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Melvin M. Grumbach


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American paediatrician.

Biography of Melvin M. Grumbach

Melvin M. Grumbach, M.D. is Edward B. Shaw Professor of Pediatrics, emeritus, the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences:

In 1992, Melvin M. Grumbach and Selna L. Kaplan jointly received the Fred Conrad Koch Award of The Endocrine Society. Grumbach received the 1997 John Howland Award of the American Pediatric Society; the year before the American Academy of Pediatrics presented him with its Lifetime Achievement Award.


  • Melvin M Grumbach:
    Human Sex Chromosome Abnormalities in Relation to DNA Replication and Heterochromatinization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Washington D.C., May 15, 1963, 49: 581-589.
  • Melvin M. Grumbach, A. Morishima, N. Liu:
    A distinctive clinical entity simulating turner's syndrome in boys and girls associated with congenital heart disease, appropriate gonadal differentiation, and a normal sex chromosome constitution.
    The Journal of Peditrics, St. Louis, 1965, 67: 966.
  • Melvin M. Grumbach and others:
    NIH Technology Assessment Conference Statement on Bovine Somatotropin.
    Journal of the American Medical Association, March 20, 1991, 265 (11): 1423-1425.
  • Akira Morishima, M.M. Grumbach, E.R. Simpson, C. Fisher, K. Qin:
    Aromatase deficiency in male and female siblings caused by a novel mutation and the physiological role of estrogens.
    The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1995, 80: 3689-3698.
  • M. M. Grumbach and D. M. Styne:
    Puberty: ontogeny, neuroendocrinology, physiology and disorders. In: Williams Textbook of Endocrinology, 9th ed., Wilson JD, Foster DW, Kronenberg HM, Larsen PR (eds). Philadelphia, PA, WB Saunders, 1998, pp 1509-1625, 1998.
  • J.P. Bilezikian, Akira Morishima, J. Bell, M.M. Grumbach:
    Increased bone mass as a result of estrogen therapy in a man with aromatase deficiency.
    The New England Journal of Medicine, Boston, 1998, 339: 599-603.
  • M.M. Grumbach, B.S. Bin-Abbas, S.L. Kaplan:
    The growth hormone cascade: progress and long-term results of growth hormone treatment in growth hormone deficiency.
    Hormone Research, Basel, 49 Supplement 2: 41-57, 1998.
  • S.L. Kaplan, M.M. Grumach, editors:
    Section XVII. The pituitary. In: Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, 2nd Edition. Polin RA, Fox WW (editors). W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 1998: 2395-2431.
  • S.L. Kaplan, M.M. Grumbach, editors:
    Section XIX. The ovary and testis. IN Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, 2nd Edition. Polin RA, Fox WW (editors). W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 1998, pp 2469-2504.
  • J. C. Lo, V.M. Schwitzgebel, J.B. Tyrrell, P.A. Fitzgerald, S.L. Kaplan, F.A. Conte, M.M. Grumbach:
    Normal female infants born of mothers with classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency.
    The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1999, 84: 930-936.
  • M.M. Grumbach, R.J. Auchus:
    Estrogen: Consequences and implications of human mutations in synthesis and action.
    The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1999, 84: 4677-4694.
  • Bassam Bin-Abbas, Felix A. Conte, Melvin M. Grumbach, and Selna L. Kaplan:
    Congenital hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and micropenis: Why sex reversal is not indicated. Journal of Pediatrics, 1999, 134 (5): 579-583.
  • M. Bettendorf , F. DeZegher, N. Albers, C.S. Hart, S.L. Kaplan, M.M. Grumbach:
    Acute N-methyl-D,L-aspartate administration stimulates the luteinizing hormone releasing hormone pulse generator in the ovine fetus.
    Hormone Research, Basel, 1999, 51, 1: 25-30.
  • M.M. Grumbach:
    Estrogen, bone, growth, and sex: A sea change in conventional wisdom.
    The Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2000, 13: 1439-1455.
  • J.C. Lo, M.M. Grumbach:
    Pregnancy outcomes in women with congenital virilizing adrenal hyperplasia.
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, Philadelphia, 2001, 30: 207-229.
  • Felix A Conte and Melvin M. Grumbach:
    Pathogenesis, classification, diagnosis, and treatment of anomalies of sex.
    In Saunders Endocrinology, edited by L. De Groot. 1989.
  • B. Bin-Abbas, M.M. Grumbach, S.L. Kaplan:
    Syndrome of septo-optic dysplasia and hypothalamic hypopituitarism in 44 patients: Long-term follow-up. The Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology.
We thank Sonia Ameel, Belgium, for information submitted.

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