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Marjorie S Safran MD

InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DivisionEndocrinology & Metabolism

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    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, United StatesBAMathematics
    State University of New York Downstate Medical College, Brooklyn, NY, United StatesMD

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    • MD University of New York, College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY 6/1/77
    • Medical Residency:Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY 7/77-6/79
    • Medical Residency:Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA 7/79-6/80
    • Endocrine Fellowship: University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA 7/80-6/83
    • Assistant Professor in Medicine University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA 1982-89

    • Associate Professor in Medicine University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA 1989-1998
    • Professor of Clinical Medicine: University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA 1998-

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, 1980
    • Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1983


    • UMASS Memorial Health Care, Worcester, MA

    Thyroid Dysfunction

    My research efforts are directed towards examining the non-genomic role of thyroid hormone in brain development and vesicle movement and in determining the subunit structure of the 5'deiodinase type II. My clinical interests lie in the area of thyroid dysfunction, in particular thyroid cancer.

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    1. Rosales MY, Smith TW, Safran M. Hemorrhagic Rathke's cleft cyst presenting as diplopia. Endocr Pract. 2004 Mar-Apr; 10(2):129-34. PMID: 15256330.
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    2. Wang S, Lloyd RV, Hutzler MJ, Rosenwald IB, Safran MS, Patwardhan NA, Khan A. Expression of eukaryotic translation initiation factors 4E and 2alpha correlates with the progression of thyroid carcinoma. Thyroid. 2001 Dec; 11(12):1101-7. PMID: 12186496.
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    3. Wang S, Lloyd RV, Hutzler MJ, Safran MS, Patwardhan NA, Khan A. The role of cell cycle regulatory protein, cyclin D1, in the progression of thyroid cancer. Mod Pathol. 2000 Aug; 13(8):882-7. PMID: 10955455.
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