hrp0092rfc8.3 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty Session 1 | ESPE2019

Central Precocious Puberty Caused by Novel Mutations in the Promoter and 5'-UTR Region of the Imprinted MKRN3 Gene

Fanis Pavlos , Skordis Nicos , Toumba Meropi , Papaioannou Nikoletta , Makris Anestis , Kyriakou Andreas , Neocleous Vassos , Phylactou Leonidas

Background: Central Precocious Puberty (CPP) is clinically defined by the development of secondary sexual characteristics before the age of 8 years in girls and 9 years in boys. To date, mutations in the coding region of KISS1, KISS1R, DLK1 and MKRN3 genes have been reported as causative for CPP. This study investigated the presence of causative mutations in both the promoter and the 5'-UTR regions of the MKRN3 ...

hrp0089p2-p024 | Adrenals and HPA Axis P2 | ESPE2018

The Effectiveness of a Stress-Management Intervention Program in Behavioral Parameters and Hair Cortisol Concentrations in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Kapogiannis August , Makris Gerasimos , Mantzou Aimilia , Bachourou Theodora , Darviri Christina , Chrousos George , Pervanidou Panagiota

Background: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurodevelopmental condition in school-aged children, with a prevalence of 5–8%. In individuals with ADHD, there is an attenuated biologic stress response to challenging situations.Objective: This study aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of an 8-week stress management program, comprising self-applied cognitive exercises, on stress perception and anxiety symptoms, sleep...

hrp0089p1-p203 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty P1 | ESPE2018

Serum Concentrations of the Endocrine Disruptors-organochlorine Pesticides (OCPs) in Greek Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Makris Gerasimos , Chrousos George , Sabico Shaun , Abd-Alrahman Sherif , Al-Daghri Nasser , Chouliaras George , Pervanidou Panagiota

Background: The exposure to environmental toxicants has been estimated to contribute directly to 3% of human neurodevelopmental disabilities (NDDs). Organochlorine pesticides (OCPs), which are widespread persistent organic pollutants, have been implicated mainly because of their endocrine disruptive nature. Several studies have reported the above relations between maternal serum, the placenta barrier and the breast milk levels of OCPs and NDDs.Aim: The a...