JESSE ROTH, M.D.; SEYMOUR M. GLICK, M.D.; PEDRO CUATRECASAS, M.D.; CHARLES S. HOLLANDER, M.D.
Dr. Jesse Roth: Our three speakers today have generously agreed to present new and unpublished material. In fact, for most of the data this conference will be a world premiere. As moderator I shall restrict myself to reviews of older data to preserve the continuity between speakers.
The new era in human growth hormone (HGH) opened up about 10 years ago when Raben, Li, and Papkoff, and others reported the isolation and the purification of the human hormone. The specific effects of the hormone in man were rapidly confirmed—not only the growth-promoting effects but effects on fat, carbohydrate, protein, and
ROTH J, GLICK SM, CUATRECASAS P, et al. Acromegaly and Other Disorders of Growth Hormone Secretion: Combined Clinical Staff Conference at the National Institutes of Health. Ann Intern Med. 1967;66:760–788. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-4-760
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(4):760-788.
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