Children's Hormone Foundation

The Maria I. New Children's Hormone Foundation

A New York based, non-profit organization created to support 

research on genetic endocrine disorders

Dr. Maria I. New is a world renowned pediatric endocrinologist who has had over 50 years experience working on genetic disorders of steroid hormone synthesis childhood hypertension and disorders of sexual development.

 The primary goals of the foundation are to provide support for:
  • Research of Dr. Maria New and her group focus on making better diagnoses, treating and potentially curing children suffering from genetic hormonal disorders.
  • Education of the young physician-scientists who will be Dr. New’s legacy as innovative leaders to the future in Pediatric Endocrinology

 Dr. New's group includes Dr. Madeleine Harbison, Dr. Mabel Yau, and Dr. Ahmed Khattab.  Their research focuses on genetic disorders of  adrenal  steroidogenesis,  sexual differentiation and childhood hypertension.  Prenatal, genetic diagnosis and treatment of these disorders is  a major focus  of Dr. New’s research.

 Dr. New’s group provides specialized care for patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), disorders of sexual differentiation,   
 precocious puberty,  childhood hypertension, childhood hormone replacement therapy, abnormalities of bone mineral metabolisn,
 pituitary  gland dysfunction, growth hormone  deficiency, growth failure associated with in utero growth retardation (IUGR) and Russell
 Silver syndrome (RSS), neonatal hypothyroidisn, and many other hormonal and metabolic disorders.


The Maria New Children's Hormone Foundation is a source of hope for a healthier future of our children.

Dr. New's research and groundbreaking work in nonclassical congenital adrenal hyperplasia was featured in the New York Times, Science Times, on July 7, 2009.

© 2014 The Maria New Children's Hormone Foundation 
​An exempt organization qualified under section 501 C(3) of the Internal Revenue Code