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Early-Career Reviewers Are Key to the Success of Endocrinology

Last year, Endocrinology began soliciting nominations for early-career endocrinologists to review papers for the Endocrine Society’s (and endocrinology’s) premier journal, an effort spearheaded by Endocrinology’s editor-in-chief Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, and supported by the journal’s associate editors. “Endocrinology is a field of many hormones, many organs,...
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I Am Endocrinology: “A Mouse in One Hand and a Pipet in the Other”

why endo millan My fascination for the pituitary gland began when I was studying biotechnology at the University of Quilmes in Argentina. One day, I was in physiology class with Dr. Diego Golombek — the best teacher ever — and the topic of the day was “The Pituitary Gland.” That day I learned how important this tiny gland...
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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...