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Center for Human Nutrition


Paul Ladenson

Professor, Dept. of Medicine - Endocrinology
Academic Degrees
M.D. , Harvard, 2975; M.A., Oxon., 1973
Departmental Affiliation
International Health
Human Nutrition
Departmental Address
1830 E. Monument Street, Suite 333
Baltimore, MD 21287-0003
Phone: (410) 955-3663
Fax: (410) 955-3916
Research and Professional Experience

Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Hormone Analogs Thyroid Hormone Action on the Heart



Honors and Awards

Selected Publications

Chin BB, Patel P, Cohade C, Ewertz ME, Wahl RL, Ladenson PW. Recombinant human TSH stimulation of FDG PET uptake in well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2004;89:91-5.

Xing M, Vasko V, Tallini G, Ringel MD, Ladenson PW, and Sidransky D. BRAF T1796A transversion mutation in various thyroid neoplasms. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2004;89:1365-1368.

Xing M, Cohen Y, Mambo E, Tallini G, Udelsman R, Ladenson PW, Sidransky D. Early occurrence of RASSF1A hypermethylation and its mutual exclusion with BRAF mutation in thyroid tumorigenesis. Cancer Res 2004;64:1664-1668.

Xing M, Tufano RP, Tufaro AP, Basaria S, Byrne PJ, Wang J, Sidransky D, Ladenson PW. Detection of BRAF mutation on fine needle aspiration biopsy specimens: a new diagnostic tool for papillary thyroid cancer. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004;89:2867-72.

Ryan LE, Braverman LE, Cooper DS, Ladenson PW, Kloos RT. Can amiodarone be restarted after amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis? Thyroid. 2004;14:149-53

Belin RM, Astor B, Powe NR, Ladenson PW. Smoke exposure and thyroid disease: complex associations in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2004;89:6077-86

Cameron SJ, Hagedorn JC, Sokoll LJ, Caturegli P, Ladenson PW. Dysprealbuminemic Hyperthyroxinemia in a Patient with Hyperthyroid Graves’ Disease. Clin Chem 2005 51: 1065-1069.

Nahas Z, Goldenberg D, Fakhry C, Ewertz M, Zeiger M, Ladenson PW, Wahl R, Tufano RP. The role of positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the management of recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma. Laryngoscope 2005;115:237-43.

Shattuck TM, Westra WH, Ladenson PW, Arnold A. Independent clonal origins of distinct tumor foci in multifocal papillary thyroid carcinoma. New Engl J Med 2005;352:2406-2412.

Hoque M, Rosenbaum E, Westra, W.H., Xing M, Ladenson PW, Zeiger M.A., Sidransky D, Umbricht C.B. Quantitative assessment of methylation profiles in thyroid neoplasms. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2005;90:4011-8

Wu G, Mambo E, Guo Z, Hu S, Trink B, Ladenson PW, Sidransky D, Xing M. Uncommon mutation but common amplifications of the PIK3CA gene in thyroid tumors. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2005;90:4688-4693.

Xing M, Westra WH, M.D., Tufano RP, Rosenbaum E, Cohen Y, Rhoden KJ, Carson KA, Vasko V, Larin A, Tallini G, Tolaney S, Holt EH, Hui P, Umbricht CB, Basaria S, Ewertz ME, Tufaro AP, Califano JA, Ringel MD., Zeiger MA., Sidransky D, and Ladenson PW. BRAF mutation predicts a poorer prognosis for papillary thyroid cancer. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005;90:6373-9.

Pacini F, Ladenson PW, Schlumberger M, Driedger A, Luster M, Kloos R, Sherman S, Haugen B, Corone C, Molinaro E, Elisei, Ceccarelli C, Pinchera A, Wahl R, Leboulleux S, Ricard M, Yoo J, Busaidy NL, Delpassand E, Hanscheid H, Felbinger R, Lassmann M, Reiners C. Radioiodine ablation of thyroid remnants after preparation with recombinant human thyrotropin in differentiated thyroid carcinoma: results of an international, randomized, controlled study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2006;91:926-32.

Schroeder PR, Haugen BR, Pacini F, Reiners C, Schlumberger M, Sherman SI, Cooper DS, Schuff KG, Braverman LE, Skarulis MC, Davies TF, Mazzaferri EL, Daniels GH, Ross DS, Luster M, Samuels MH, Weintraub BD, Ridgway EC, Ladenson PW. A Comparison of short-term changes in health-related quality of life in thyroid carcinoma patients undergoing diagnostic evaluation with rhTSH compared to thyroid hormone withdrawal. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2006;91:878-84.

Nahas Z, Goldenberg D, Fakhry C, Ewertz M, Zeiger M, Ladenson PW, Wahl R, Tufano.RP..The role of positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the management of recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma. Laryngoscope. 2005;115:237-43.

Cappola AR, Fried LP, Arnold AM, Danese MD, Kuller LH, Burke GL, Tracy RP, Ladenson PW. Thyroid status, cardiovascular risk, and mortality in older adults: the cardiovascular health study. JAMA 2006;295:1033-1041

Hänscheid H, Lassmann M, Luster M, Thomas SR, Pacini F, Ceccarelli C, Ladenson PW, Wahl RL, Schlumberger M, Ricard M, Driedger A, Kloos RT, Sherman S, Haugen B, Carriere V, Corone C, Reiners C. Iodine biokinetics and dosimetry in radioiodine therapy of thyroid cancer: procedures and results of a prospective international controlled study of ablation after rhTSH or hormone withdrawal. J Nucl Med 2006;47:648-654

Sundram F, Robinson BG, Kung A, Lim-Abrahan MA, Bay NQ, Chuan LK, Chung JH, Huang S-M, Hsu L-C, Kamaruddin N, Keat CW, Kim WB, Koong S-S, Lin HD, Mangklabrucks A, Paz-Pacheco E, Rauff A, Ladenson PW. Thyroid cancer management in the Asia Pacific region: a report and clinical practice guideline. Thyroid 2006;16:461-9.

Nicholson WK, Robinson K, Smallridge R, Ladenson PW, Powe NR. Prevalence of Postpartum Thyroiditis: A Quantitative Review. Thyroid 2006;16:573-583.

Rocchi R, Kunavisarut T, Ladenson PW, and Caturegli P. Thyroid uptake of radioactive iodine and scintigraphy in mice. Thyroid 2006l;17:705-6.