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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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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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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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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...
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2020 Alpert Award Celebrates Endocrinology During Virtual Symposium

For the first time, the Warren Alpert Foundation Prize is celebrating discoveries in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism with a virtual symposium on Thursday October 1, 2020. Two longstanding Endocrine Society members are being recognized: Daniel J. Drucker, MD, and Joel F. Habener, MA, MD, along with Jens Juul Holst, MD, DMSc, for their discoveries about...
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Richard T. Kloos, MD, Named Executive Medical Director at Veracyte

Kloos Endocrine Society member Richard T. Kloos, MD, has been promoted to executive medical director at Veracyte, Inc., according to an announcement from the company today. In his new capacity, Kloos will be charged with overseeing Veracyte’s global medical affairs in all clinical areas addressed by the company’s expanding menu of advanced genomic tests. Kloos, who...
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Remembering Howard E. Kulin, MD

image001 Howard E. Kulin, MD, passed away peacefully at age 83 after a long illness on August 17, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Hanne, and children Thomas, Eric, and Jacob as well as five grandchildren. Several aspects of his career provide lessons for all endocrinologists. As the consummate pediatric endocrinologist, Howard...