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Remembering Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD, 1935 – 2019

Barrett-Connor, Elizabeth The endocrine community is mourning the loss of Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD, who died on June 9 at her home in La Jolla, Calif., and who was known for her long-running study on aging, which led to a better understanding of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, menopause, and bone health. Barrett-Connor, the distinguished professor in the Department of...
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Remembering Lewis E. Braverman, MD, 1929-2019

braverman Lewis Braverman, MD, will be dearly missed by countless number of former fellows, colleagues and friends. Braverman, most recently a professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and chief of the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, was an internationally recognized leader in the field of thyroid research for his contributions that spanned...
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V. Craig Jordan Honored by Queen Elizabeth II

Jordan, V. Craig On June 7, 2019, Buckingham Palace announced that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appointed V. Craig Jordan, OBE, as Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (CMG) for services to women’s health. The award recognizes Jordan’s discovery of Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs) as the first multifunctional medicines for women...
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Updated: ENDO 2019: An ENDO Gumbo in New Orleans

EN_0519_US_FINALCOVER150 [Editor’s note: This post has been updated to include the great work of Knock Out Rounds third place winner Loize Marechal, MSc, a PhD student at the University of Montreal, who presented her study on how a sub-optimal womb environment can affect metabolic health.] Scientists and clinicians descended upon the Crescent City in anticipation of being...
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ENDO 2019: Teresa Woodruff Charts the History of Reproductive Transplants in Sawin Lecture

teresa in the lab The 2019 Delbert A. Fisher Award recipient is Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, dean of The Graduate School and Chief of Reproductive Biology Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University in Chicago. Each year, the Delbert A. Fisher Research Scholar Award provides a $2,000 honorarium to a scholar demonstrating exceptional work in...
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Endocrine Society Congratulates 2019 Early Investigators Award Winners

The Endocrine Society has selected five recipients for its Early Investigators Awards.   The Early Investigators Awards were established to assist in the development of early career investigators and to provide greater recognition of their accomplishments in endocrine-related research.  “One of the biggest challenges endocrine fellows and junior faculty face is gaining recognition and obtaining access to the resources they need for professional development,”...