Thank you to all our PNA HEROES for making #GivingTuesday 2018 the most successful the PNA has ever had. We saw a 95% increase in donations from last year and that is because of supporters like you. We are so grateful and humbled by your generosity and continued support. We commissioned billboards in Times Square, generating a great deal of excitement. With an estimated 450,000 people walking through Times Square on the average day, these awareness campaigns were able to reach many, many people and shine a light on these diseases and our patient community. It was so exciting to see the Pituitary Network Association on display for all to see, that we are sharing video of these awareness campaigns below. We are hoping to do it again very soon! Stay tuned!




PNA Exclusives

Surgical Strategies in the Treatment of Pituitary Tumors

Webinar presented by Mario Zuccarello, MD and Jonathan A. Forbes, MD

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Each Month PNA Shines a Light on one of Pituitary Medicine's
Best and Brightest

PNA Spotlight: Jamie Van Gompel, MD, FANSS

PNA Spotlight: Jamie Van Gompel, MD, FANSS

VanGompelThis month the PNA Spotlight focuses on Dr. Jamie Van Gompel with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. There he serves as an Associate Professor in Neurosurgery and Otorhinolaryngology; the Program Director and Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Neurologic Surgery; the Associate Program Director of the Neurosurgical Skull Base Oncology Fellowship; and the Program Director of the International Neurosurgery Fellowship. Dr. Van Gompel started out at the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry, medical microbiology and immunology. He then proceede...



Pituitary Network Association

The PNA is an international non-profit organization for patients with pituitary tumors and disorders, their families, loved ones, and the physicians and health care providers who treat them.

The PNA was founded in 1992 by a group of acromegalic patients in order to communicate and share their experiences and concerns. The PNA has rapidly grown to become the world's largest and fastest growing patient advocacy organization devoted to the treatment and cure of pituitary disorders.

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The PNA is supported by an international network of the world's finest physicians and surgeons. Our goal is to reach every patient who may be forgotten, abandoned, or worse yet, undiagnosed after many years of suffering. We are doing this in three ways: (1) by providing public awareness programs and educational seminars, (2) by assisting the medical community in developing uniform standards for early diagnosis, surgery, radiation, pharmacological treatment and follow-up, and (3) by having interactive web sites and a referral program on these web sites.

Mission Statement

To support, pursue, encourage, promote and where possible, fund research on pituitary disorders in a sustained and full-time effort to find a cure for these illnesses. The PNA will disseminate information helpful to the medical community, the public and to pituitary patients and their families on matters regarding early detection, symptoms, treatments and resources available to patients with pituitary disease.