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Ruth S. Weinstock Named ADA 2017 Outstanding Diabetes Clinician

Endocrine Society member Ruth S. Weinstock, MD, PhD, has been selected to receive the American Diabetes Association 2017 Outstanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award. Presented annually, the award honors meritorious contributions to diabetes clinical practice. Weinstock will be recognized with this honor during the Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions, June 9-13, 2017, in San Diego.   Weinstock is...
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Endocrine Reviews Journal to Debut New Look in June

Endocrine Reviews Cover Readers of Endocrine Reviews will be pleasantly surprised when they receive their June issue and see the journal’s new look, both inside and out. The bimonthly journal, published by the Endocrine Society since 1980, will undergo an entirely new redesign to give it a more contemporary look and enhance readability. The June issue of Endocrine...
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Endocrine Society Lauds Novo Nordisk’s Commitment to Affordable Insulin

The Endocrine Society applauded Novo Nordisk’s recent partnership with CVS Caremark on its new program Reduced RX a prescription savings program that offers discounts on certain medications. Through the partnership, which goes into effect today, patients facing high out-of-pocket costs for insulin will be able to purchase human insulin, Novolin®, for $25 per 10 mL vial,...
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ENDOMANIA: A Look Back at ENDO 2017

welcomeendo Attendees of ENDO 2017 in Orlando shared the Orange County Convention Center with throngs of WrestleMania devotees as part of a massive WWE event. Thankfully there were no “smackdowns” as both groups intermingled nicely, but once again ENDO proved why it is still the reigning champion in heralding cutting-edge endocrine research to endocrinology professionals from...
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Gokhan Hotamisligil, MD, PhD, Named to Advisory Board

hotamisligil2 Gokhan Hotamisligil, MD, PhD, from the Harvard School of Public Health, has been named one of six members of the newly formed Scientific Advisory Board for biomedical data analysis company, Seven Bridges. This new advisory board will formalize relationships with leading global experts in genomic medicine, bioinformatics, and cancer research. The board members will also...
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The March for Science: A Day in Pictures

MfS_Logo_from_Postcard On Saturday April 22, thousands of people from around the world came together to show their support for science and scientific research by being a part of the very first March for Science. For his feature “Taking it to the Streets” in the May issue of Endocrine News, senior editor Derek Bagley — along with...
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Reflections of a Memorable Year Full of Landmark Accomplishments

Kronenberg, Henry (PE 2015) As I reach the end of my presidential term, I am impressed by how much has been accomplished in such a short time. It has been a wonderful experience and a great honor to serve as president of this remarkable society. I was frankly a bit fearful when I started, but quickly found enormous pleasure...
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Endocrine Society Issues Scientific Statement to Improve Detection of Curable Forms of Hypertension

A new Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society advises healthcare providers on ways to spot hormonal causes of hypertension that can be cured with surgery or treated effectively with medication. Without effective screening, common hormonal causes of hypertension, such as the disorder termed “primary aldosteronism,” often go undiagnosed and untreated. This can leave individuals...