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Freelance Reporter Receives Endocrine Society Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism

Lindsey Konkel, a New Jersey-based freelance reporter, received the Endocrine Society’s annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism, the Society announced today. Konkel was honored at the Society’s 99th Annual Meeting & Expo in Orlando, Fla., for her coverage of how exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) can affect the development of the placenta,...
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Endocrine Society Joins March for Science

The Endocrine Society is proudly partnering with the March for Science, which will bring together more than 100 scientific organizations on Saturday, April 22 to celebrate science and rally public support for publicly funded research. The march, to be held in Washington, DC, is expected to draw thousands. More than 400 cities worldwide will host...
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Endocrine Society Response to Immigration Order

Kronenberg, Henry (PE 2015) President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday, January 27, limiting refugees into the U.S., barring the citizens of seven countries – Iraq, Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Libya, and Yemen – from entering the U.S. on any visa category, and, consequently, also creating new barriers to the global exchange of scientific information. The order...
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Endocrine Society Newsmakers in December

USA Today‘s Diagnosis: Diabetes Magazine—Dollars & Cents: Experts suggest ways to offset rising insulin costs Clinical Affairs Core Committee Chair Robert Lash, MD, discussed the importance of using diabetes medications as directed in the national newspaper’s digital magazine on diabetes. Le Monde —Perturbateurs endocriniens : la fabrique d’un mensonge (Endocrine disrupters: the manufacture of a...
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Members in the News: John W. Funder Awarded Fondation IPSEN Endocrine Regulations Prize

Endocrine Society member John W. Funder, MD, PhD, of Prince Henry’s Institute in Victoria, Australia, today was awarded the Fondation PSEN Endocrine Regulations Prize for his work on endocrine aspects of hypertension, including primary aldosteronism. The award was presented at the International Congress of Endocrinology — Chinese Society of Endocrinology in Beijing. As Business Wire points out, Funder...
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Members in the News: Deanna Adkins Featured on NPR for Her Work with Transgender Teens

National Public Radio (NPR) yesterday featured Endocrine Society Deanna Adkins, MD, highlighting her work with transgender teens in the gender clinic she started at Duke University’s Children’s Hospital in Durham, N.C. The radio program lets us listen in as Adkins treats a fifteen-year-old transgender boy named Drew, who came to North Carolina with his mom from Jacksonville, Fla....