Environmental Factors and Puberty Timing: Expert Panel Research Needs

  title={Environmental Factors and Puberty Timing: Expert Panel Research Needs},
  author={Germaine M. Buck Louis and Leon Earl Gray and Michele Marcus and Sergio R. Ojeda and Ora Hirsch Pescovitz and Selma Feldman Witchel and Wolfgang G. Sippell and David H. Abbott and Ana Soto and Rochelle W. Tyl and Jean Pierre Bourguignon and Niels E. Skakkebaek and Shanna Helen Swan and Marina S. Golub and Martin Wabitsch and Jorma Toppari and Susan Y. Euling},
  pages={S192 - S207}
Serono Symposia International convened an expert panel to review the impact of environmental influences on the regulation of pubertal onset and progression while identifying critical data gaps and future research priorities. An expert panel reviewed the literature on endocrine-disrupting chemicals, body size, and puberty. The panel concluded that available experimental animal and human data support a possible role of endocrine-disrupting chemicals and body size in relation to alterations in… 

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