunaif, A. M.D. Postdoc 1980-1982
Columbia P&S Medical School
Impact of androgens on the female HPG axis
Prof. of Medicine; Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Molecular Medicine, Northwestern Univ. Medical School.
Filicori, M. M.D. Postdoc 1980-1983
University of Bologna
Physiology of GnRH in the human menstrual cycle
Associate Professor (tenured), Dept. of OB/GYN, University of Bologna
Spratt, D. M.D. Postdoc 1982-1985
University of Michigan
Physiology and Pathophysiology of GnRH in the Male
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Vermont
Brodie, T. M.D. Postdoc 1983-1985
Univ. of Southern Calif.
GnRH regulation of gonadotroopin secretion in the human
Clinical Prof. Of Medicine, University of Arizona; Chief, Endocrinology Division, Naples Community Hospital, Naples, Fla.
Wierman, M. M.D. Postdoc 1983-1987
Baylor College of Medicine (1979)
Gonadal regulation of gonadotropin subunit gene expression; physiology of puberty
Professor of Medicine, Physiology & Biophysics; Chief of Endocrinology, Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine
PI:  R29, VA Merit Review Grant
Mansfield J M.D. Postdoc 1983-1985
Harvard Medical School
Central precocious puberty: Growth & development
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School & Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
Boepple, P. M.D. Postdoc 1983-1986
University of Vermont (1980)
Pathogenesis & treatment of precocious puberty
Professor of Clinical Investigation; Director, Graduate Program in Clinical Investigation at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions.
Finkelstein, J. M.D. Postdoc 1984-1987
Washington University (1980)
Physiology & Pathophysiology of GnH in the male
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Endocrine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital
Santoro, N. M.D. Postdoc 1984-1987
Albany Medical College
Neuro-endocrine controls of FSH/LH secretion in the human female
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health; Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Hall, J. M.D. Postdoc 1984-1987
McMaster University (1981)
Physiology of GnRH secretion in the human female
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
O'Dea, L. M.D. Postdoc 1984-1987
University of Dublin (1976)
Double monoclonal RIA of prolactin; physiology of GnRH in the male
Medical Director, Reproductive Endocrine, Serono Laboratories
Martin, K., M.D. Postdoc 1986-1988
Dartmouth Medical School (1980)
Pharmacologic induction of ovulation
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dichek, H,. Ph.D. 1986-1988
DeLouvain (1980)
Progestin dependent proteins
Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology & Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Washington (Seattle)
Seshadri, V., M.D. Postdoc 1986-1987
University of Mysoi (1983)
Monoclonal antibody RIA of gonadotopins
Pediatric Cardiology Division, University of Miami

Taylor, A., M.D.

Postdoc (Hall) 1986-1990
Harvard Medical School (1983)
Steroidal regulation of gonadotropin secretion during the menstrual cycle; Polycystic Ovarian Disease
Associate Director, Clinical Sciences, Pfizer Global Research & Development, Pfizer Laboratories, Groton, Conn.
H. Landy M.D. Postdoc (Boepple) 1987-1990
Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons (1981)
Urinary gonadotropin secretion in normal and disease states
Medical Director, Growth Endocrinology, Ares Serono Laboratories
Weiss, J. Ph.D. Postdoc (Jameson) 1987-1991
University of Virginia (1987)
Regulation of LH & FSH beta subunit biosynthesis & secretion in dispersed pituicytes by GnRH & activin
Research Associate Professor, Northwestern University Endocrine Division; Co-PI: NIH RO1 X2
Mulder, J. M.D. Postdoc (Sluss) 1991-1993
UMDNJ-Rutgers (1987)
Human FSH receptor kinetics
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University; Clinical Associate in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; PI:  K32
Waldstreicher, J. M.D. Postdoc 1991-1993
Harvard Medical School (1987)
Genetics of GnRH deficiency in the human
Chief of Medicine & Medical Research, Johnson& Johnson Co.
Christian-Maitre, S. M.D. Postdoc (Sluss) 1991-1993
University of Paris (1986)
hFSH receptor signaling and bioassay
Professor of Medicine, Practicien Hospitalier, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France
Lambert-Messerlian,G Postdoc (Schneyer) 1991-1994
Boston University (1991)
Measurement of inhibin dimer and its subunits
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Brown University Medical School; PI:  NIH Grant
Halvorson, L. M.D. Postdoc (Jameson) 1991-1993
Johns Hopkins Medical School (1987)
Gonadotropin subunit biosynthesis
Assistant Professor of OB/GYN, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Callahan, T. M.D. Postdoc (Hall) 1991-1993
Harvard Medical School
Economic impact of multiple gestation
Instructor in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Harvard Medical School
Fuh, V. M.D. Postdoc (Hall) 1993-1996
NYU Medical School
Biologic determinants of LH half-time
Clinical Research Department, Merck Pharmaceuticals
Nachtigall, L. M.D. Postdoc 1994-1997
New York Univ. Medical School (1990)
Physiology of inhibin B in the male
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts Medical School; Director, Women's Health Center, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Boston, MA
Pralong, F. M.D. Postdoc 1993-1996
Lycee College Les. Creuses (1988)
Galanin as a modulator of gonadotroph biosynthesis
Professor of Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland; PI: Swiss National Science Fund
DeSimone, N. M.D. Postdoc (Schneyer) 1994-1996
Sacred Heart Catholic University
Inhibin/activin/follistatin/activin receptor expression and action in human ovarian cancer cell lines
Assistant Professor of OB/GYN, Catholic University, Rome
Welt, C. M.D. Postdoc (Hall/Schneyer) 1994-1997
Cornell Medical School (1991)
Inhibin & activin subunits & receptors in ovarian cancer; Inhibin A&B physiology in females during aging
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; K23 Award; Co-investigator, NIH U01 Award
Seminara, S. M.D. Postdoc 1994-1997
Harvard Medical School (1991)
Genetics of GnRH deficiency
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; PI:  NIH R01 Grant
Georgopoulos, N. M.D. Postdoc (Vallejo) 1994-1996
Bucharest Medical School, Romania (1984)
GnRH & KAL gene mutations in idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
Endocrine Division, Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
Sharpless, J. M.D. Postdoc (Hall) 1996-1998
Yale Medical School (1992)
Gonadotropic dynamics in PCOS; Dynamics of LH clearance in postmenopausal and normal women
Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine/Division of Endocrinology; University of NC at Chapel Hill
Hayes, F. M.D. Postdoc 1996-1999
University of Dublin (1997)
Sex steroid vs non-sex steroid control of FSH secretion in man
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; PI NIH K23
Bribiescas, R. Ph.D. Postdoc (Sluss) 1997-1998
Harvard University (1997)
Impact of exercise on the reproductive axis in males
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Yale University
Lavoie, H. M.D. Postdoc (Hall) 1996-1997
Univ. of Montreal (1990)
Sleep/circadian/hormonal interactions with aging
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Montreal; Consultant in Reproductive Endocrinology & Chief, Clinical Research
Bo-Abbas, Y. M.D. Postdoc (Hall/Martin) 1998-1999
Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait (1999)
Suppression of adrogens in PCOS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Oliveira, L. M.D. Postdoc (Seminara) 1998-2000
Fed. U of Bahia Medical School, Brazil (1994)
Role of KAL gene mutations in IHH
Associate Professor of Physiology, Health Sciences Institute, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Beranova, M. MD Postdoc (Seminara) 1998-1999
Charles U Czech Republic (1996)
Phenotype/genotype studies in GnRH receptor defects
PI: Czech Academy of Sciences Grant
Leupen S. Ph.D. Postdoc (Tobert) 1998-2002
Northwestern University (1998)
Role of potassium channel in GABA-ergic control of GnRH secretion
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; PI:  F32 Grant
Pitteloud, N. M.D. Postdoc (Hayes) 1998-present
Geneva University of Switzerland (1990)
Role of sex steroids, inhibin and GnRH in FSH secretion in the human
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; Funding: Swiss Gov't.
Marsh, E. M.D. Pre-&Postdoc (Hall) 1995-1996; 1999-present
Harvard Medical School (2001)
Circadian studes in post-menopausal women, studies of hormonal dynamics in Caucasian and African American women
Clinical Fellow in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Biology, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Palmert, M. M.D.,Ph.D. Postdoc (Boepple) 1997-1999
Case Western Reserve (1990)
Genetic Influences on Sexual Development in the Human
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland
Pagan, Y. M.D. Postdoc (Hall) 2000-present
Univ. of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (1991)
Estradiol vs inhibin in the control of FSH in women; Is GnRH III the putative FSHRN in the human
Clinical & Research Fellow in Pediatric Endocrinology, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital and Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Meysing, A., D. Med Postdoc (Seminara) 2002-present
University of Freiburg Medical School, Germany (2000)
IHH, GnRH receptor gene
Research Fellow in Medicine, Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Yialamas, M., M.D. Postdoc (Hayes) 2002-present
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1998)
Effect of varying testosterone levels on insulin sensitivity
Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; Chief Resident in Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Pallais, J. Carl, M.D. Postdoc (Seminara) 2003-present
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1999)
Effect of Kisspeptin & related peptides on GPR54 signaling
Clinical & Research Fellow in Medicine, Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; chief Resident in Medicine, Mass. General Hospital (2004)