About Laurie Braun, MD

Research Interest: Insulin Sensitivity and Liver Fat

Mentor: Steven Grinspoon MD, Takara Stanley MD

Original Papers: 

Braun LR, Feldpaush MN, Czerwonka N, Torriani M, Grinspoon SK, Stanley TL. Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 is Associated with Liver Fat Content in HIV-infected Individuals and Decreases after Liver Fat Reduction with Tesamorelin. Growth Hormone and IGF-1 Research.  December 2017.

Braun LR and Marino R. Disorders of Growth and Stature. Pediatrics in Review.  July 2017.

Makimura H, Stanley TL, Suresh C, De Sousa-Coelho AL, Frontera WR,  Syu S, Braun LR, Looby SE,  Feldpausch, MN, Torriani M, Lee H, Patti ME, Grinspoon SK.  "Metabolic Effects of Long-term Reduction in Free Fatty Acids with Acipimox in Obesity.”  Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. March 2016.

Abstracts: 1. Growth Hormone Stimulation Testing: Area Under Curve Correlates with Growth Hormone Peak but not with IGF-1 or Pituitary Volume, Eastern Society of Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA, Platform Presentation, March 2013 2. Growth Hormone Stimulation Testing: Area Under Curve Correlates with Growth Hormone Peak but not with IGF-1 or Pituitary Volume, Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, Poster Presentation, May 2013

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Locations

Pediatric Endocrine Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-2909
Fax: 617-724-0581

Medical Education

  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology, American Board of Pediatrics

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