12:30-2:00 PM

Blaine Kern Ballroom D     


    1. Distinct Changes in Gut Microbiota Are Associated with Estradiol-Mediated Protection from Diet-Induced Obesity in Female Mice Acharya, M. Graham, H. Noh, S. Suk, R. Friedline, J. Chen, J.K. Kim, M.J. Tetel, Wellesley College, USA


    1. Retroperitoneal Paraganglioma in a Patient Post-Fontan: The Association Agarwal, I. Jindal, A.E. Balazs, D.L. Paul, Baylor College of Medicine, USA


    1. Unusual Case of Plurihormonal Pituitary Macroadenoma E.S. Allehaibi, M.H. Almalki, I. Brema, King Fahad Medical City, Saudi Arabia


    1. Galanin-Like Peptide Neurons Are Required for Correctly-Timed Puberty Onset in Mice Decourt, G.M. Anderson, University of Otago, New Zealand


    1. 27-Hydroxycholesterol a Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator: Profiling 27-Hydroxycholesterol Effects on Estrogen Receptor Activity in Mice Asghari, S. Hiramitsu, K. Dao, M. Umetani, University of Houston, USA


    1. Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor in the Regulation of Supraoptic Vasopressin Neurons in Development of Hyponatremia Balapattabi, J.T. Little, J. Cunningham, UNT Health Science Center, USA


    1. IGSF1 Does Not Regulate FSH Synthesis or Secretion Brûlé, Y. Li, G. Schang, Y. Wang, X. Zhou, D.J. Bernard, McGill University, Canada


    1. Aberrant DNA Methylation in Regulatory Genomic Elements Are Associated with Invasive Behavior of Pituitary Macroadenomas: An Integrative Analysis of Epigenome-Wide Studies M.S. Mosella, T.S. Sabedot, T.M. Malta, M. Felicella, T. Aho, L. Poisson, A.C. deCarvalho, H. Noushmehr, J. Rock, A.B. Castro, Henry Ford Health System, USA


    1. Taste Sensitivity is Related to Incretin Response to Oral Glucose Challenge, Dietary Habits and Body Composition: A Novel Link with Energy Metabolism Dagdelen, S.N. Avci, T.S. Solakoglu, C. Simsek, B. Firlatan, I. Lay, U. Unluturk, A. Acikgoz, T.A. Erbas, Hacettepe University, Turkey


    1. Pituitary Microadenoma and Cerebral Venous Thrombosis in a Patient with Transient Adipsic Diabetes Insipidus after Treatment for Craniopharyngioma L.V. Evangelista, J.B. Aragon, Makati Medical Center, Philippines


    1. A Case of Pseudo-Apoplexy: An Unexplored Mechanism of Acute Pituitary Failure J.M. Francisco, D.C. Francisco, M.C. Agcaoili, The Medical City, Philippines


    1. Severe Iron-Deficiency Anemia Leading to Hypothyroidism R.D. Ghiya, S.R. Ahmad, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, USA


    1. Estradiol Protects Against High-Fat Diet-Induced Obesity and Anxiety in Female Mice M.E. Graham, K. Acharya, A. Parakoyi, A. Corcoran, S. Gottipati, M.J. Tetel, Wellesley College, USA


    1. The Effects of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors on Urinary Free Cortisol in Patients with Carney Complex and Primary Pigmented Nodular Adrenocortical Disease C.D. Kamilaris, N. Sinaii, C.A. Stratakis, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, NIH, USA


    1. Ectopic ACTH Syndrome with a Pituitary Mass J.C. Lake, A.R. Crawford, R.J. Comi, K.S. Kuyilan, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, USA


    1. Vitamin B6 and N-Acetylcysteine Protect Hypothalamic Neurons from Bisphenol A-Mediated Induction of Neuropeptide Y Gene Expression Loganathan, E.K. McIlwraith, D.D. Belsham, University of Toronto, Canada


    1. Complete Recovery of Central Diabetes Insipidus Associated with Isolated Stalk Thickening in a Neurosarcoidosis Patient Madan Paramasivan, K. Buddhdev, A.T. Drincic, University of Nebraska, USA


    1. Evidence for Impaired Kisspeptin Signaling During Metabolic Stress in Female Mice R.B. McCosh, K.J. Michael, K. Tian, K.M. Breen, University of California, San Diego, USA


    1. Estrogen-Responsiveness of Female Mouse Hypothalamic Astrocytes: A Developmental Study M.A. Mohr, B.A. Falcy, B.J. Laham, P.E. Micevych, University of California, Los Angeles, USA


    1. Conversion of a Non-Secreting to a Growth Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma: A Case of Rapid Development of Acromegaly Motwani, E.S. Siraj, EVMS, USA


    1. High-Fat Diet Suppresses Basal Lh Pulsatile Levels in Female Mice at Estrus A.L. Negron, S. Radovick, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center, USA


    1. An Unusual Presentation of Delayed Onset Panhypopituitarism after Cardiac Surgery L.T. O’Murchadha, M. Healy, N.A. Phelan, A. Pazderska, St James’ Hospital, Ireland


    1. Cell-Specific Ablation of GnRH Neurons Using Kisspeptin-Saporin in the Preoptic Area of Sheep, but Not Mice D.T. Porter, A.M. Moore, R.L. Goodman, S.M. Hileman, L.M. Coolen, M.N. Lehman, University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA


    1. The Placenta as a Potential Target of Neuroendocrine Disruption: Effects of Brominated and Organophosphate Flame Retardants Rock, B. Horman, A. Phillips, H. Stapleton, M. Ruis, H.B. Patisaul, North Carolina State University, USA


    1. Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal (HPG) and Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Thyroid (HPT) Axes in Cushing Syndrome (CS): A Retrospective Study Shekhar, S. Gubbi, R. McGlotten, L.K. Nieman, National Institutes of Health, USA


    1. Discovering the Function of IGSF1 and Its Role in the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Thyroid Axis C.L. Smith, D.J. Bernard, McGill University, Canada


    1. Vaginal Microbial Diversity Changes across the Menstrual Cycle in Healthy Young Women S.D. Song, K.D. Acharya, J. Zhu, M.R. Walther-Antonio, M.J. Tetel, N. Chia, Wellesley College, USA


    1. A Novel Population of Kisspeptin Neurons in the Medial Tuberal Nucleus of the Hypothalamus in Mice S.B. Stephens, R.B. Liaw, N.P. Di Giorgio, V.A. Lux-Lantos, A.S. Kauffman, University of California, San Diego, USA


    1. Mechanisms Underlying Glucocorticoid-Induced Suppression of Pulsatile LH: Insights from Immortalized Kisspeptin Cells Tian, M.J. Kreisman, R.B. McCosh, K.M. Breen, University of California, San Diego, USA


    1. Familial X-Linked Acrogigantism: Postnatal Outcomes and Tumor Pathology in a Prenatally Diagnosed Infant and His Affected Mother B.K. Wise-Oringer, G.J. Zanazzi, R.J. Gordon, S.L. Wardlaw, C. William, B. Kohn, J.H. Wisoff, S.E. Oberfield, Columbia University Medical Center, USA


    1. Corticosterone-Mediated Suppression of the Reproductive Neuroendocrine Axis in Male Mice J.A. Yang, A.S. Kauffman, University of California, San Diego, USA


    1. Functional Role of Arcuate Nucleus NPY/AgRP Neurons in the GnRH Circuit Regulating LH Secretion E.A. Coutinho, M. Prescott, C.J. Marshall, S. Hessler, A.E. Herbison, R.E. Campbell, University of Otago, New Zealand


    1. Tachykinins Are Essential for the Induction of the Preovulatory LH Surge in Mice S. Leon, C. Fergani, R. Talbi, S. Serap, C. Maguire, A. Gerutshang, S.B. Seminara, V.M. Navarro, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, USA



    12:30-2:00 PM

    Blaine Kern Ballroom D     


    1. Systemic and Hypothalamic Hyperandrogenism Emerges Following Elimination of Ovarian and Extra-Ovarian Sources of Estradiol in Female Marmoset Monkeys Kraynak, R.W. Goy, A. Kapoor, J.E. Levine, D.H. Abbott, University of Wisconsin, USA


    1. Evidence of a Role for Kisspeptin in Regulation of LH and Testosterone Secretion in the Ovine FetusAmodei, K. Gribbin, I. Lindgren, K. Corder, S. Louey, F. Stormshak, C. Estill, C.E. Roselli, Oregon Health Science University, USA


    1. Blocking GABAB Receptors (GABABR) from Birth to Weaning in Mice Induces Profound Changes in the Gonadotropic Axis Bizzozzero Hiriart, N.P. Di Giorgio, C. Libertun, V.A. Lux-Lantos, IBYME-CONICET, Argentina


    1. Hot Flashes, Flushing, and Sweating in a Middle-Aged Man with Pituitary Macroadenomas Boddhula, S. Boddhula, J. Hughes, Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, USA


    1. Investigating the Metabolic and Reproductive Role of AR in Leptin Receptor Expressing Cells Cara, C. Elias, University of Michigan, USA


    1. Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone-Degrading Ectoenzyme Controls Thyrotropin Secretion and Body Weight in Male Rodents Charli, A. Cote-Velez, R. Adair, K. Hernández-Ortega, R. Uribe, M. Anaya-Vergara, J. Pérez-Estrada, M. Matziari, P.I. Joseph-Bravo, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico


    1. Labile Ca-Permeable AMPA Receptors Comprise New Synapses Following Salt Loading-Induced Plasticity in Hypothalamic Magnocellular Neurons Di, L. Harrison, Z. Jiang, J.G. Tasker, Tulane University, USA


    1. NKB Signaling in the Posterodorsal Medial Amygdala Stimulates Gonadotropin Release in a Kisspeptin-Independent Manner in Female Mice Fergani, S. Leon, E. McCarthy, V.M. Navarro, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA


    1. In Vitro Exposure to Bisphenol A, Benzophenones 2 or 3, Have Different Effects on GnRH Gene Expression and Secretion in Mature and Immature GnRH Neurons C.M. Marigliano, P. Arocena, J.M. Riaño Gómez, C. Libertun, V.A. Lux-Lantos, M.O. Fernandez, IByME-CONICET, Argentina


    1. Is There a Cut-Off of Ki-67 Indicative of Pituitary Carcinoma? Ferreira, C.D. Salazar, C.F. Costa, V.G. Gonçalves, S. Belo, J.P. Pedro, P. Freitas, J. Castedo, J. Pereira, R. Silva, L. Osório, E. Vinha, D.M. Carvalho, Universida de do Porto, Portugal


    1. Low Chloride Transporter Expression in Vasopressin Neurons M.O. Fisher, J.G. Tasker, Tulane University, USA


    1. Gestational Diabetes Alters Hypothalamic Development, Microglial Activation, and Insulin Signaling in Offspring R.V. Gonzalez, K.E. Weis, L.T. Raetzman, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA


    1. Leuprolide Injection Induced Pituitary Apoplexy Jaggi, H.L. Slone, R.C. Strauss, W. Zaeeter, V. Palli, Inspira Health Network, USA


    1. Optogenetic Activation of Mu Opioid Receptors in the Medial Preoptic Nucleus Attenuates Lordosis Behavior Johnson, P.E. Micevych, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.


    1. Prospective Study of the Association between Early Adrenarche and Cognitive Function in Children with Cushing Disease M.F. Keil, J. Kang, E.A. Wiggs, D.P. Merke, C.A. Stratakis, National Institutes of Health, USA


    1. The Effects of the Menstrual Cycle and Caloric Restriction on Sleep in Young Women A.E. Kim, B.P. Purse, K.R. Hirsch, A.B. Rice, J.A. McGrath, A.E. Smith-Ryan, J.E. Hall, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, USA


    1. Selective Inhibition of Epigenetic Pathways Has Anti-Proliferative and Pro-Apoptotic Effects on the Mouse Corticotroph Tumor Cells, AtT20 K.E. Lines, M. Stevenson, P. Filippakopoulos, S. Muller, H. Lockstone, B. Wright, S. Knapp, D. Buck, C. Bountra, R.V. Thakker, Univesity of Oxford, UK


    1. The Case of a Dual-Secreting Pituitary Macroadenoma Malkani, D.M. Vodopivec Kuri, A. Restrepo, Lahey Clinic, USA


    1. Activation of Kiss1 Neurons in the Posterodorsal Medial Amygdala Stimulates Gonadotropin Release via the Release of Kisspeptin in Female Mice Fergani, E. McCarthy, S. Leon, V.M. Navarro, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA


    1. A Case of Metastatic Paraganglioma Mohammadi, S.A. Sovran, McMaster University, Canada


    1. Low-Dose Gestational BPA Exposure Alters Circadian Rhythms in Mice Nesan, M. Antle, D.M. Kurrasch, University of Calgary, Canada


    1. Chronic Variable Stress Worsens Effects of Mild Blast Traumatic Brain Injury on the Stress Response M.G. Oyola, A.L. Russell, L.A. Miller, R.J. Handa, T.J. Wu, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USA


    1. Combination of Octreotide and Dexamphetamine to Control Weight Gain in Pediatric Patients with Hypothalamic Obesity Reschke, R. Knoefler, M. Smitka, A. Huebner, Children’s University Hospital Dresden, Germany


    1. Nitric Oxide Induces Spexin (Spx), Galanin Receptor 2 (GalR2), and Galanin Receptor 3 (GalR3) mRNA Independently of the cGMP/PKG Pathway and Enhances C/EBP-β Binding to the Spx 5’ Regulatory Region Tran, D.D. Belsham, University of Toronto, Canada


    1. Tumor Control after Radiotherapy and Temozolomide in a Cushing’s Disease Patient with Giant Aggressive Pituitary Tumors Valente do Couto, B.F. Peres, K.N. Sampaio, N.R. de Castro Musolino, V.A. Cescato, G.O. Silva, E.C. Souza, M.C. Fragoso, M.D. Bronstein, M.C. Machado, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil


    1. Synthetic Progestin, Neural Development, and Cognitive Behavior: A Rodent Model Investigation of a Drug Used in Human Pregnancy C.K. Wagner, R.I. Wood, M. Lolier, A. Phillips, University at Albany, USA


    1. Rapid Glucocorticoid Regulation of Adrenoreceptor Trafficking Desensitizes CRH Neurons to Noradrenergic Activation G.L. Weiss, J.G. Tasker, A.M. Neilsen, Tulane University, USA


    1. Chronic Psychosocial Stress during Pregnancy Affects Maternal Behavior and Neuroendocrine Function and Modulates Hypothalamic CRH Signaling Pathway and Nuclear Steroid Hormone Receptor Expression Zoubovsky, L. Muglia, University of Cincinnati, USA


    1. Differential Regulation of Hypothalamic and Hepatic Reproductive Signals by Leptin and Sex Steroids in the Mozambique Tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus Cheung, North Carolina State University, USA


    1. Role of BMAL1 in Western Diet-Induced Disruption of Circadian Hypothalamic Feeding Neuropeptides M.N. Clemenzi, A. Martchenko, D.D. Belsham, P.L. Brubaker, University of Toronto, Canada


    1. Panhypopituitarism Causing a Life Threatening Prolonged QT Interval Which Can Be Reversible with Treatment of Underlying Endocrine Disorders R.D. Sittol, J.H. Jang, R. Chaudhary, C. Bryan, A. Chokshi, M. Adrian, C. Kim, Englewood Hosp & Med Ctr, USA


    1. Cryptolepine Action on Insulin Resistance in High-Glucose Diet-Fed Caenorhabditis Elegans R.C. Young, K. Jones, R. Gibson, J. Del Ponte, P.S. Dalvi, Gannon University, USA