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Endocrine Society Opposes Trump’s Budget Cuts to Public Health, Research

The Endocrine Society warned that the president’s proposal to slash $7.16 billion, or more than a fifth, of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) budget, and $1.2 billion from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would hinder progress toward needed medical treatments and advances in public health and disease prevention. President Trump released...
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Congress Passes FY 2017 Funding with $2 Billion NIH Increase

By April 27, both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate passed legislation to keep the government funded through September 30, 2017 and it included a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This was one of the Endocrine Society’s top advocacy priorities as grant funding for our member researchers was...
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Taking It to the Streets: On the Scene for the March for Science

Science_March_37 On Saturday April 22, hundreds of thousands of people around the world took to the streets to show their support for scientific research in the March for Science. The Endocrine Society was not only a sponsor but an avid participant as members and staffers alike raised their voices – and often humorous signs – to...
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April 22 March for Science Preview: Q&A with Joanna Spencer-Segal

MfS_Logo_from_Postcard On April 22, the largest rally in support of science ever – the March for Science – will take place in Washington, D.C., and simultaneously in more than 400 cities across the U.S. and the world. Hundreds of thousands of scientists and science advocates will come together with one voice to call for support for...
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Special Commentary: Democracy in Flux

skdey On January 28th, President Trump ordered a travel ban for all citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days and for all refugees for 180 days. Spontaneous protests erupted at airports and borders all over the country, particularly over detainees who held visas or green cards. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a suit...
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ENDO 2017 Preview: Taking Aim – Preparing Your Specific Aims Critique

The “Specific Aims” is one of the most important and challenging portions of a National Institutes of Health grant application. Fortunately, a new session at ENDO 2017 will provide personal feedback and will grant writers with senior reviewers for one-on-one input. A new offering at ENDO 2017 promises to be a highlight for many in-training...
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Eureka! Top Endocrine Discoveries of 2016

eureka-head For the second year in a row, Endocrine News talks to editors from Endocrine Society journals to get the scoop on the top endocrine discoveries of 2016. The life work of a scientist requires an enormous amount of patience. “Eureka moments” take years of tireless experimentation and iteration to achieve, which is why impactful discoveries...