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Eureka 2019: Diabetes and Its Generational Impact During Pregnancy

For the fifth year in a row, Endocrine News spoke with editors from Endocrine Society journals to get the scoop on the top endocrine discoveries of 2019. Here is part 2 of Eureka! 2019. Endocrinology associate editor Patricia Brubaker, PhD, FRSC, professor, Departments of Physiology and Medicine at the University of Toronto, in Ontario, credits “Gestational Diabetes Adversely Affects Pancreatic...
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Eureka 2019: Rodent Studies Unlock Endocrine Secrets

For the fifth year in a row, Endocrine News spoke with editors from Endocrine Society journals to get the scoop on the top endocrine discoveries of 2019. Here is part 1 of Eureka! 2019.   Editor-in-chief Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Social Sciences, and Medicine at the Feinberg School of...
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Smith Named Dean of Baylor’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Smith.Carolyn.L.990509.Mol&CellBio Carolyn Smith, PhD, professor of molecular and cellular biology and chair of the Endocrine Society’s Annual Meeting Steering Committee (AMSC), was named dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Smith is also a member of the Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center where her research...
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I Am Endocrinology: Reproduction, Hormones, and Bones

kovacs I remember well the key events that made me become an endocrinologist. I first decided in second year medicine at Queen’s University in Canada, when we learned about endocrinology. I was fascinated by the thermostatic control of each endocrine gland, and how with clever insight or detective work an endocrinologist could determine exactly where the...
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Slightly Elevated TSH Levels Not a Cause for Referral to Pediatric Endocrinologists

Children with thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) levels slightly above reference range shouldn’t be referred to pediatric endocrinologists unless there is another cause for clinical concern, according to a paper recently published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society. Researchers led by Perrin C. White, MD, of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of...
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Endocrine Society Focuses on Transgender Care, Drug Pricing, EDCs and more at AMA HOD

The Endocrine Society sent a delegation, including members Amanda Bell and Shivani Agarwal, to participate in the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates (HOD) in November to establish policy positions on topics of importance to endocrinologists and the patients they treat. We attend the AMA meetings to further our policy agenda by garnering the support of...
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EndoBridge 2019: Seventh Year of Solidarity in the World of Hormones

EB 2019 LOGO The seventh annual meeting of EndoBridge® took place October 24-27, 2019 in Antalya, Turkey, co-hosted by the Endocrine Society and European Society of Endocrinology in collaboration with the Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Turkey. The meeting was held in English with simultaneous translation into Russian, Arabic, and Turkish and accredited by the European Accreditation...