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NIDDK Releases Funding Opportunity Announcements for Type 1 Diabetes Research

On February 15, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) released 17 long-awaited Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to support a variety of research projects related to type 1 diabetes and its complications. These FOAs are supported with the recent $150 million extension of the Special Statutory Funding Program for Type 1...
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News Media Registration Open for ENDO 2018

The Endocrine Society’s 100th Annual Meeting & Expo in Chicago, Ill. To register, go to: ENDO 2018 press registration Members of the media can now register to cover the latest advances in hormone health and science at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th Annual Meeting & Expo. The meeting will be held March 17-20, in...
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Crossing Borders: The Impact of the Travel Ban

Al_Nofal_Alaa_MUG_RGB [UPDATE: Since this story went to print, the Trump administration has issued a new travel ban that places restrictions on immigrants from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen. Therefore, the Supreme Court postponed oral arguments in the travel ban case that were scheduled for October.] While the ACA repeal effort is ongoing...
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Endocrine Society Joins Hurricane Relief Efforts

Over the past two weeks, the Endocrine Society has been working the Diabetes Emergency Relief Coalition (DERC), led by the American Diabetes Association and JDRF, to ensure diabetes supplies reach those affected by Hurricane Harvey. So far, the effort has delivered over 3,700 pounds of diabetes supplies to the Houston area; additional supplies are being...
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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...