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Perrin C. White, MD

Healthcare Professional
Director
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Children's Health
1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, Texas, United States

Dr. Perrin White is the Director of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s Health℠, which diagnoses and treats children with conditions of the major endocrine glands, such as the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands, gonads and endocrine pancreas. He is also a professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. White is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatric Endocrinology. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and served as a pediatric resident at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He also completed a research fellowship in molecular biology at Rockefeller University Hospital.

He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Society for Pediatric Research and The Endocrine Society. He also holds the Audrey Newman Rapoport Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Endocrinology at UT Southwestern, with research interests in hormonal conditions and diabetes in children.

 

Representative Publications:

Human Hypertension Caused By Mutations in the Kidney Isozyme of 11 Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase.

Disease Expression and Molecular Genotype in Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Due To 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency.

Glucocorticoid-Suppressible Hyperaldosteronism Results From Hybrid Genes Created by Unequal Crossovers Between CYP11B1 and CYP11B2.

The Product of the CYP11B2 Gene is Required for Aldosterone Biosynthesis in the Human Adrenal Cortex.

Structure of Human Steroid 21-Hydroxylase Genes.