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Takara Stanley is a clinician in the MGHfC Pediatric Endocrine Unit and a clinical investigator in the Pediatric Endocrine Unit and MGH Program in Nutritional Metabolism. Her research interests include nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, hormonal perturbations associated with obesity, and metabolic effects of growth hormone, She directs the pediatric endocrine training program at MGHfC.
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Takara Stanley, MD, is a pediatric endocrinologist with particular interests in neuroendocrinology and obesity. She completed pediatric residency at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (MGHfC) in 2006, and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at MGHfC in 2009. She directs the pediatric endocrine training program at MGHfC.
My general research interest is the interrelationship between body fat distribution, pituitary hormone dynamics, and metabolic abnormalities such as insulin resistance and dyslipidemia. As a member of the MGH Program in Nutritional Metabolism, I have worked primarily on clinical research investigating abnormalities in growth hormone dynamics resulting from states of visceral obesity, and the relationship of altered growth hormone to other cardiometabolic abnormalities that accompany obesity. Learn more about research at the Pediatric Endocrine Program and Diabetes Center.
View my most recent publications at PubMed
The third-annual Family-Centered Grand Rounds, “The A Team— Building an Effective Healthcare Team,” honed in on the importance of team communication in care.
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