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Author Archives: Elissa Kline

Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling in the Diagnosis of Cushing’s Disease

Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling (IPSS) plays a vital role in the diagnosis and treatment of Cushing’s disease. Cushing’s disease/Cushing’s syndrome is one of the most challenging diagnosis’ in all of Endocrinology. Testing to aid in the diagnosis can be extensive, time consuming, and can take months to complete. Initially, hypercortisolemia (overproduction of cortisol in theContinue Reading

CSRF 2016 Finances

Those of you who support our work – and to whom we are immensely grateful! – may want to know where our money comes from, and where it goes. This is the second year I have prepared a financial report for the newsletter. Compared with 2015, both income and expenses are less. Our income inContinue Reading

CSRF Represented at the Pituitary Congress and Endo 2017

Late March and early April was a busy and exciting time for the CSRF! From March 29 -31, 2017, President Louise Pace, John Gulielmetti and Karen Campbell attended the Pituitary Congress. We had a display table outside the meeting room and our newsletters were well received. The Pituitary Congress gathers top notch physicians and researchersContinue Reading

Collaboration is Key: WAPO Summit

Collaboration – between patient organizations and between patients, medical professionals, and others – was the theme of the 2nd annual Summit of the World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations (WAPO) held this past May in Amsterdam. When we share our knowledge and experience, everyone benefits. I attended to represent CSRF, which is a founding member. InContinue Reading

Cushing’s Patient Education Day 2017

The Cushing’s Support and Research Foundation held a Cushing’s Patient Education Day on Saturday, October 21, 2017. browser does not support iframe If you would like to view an agenda for the 2017 meeting, please click here. If you would like to read a summary of the 2014 Patient Education Day, click here. This meetingContinue Reading


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