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Journal of Fertilization: In Vitro - IVF-Worldwide, Reproductive Medicine, Genetics & Stem Cell Biol

Journal of Fertilization: In Vitro - IVF-Worldwide, Reproductive Medicine, Genetics & Stem Cell Biol
Open Access

ISSN: 2375-4508

+44 1478 350008

Lynette Nieman

Lynette Nieman

Cheif of Endocrinology National Institute of Health Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Program in Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology 10 Center Drive, Bldg 10, CRC, Rm 1-3140 Bethesda, MD 20892 USA

Biography
Dr. Lynnette Nieman is a Senior Investigator and Chief of the Endocrinology Consultation Service at the NIH Clinical Center. She has been with NIH since 1982. Dr. Nieman is uniquely experienced in the practice of clinical investigation. From 1991 to 2001 she served as the Clinical Director of intramural NICHD, overseeing the clinical care of the institute’s patients and ensuring compliance with regulations regarding human subjects research. Dr. Nieman is also an active clinical investigator, with special expertise in disorders of hypercortisolism, having seen more than 1000 patients with Cushing’s syndrome at the NIH. The Endocrine Society recognized this expertise by asking her to chair a task force to develop guidelines on the diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome. She is the author or co-author of more than 225 publications and has sponsored three investigational new drug applications to the FDA, one of which has been licensed in the US. She is the author of cards on Cushing’s syndrome in the well-acclaimed resource, UpToDate, and she is a co-editor of the Adrenal Section. Dr. Nieman has been recognized for her expertise in a variety of ways: she received the NIH Director’s Award, the NIH Clinical Teacher of the Year Award ,and the Endocrine Society’s Distinguished Physician award. She is the past Vice President for Clinical Science of the Endocrine Society and was the Chair for the 2012 annual meeting of the Endocrine Society.
Research Interest

Hyper Cortisolism

Endocrinology

Cushing's Syndrome

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