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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Cushing's syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Hypercortisolism
  • Nodular primary adrenocortical dysplasia
  • Adrenal cortex adenoma
  • Adrenal hyperfunction resulting from pituitary acth excess
Related Diseases
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News & Events


NCATS Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 17th Adrenal Cortex Conference, Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - Thursday, March 31, 2016
    Location: Boston, MA
    Description: Since 1984 the Conference on the Adrenal Cortex has provided an exciting combination of science and resources for basic and clinical scientists. The 2016 conference will continue the tradition by including renowned speakers who will cover the latest research on adrenal development, hormone signaling, steroidogenesis, adrenal insufficiency, primary aldosteronism, Cushing’s syndrome and adrenal cancer. As in previous meetings, the Keith L. Parker Memorial Lecture will be awarded to an international leader for their contributions to adrenal research.

  • International Adrenal Cortex Conference “Adrenal 2010”, Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - Friday, June 18, 2010
    Location: San Diego, California
    Description: This conference provided a forum for both new and established investigators to present their most recent work, highlighting new findings relevant to adrenal physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology, genetics, and medicine. It was anticipated that these discoveries would provide a framework for further understanding of the function of the adrenal gland and its contributions to health and disease.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Hypercortisolism
  • Nodular primary adrenocortical dysplasia
  • Adrenal cortex adenoma
  • Adrenal hyperfunction resulting from pituitary acth excess
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.