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Hershel Raff

Endocrine Research Laboratory

Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center

Aurora St. Luke's Physician's Office Bldg

2801 W KK River Pky Suite 245



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  • Endocrine Research Laboratory, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, Aurora St. Luke's Physician's Office Bldg, 2801 W KK River Pky Suite 245, USA. 2012
  • Endocrine Research Laboratory, Endocrine-Diabetes Center, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee, USA. 1999 - 2011
  • Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Endocrine Research Laboratory, St. Luke's Medical Center, USA. 2005
  • Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA. 1999


  1. The realities of salivary cortisol sampling in the real world: Reply to the Letter to the Editor from Belaya and Melnichenko. Raff, H. Endocrine (2012) [Pubmed]
  2. Salivary cortisol and the diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome: a coming of age. Raff, H. Endocrine (2012) [Pubmed]
  3. Cushing's syndrome: diagnosis and surveillance using salivary cortisol. Raff, H. Pituitary (2011) [Pubmed]
  4. Salivary Cortisol in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: The Effect of CPAP. Raff, H., Ettema, S.L., Eastwood, D.C., Woodson, B.T. Endocrine (2011) [Pubmed]
  5. Effect of animal facility construction on basal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal and renin-aldosterone activity in the rat. Raff, H., Bruder, E.D., Cullinan, W.E., Ziegler, D.R., Cohen, E.P. Endocrinology (2011) [Pubmed]
  6. Utility of salivary cortisol measurements in Cushing's syndrome and adrenal insufficiency. Raff, H. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. (2009) [Pubmed]
  7. Pre-analytical issues for testosterone and estradiol assays. Raff, H., Sluss, P.M. Steroids (2008) [Pubmed]
  8. Cosyntropin-stimulated salivary cortisol in hospitalized patients with hypoproteinemia. Raff, H., Brock, S., Findling, J.W. Endocrine (2008) [Pubmed]
  9. Glucocorticoid feedback control of corticotropin in the hypoxic neonatal rat. Raff, H., Jacobson, L. J. Endocrinol. (2007) [Pubmed]
  10. Augmented hypothalamic corticotrophin-releasing hormone mRNA and corticosterone responses to stress in adult rats exposed to perinatal hypoxia. Raff, H., Jacobson, L., Cullinan, W.E. J. Neuroendocrinol. (2007) [Pubmed]
  11. Steroidogenesis in human aldosterone-secreting adenomas and adrenal hyperplasias: effects of hypoxia in vitro. Raff, H., Bruder, E.D. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. (2006) [Pubmed]
  12. Adiponectin and resistin in the neonatal rat: effects of dexamethasone and hypoxia. Raff, H., Bruder, E.D. Endocrine (2006) [Pubmed]
  13. Teaching glucocorticoid negative feedback and adrenocortical regulation using a classic paper by Dr. Dwight Ingle. Raff, H. Adv. Physiol. Educ (2005) [Pubmed]
  14. Basal and adrenocorticotropin-stimulated corticosterone in the neonatal rat exposed to hypoxia from birth: modulation by chemical sympathectomy. Raff, H., Lee, J.J., Widmaier, E.P., Oaks, M.K., Engeland, W.C. Endocrinology (2004) [Pubmed]
  15. Neonatal dexamethasone therapy: short- and long-term consequences. Raff, H. Trends Endocrinol. Metab. (2004) [Pubmed]
  16. Adrenocortical responses to ACTH in neonatal rats: effect of hypoxia from birth on corticosterone, StAR, and PBR. Raff, H., Hong, J.J., Oaks, M.K., Widmaier, E.P. Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  17. A physiologic approach to diagnosis of the Cushing syndrome. Raff, H., Findling, J.W. Ann. Intern. Med. (2003) [Pubmed]
  18. Elevated corticosterone and inhibition of ACTH responses to CRH and ether in the neonatal rat: effect of hypoxia from birth. Raff, H., Jacobson, L., Cullinan, W.E. Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  19. Total and active ghrelin in developing rats during hypoxia. Raff, H. Endocrine (2003) [Pubmed]
  20. Effect of hypoxia on parathyroid hormone in lactating and neonatal rats: interaction with halothane. Raff, H. Endocrine (2002) [Pubmed]
  21. Effect of neonatal hypoxia on leptin, insulin, growth hormone and body composition in the rat. Raff, H., Bruder, E.D., Jankowski, B.M., Colman, R.J. Horm. Metab. Res. (2001) [Pubmed]
  22. Growth hormone therapy during neonatal hypoxia in rats: body composition, bone mineral density, and insulin-like growth factor-1 expression. Raff, H., Bruder, E.D., Jankowski, B., Oaks, M.K., Colman, R.J. Endocrine (2001) [Pubmed]
  23. Neonatal hypoxic hyperlipidemia in the rat: effects on aldosterone and corticosterone synthesis in vitro. Raff, H., Bruder, E.D., Jankowski, B.M., Goodfriend, T.L. Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. (2000) [Pubmed]
  24. The effect of fetal hypoxia on adrenocortical function in the 7-day-old rat. Raff, H., Bruder, E.D., Jankowski, B.M., Engeland, W.C. Endocrine (2000) [Pubmed]
  25. The effect of hypoxia from birth on the regulation of aldosterone in the 7-day-old rat: plasma hormones, steroidogenesis in vitro, and steroidogenic enzyme messenger ribonucleic acid. Raff, H., Jankowski, B.M., Bruder, E.D., Engeland, W.C., Oaks, M.K. Endocrinology (1999) [Pubmed]
  26. Elevated salivary cortisol in the evening in healthy elderly men and women: correlation with bone mineral density. Raff, H., Raff, J.L., Duthie, E.H., Wilson, C.R., Sasse, E.A., Rudman, I., Mattson, D. J. Gerontol. A Biol. Sci. Med. Sci. (1999) [Pubmed]
  27. The effect of hypoxia on plasma leptin and insulin in newborn and juvenile rats. Raff, H., Bruder, E.D., Jankowski, B.M. Endocrine (1999) [Pubmed]
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