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Society Members Receive Ferring Innovation Grants

Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced the recipients of the 2017-2018 Innovation Grants Program, an annual initiative of the Ferring Research Institute (FRI) based in San Diego, Calif. This global program supports research in the fields of reproductive medicine and women’s health, urology, gastroenterology, hepatology, and endocrinology. This year, five Endocrine Society members were awarded 2017 – 2018...
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Meet the 2018 Laureates: Leonard Wartofsky, MD, MACP

Wartofsky, Leonard - Approved 2012 Sidney H. Ingbar Award for Distinguished Service Leonard Wartofsky, MD, MACP Leonard “Len” Wartofsky, MD, MACP, has been a member of the Endocrine Society since 1973, and his record of service to this organization is truly impressive. He has been a member of numerous committees including the Committee on Education (1977–1981), Program Committee (1980–1982), Congressional...
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Meet the 2018 Laureates: Paul M. Stewart, MD, FRCP

Stewart, Paul M. International Excellence in Endocrinology Award Paul M. Stewart, MD, FRCP Professor Paul Stewart, MD, FRCP, is the recipient of the Endocrine Society 2018 International Excellence in Endocrinology Award in recognition of his remarkable work on the international endocrine stage. A past member of the Endocrine Society Council and six Endocrine Society committees over the years,...
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Meet the 2018 Laureates: Gregory Steinberg, PhD

Steinberg, Gregory Richard E. Weitzman Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award Gregory Steinberg, PhD Gregory Steinberg’s research has studied the fundamental mechanism by which energy sensing, endocrine factors, and commonly used medications regulate metabolism. During his PhD, he studied adipocyte-muscle communication and the development of skeletal muscle leptin resistance in obesity. His postdoctoral research extended these findings by...
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Meet the 2018 Laureates: Shlomo Melmed, MD

Melmed, Shlomo 2015 2018 Outstanding Scholarly Physician Award Shlomo Melmed, MD Shlomo Melmed, MD, compellingly impacts the practice of pituitary medicine by clinical leadership, educational initiatives, and major translational discoveries in pathophysiology and therapy of pituitary disease. He has elucidated mechanisms for paracrine pituitary growth factor regulation and pituitary tumorigenesis and identified novel molecules for pituitary tumor therapy....
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Meet the 2018 Laureates: Christos Mantzoros, MD, DSc

Mantzoros, Christos Outstanding Clinical Investigator Award Christos Mantzoros, MD, DSc Christos Mantzoros, MD, DSC, an extraordinarily productive investigator, is currently the chief of the Nutrition Unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and chief of the Endocrine Section at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Mantzoros serves as a full professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School...
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Meet the 2018 Laureates: V. Craig Jordan, OBE, DSC, PhD

Jordan, V. Craig Gerald D. Aurbach Award for Outstanding Translational Research V. Craig Jordan, OBE, DSc, PhD The Gerald D. Aurbach Award for Outstanding Translational Research is presented to V. Craig Jordan, OBE, DSC, PhD, for the discovery and development of a novel group of medicines called Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs) applied to address the treatment and...
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Daniel J. Drucker, MD, Named Editor-in-Chief of Endocrine Reviews

Drucker, Daniel - Approved_JPG Daniel J. Drucker, MD, professor of medicine and the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre-Novo Nordisk Chair in Incretin Biology at the University of Toronto, and a senior scientist at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has been named editor-in-chief of Endocrine Reviews. “It is truly an honor to lead a...