hrp0082p1-d3-91 | Diabetes (2) | ESPE2014

Feasibility and Acceptability of Robot Assistant in Self-management of Type 1 Diabetes in Children

Al-Taee Majid , Abood S , Garrett Christopher , Choudhary Pratik , Kapoor Ritika R

Background: Robot assisted therapy has the potential to provide emotional and educational support to young patients with type 1 diabetes (T1DM).Objective: To investigate the attitudes of children and young people with T1DM and that of their parents towards the concept of utilising a humanoid robot as an assistant in the management of their diabetes.Methods: A humanoid robot programmed to help self-management of T1DM at home was int...

hrp0092p1-215 | GH and IGFs (1) | ESPE2019

Acromesomelic Dysplasia, Type Maroteaux (AMDM): Impact of Long-term (8 years) High-dose Growth Hormone Treatment on Growth Velocity and Final Height in Two Siblings

Arya Ved Bhushan , Raj Meena , Kapoor Ritika R , Chapman Simon A , Younes Maha , Irving Melita , Buchanan Charles R

Introduction: Acromesomelic dysplasia, type Maroteaux (AMDM) is a rare autosomal recessive skeletal dysplasia, characterized by severe dwarfism and disproportionate shortening of the extremities, predominantly affecting middle and distal limb segments. It results from loss-of-function mutations affecting the C-type natriuretic peptide (CNP) receptor (NPR-B), a transmembrane guanylyl cyclase receptor encoded by the NPR2 gene. Resistance to growth hormo...

hrp0089p2-p318 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty P2 | ESPE2018

SOX3 Gene Duplication Associated with Midline CNS Malformations, Hypopituitarism and Neurodevelopmental Abnormalities: 5 Unrelated Cases

Chawla Garima , Nambisan Aparna K.R. , Arya Ved B. , Muhi-Iddin Nadia , Vamvakiti Katia , Ajzensztejn Michal , Hulse Tony , Buchanan Charles R. , Kapoor Ritika R.

Introduction: Duplications of SOX3 at Xq27.1 are known to be associated with a spectrum of midline defects, isolated/multiple pituitary hormone deficiencies and learning difficulties. We report 5 cases of SOX3 duplication with hypopituitarism and differing presentations. 1)Male neonate presented with poor feeding and prolonged jaundice. Investigations revealed central hypothyroidism and inadequate cortisol response to Synacthen. Appropriate hormone replacemen...

hrp0086fc3.4 | Pituitary | ESPE2016

A Novel Mutation in Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 2 Subunit 3 (EIF2S3) is Associated with X-Linked Hypopituitarism and Glucose Dysregulation

Gregory Louise C. , Williams Hywel , Rahman Sophia , Ferreira Carolina B. , Alatzoglou Kyriaki S. , Kapoor Ritika R. , Hussain Khalid , Gaston-Massuet Carles , Kelberman Daniel , Qasim Waseem , Dattani Mehul T.

Background: A mutation in EIF2S3 (NM_001415; Xp22.11) was previously associated with microcephaly and developmental delay in a single pedigree. EIF2S3 encodes the eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2 subunit 3 (eIF2γ), the largest of three EIF2 subunits. EIF2 initiates protein synthesis by forming a ternary complex with GTP and initiator methionyl-tRNA which then binds to the 40S ribosomal subunit, enabling scanning of mRNA from the 5′ end to...