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Endocrine Society Members Named 2020 Lasker Clinical Research Scholars

Endocrine Society members Alison Boyce, MD, and Stephanie Chung, MBBS, are among the five scientists that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) selected for the 2020 Lasker Clinical Research Scholars program, a partnership with the Lasker Foundation that supports the emergence of the next generation of clinician-researchers. Chief of the Metabolic Bone Disorders Unit, National...
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The Endocrine Society’s AP-SIG Shares Adrenal and Pituitary Knowledge

As Endocrine News reported in the August issue, the Endocrine Society launched a series of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) in 2019 to allow members with similar interests to come together to collaborate both within and outside the SIG. The goal of the Adrenal and Pituitary Special Interest Group (AP-SIG) steering committee (currently chaired by Niki...
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Joy Wu Named Vice Chair of Basic Science at Stanford Department of Medicine

JoyWuphoto Last month it was announced that Joy Wu, MD, PhD, has been appointed as vice chair, Basic and Translational Science, Department of Medicine, at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif. In this new role, Wu will provide leadership and vision to further the basic science research mission in the department. Wu is a board-certified endocrinologist who specializes in...
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Q&A: Connie Newman, MD, Chair, Guideline Writing Committee

Connie Newman MD 2018 (3) Endocrine News talks with Connie Newman, MD, chair of the committee that created the latest Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline on Lipid Management in Patients with Endocrine Disorders.   According to the latest Clinical Practice Guideline issued by the Endocrine Society, all adults with endocrine disorders should be tested for high cholesterol and triglycerides to...
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EndoBridge 2020 Was a Digital Success

EndoBridge ONLINE LOGO The 8th Annual Meeting of EndoBridge® was held between 22-24 October 2020 as a virtual event due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19 pandemic. As usual, the three-day scientific program, accredited by the European Council, included state of the art lectures and interactive expert discussion panels on challenging and interesting clinical cases. Simultaneous translation into Russian,...
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Five Endocrine Society Members Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Endocrine Society members Rexford Ahima, MD, PhD, Myles Brown, MD, Nancy Carrasco, MD, Mark Evers, MD, and Joel Hirschhorn, MD, PhD, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). They are five of the 90 regular members and 10 international members who were announced on October 19 at NAM’s annual meeting. Election to...
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Endocrine Society Welcomes European Commission’s Chemical Strategy

The Endocrine Society welcomed the European Commission’s new Chemical Strategy for Sustainability and its measures to protect the public from endocrine-disrupting chemicals. The communication was released Wednesday as part of the European Green Deal.  The strategy is designed to be the foundation for the biggest update to Europe’s chemical regulations in more than a decade. The chemical strategy commits to a hazard identification for endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), including strict measures to prevent them from being used in consumer products. In...
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Donald P. McDonnell, PhD, Honored by Susan G. Komen

043614_mcdonnell001 Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, recognized Endocrine Society member and innovative breast cancer researcher Donald P. McDonnell, PhD, with this year’s Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science, Komen’s highest scientific honor. Established by Komen in 1992, the prestigious Brinker Awards for Scientific Distinction recognize advances in both our understanding...