Dr. Priyanka Samji's Profile
B.Sc Hons. (Microbiology), M.Sc. (Biotechnology), Ph.D (Endocrinology and Reproductive Biology)
Priyanka is an alumni from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore where she has done her Ph.D in Endocrinology and Reproductive biology. She has a keen interest in understanding the pathophysiology of various diseases and has expertise in transcriptome and proteome analysis for biomedical research. She has published articles in international journals of high impact factor. She is interested in research, academics, teaching and enjoys writing. Her hobbies include reading, cooking, travelling, dancing and listening to music.
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Hypopituitarism is a rare disorder resulting from decreased secretion of one or more of the pituitary hormones, that causes an underactive pituitary gland.
Cushing’s syndrome is a collection of symptoms such as central obesity, thinning of legs, moon face & buffalo hump caused due to excessive amount of cortisol.
Liposarcoma is a cancer of the fat cells in the body. It can occur anywhere in the body but most commonly affects the limbs, abdomen and groin region.
Diabulimia is an eating disorder particularly in patients with type I diabetes caused by reducing and/or skipping insulin doses.
Melasma, also called as chloasma, is a skin hyperpigmentation problem characterized by brown spots and patches on the face and other body parts exposed to the sun.