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CHOP Physician Wins ASBMR Award for Bone and Mineral Metabolism Research

A renowned expert on metabolic bone disorders, including hypoparathyroidism, Michael A. Levine’s groundbreaking professional achievements earned him the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 2018 Frederic C. Bartter Award. Levine, MD, a pediatric endocrinologist and medical director of the Center for Bone Health at Children’s Hospital…

Gene Mutation Linked to Hypoparathyroidism, Certain Features in Sanjad-Sakati Syndrome Patients, Study Reports

Iranian patients with Sanjad-Sakati syndrome (SSS) show specific gene mutations associated with hypoparathyroidism, severe growth failure, and facial structural alterations, according to a study. The study, “Clinical features and tubulin folding cofactor E gene analysis in Iranian patients with Sanjad—Sakati syndrome,” appeared in the…