Stoppa-Vaucher S, Van Vliet G, Deladoëy J. Variation by Ethnicity in the Prevalence of Congenital Hypothyroidism due to Thyroid Dysgenesis. Thyroid 2011; 21(1):13-8. Thyroid dysgenesis is less prevalent in Blacks and more prevalent in Caucasians. Blacks being more genetically diverse, this suggests oligogenic mechanisms accounting for thyroid dysgenesis.
Abu-Khudir R, Paquette J, Lefort A, Libert F, Chanoine JP, Vassart G, Deladoëy J. Transcriptome, Methylome and Genomic Variations Analysis of Ectopic Thyroid Glands. PLoS ONE 2010; 5(10): e13420 Highlighted by the Target Intelligence Service (TIS), a database used by pharmaceutical companies to identify groundbreaking research of relevance for their own work on potential drug … Continue reading »