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Goodman's Basic Medical Endocrinology - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780128158449, 9780128203347

Goodman's Basic Medical Endocrinology

5th Edition

Authors: Elizabeth Holt Beatrice Lupsa Grace Lee Hanan Bassyouni Harry E. Peery
eBook ISBN: 9780128203347
eBook ISBN: 9780128158456
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128158449
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 29th March 2021
Page Count: 552
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Goodman's Basic Medical Endocrinology, Fifth Edition, has been student tested and approved for decades. This essential textbook provides up-to-date coverage of rapidly unfolding advances in the understanding of hormones involved in regulating most aspects of bodily functions. It is richly illustrated in full color with both descriptive schematic diagrams and laboratory findings obtained in clinical studies. This is a classic reference for moving forward into advanced study.

Key Features

  • Clinical case studies in every chapter
  • E-book version available with every copy for obtaining images and tables for lectures or notes
  • Clinicians added as co-authors to enhance usefulness by physicians and medical students and residents
  • Detailed molecular biology of hormones and hormone action for graduate and advanced undergraduate students
  • Expanded and updated color images emphasizing hormone action at the molecular level
  • In-depth molecular biology and clinical sections boxed for ease of access


Upper division undergraduate and graduate students in biology, physiology, zoology; medical students; researchers and professionals in endocrinology. Biomedical researchers, graduate students, and fellows in the fields of endocrinology

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    2. Pituitary gland
    3. Thyroid gland
    4. The adrenal glands
    5. Principles of hormone integration
    6. Hormones of the gastrointestinal tract
    7. The pancreatic islets  
    8. Hormonal regulation of fuel metabolism
    9. Regulation of salt and water balance
    10. Hormonal regulation of calcium balance
    11. Hormonal control of growth
    12. Hormonal control of reproduction in the male
    13. Hormonal control of reproduction in the female: the menstrual cycle
    14. Hormonal control of pregnancy and lactation


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About the Authors

Elizabeth Holt

Dr. Holt is the co-director of the Yale Endocrine Neoplasia Group; past president of the Connecticut Endocrine Society; and has been recognized many times as a top doctor by Connecticut magazine.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States

Beatrice Lupsa

Dr. Beatrice Lupsa is an Endocrinologist at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. She has a large academic clinical practice at the Yale Diabetes Center. Her clinical and academic interests include type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular complications of diabetes, extreme forms of insulin resistance and lipodystrophy. Dr. Lupsa has expertise in continuous glucose monitoring systems, insulin pumps and in managing complicated diabetes cases. She is a dedicated clinician-educator training residents and fellows. She has authored many articles and book chapters and has been an invited reviewer for several endocrinology journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States

Grace Lee

Dr. Grace S. Lee is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT, United States. Dr. Lee received her undergraduate B.S. degree from UCLA in Los Angeles, CA and her M.D. degree from New York University School of Medicine in New York, NY. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine as well as her fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. Dr. Lee has a clinical practice that treats patients with metabolic bone disease, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, adrenal disease, pituitary disease, and diabetes mellitus.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States; Endocrinologist, VA CT Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, United States

Hanan Bassyouni

Dr. Bassyouni is heavily involved in the education of trainees at different levels of UME and PGME at the Cumming School of Medicine, the University of Calgary. She is a member of the endocrinology division which spans six medical sites across Calgary with a team of 25 members who provide their expert service in the Diabetes Center, the David Hanley Osteoporosis center, the multidisciplinary thyroid cancer and thyroid nodule clinic, the endocrine hypertension clinic, the Diabetes in Pregnancy program, the Neuroendocrine clinic and in general Endocrinology clinics. Dr. Bassyouni provides out reach endocrinology consultant service to several clinics serving underprivileged and marginalized populations.

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Associate Professor, Cumming School of Medicine; Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine; Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

Harry E. Peery

Dr. Peery is a professor who has taught medical and graduate students at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary as well as at professional schools in other universities in the United States and Canada. In addition, he is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the School of Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University, his MSc from Ohio State University, and his PhD from the University of Saskatchewan. At the University of Calgary, he is a member of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and is an Associate Member of the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Research Institute. He currently works in the lab of Dr. Karl Riabowol in the Cumming School of Medicine where he focuses his research on the pathogenesis of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, cancer biomarkers, and glioblastoma. He is one of the founding directors of The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation, Inc., headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, and Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Research Institute, Laboratory of Dr. Karl Riabowol, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Department of Bioengineering, School of Medicine and College of Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA; Faculty of Health Disciplines, Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta, Canada. Founding Director and Basic Science Director, Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation, Inc., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.


Praise for previous editions:
"...provides a solid overview of endocrine function and introductory text that provides a solid basis of background information for the aspiring clinician, or for students planning to progress in a direction that investigates a broader range of organisms." --GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY

"...presents the subject of human endocrinology in a way that actually makes the reader want more...this is an outstanding text for medical students, graduate students, and researchers who need a good reference book in the field." --LIFE SCIENCE BOOK REVIEW

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