“Prenatal Treatment of Thyroid Hormone Cell Transfer Defect to Rescue the Neuropsychomotor Deficit”

Presented by: Samuel Refetoff, M.D.

Learning Objectives:

      1.    Understand the pathophysiology or thyroid hormone cell transport defect.

      2.   Learn why late treatment is not effective.

      3.    Introduction to possibilities of new treatments.




“Deiodinase 1 Defects Presenting with High Serum rT3 Level”

Presented by: Monica Malheiros Franca, Ph.D.

Learning Objectives:

      1.    Understand role of deiodinase 1 in thyroid hormone metabolism.

      2.   Learn about the first identification of a genetic defect of deiodinase 1 in humans.

      3.    Learn about the clinical manifestations and steps required to confirm the defect.




Session date: 
05/07/2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm CDT
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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Speaker Name: 
Drs. Samuel Refetoff and Monica Malheiros Franca