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Endocrine Society Applauds Special Diabetes Program Renewal

The Endocrine Society praised Congress’ decision to include the Special Diabetes Program and increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the federal government that passed today. The CR included a provision to renew the Special Diabetes Program (SDP) for two years with $300 million in funding...
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Society Successfully Advocates to Renew Special Diabetes Program

Over the past year, the Endocrine Society has advocated for the renewal of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP), which funds type 1 diabetes research and education and prevention programs for Alaska Natives and American Indians. Through our efforts working with the leadership of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, the SDP was included in House legislation to...
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Five Endocrine Society Leaders Join Its Governing Council

Five new Officers and Council Members will join the leadership of the Endocrine Society, the world’s largest global membership organization of endocrinologists dedicated to accelerating scientific innovation and improving health worldwide. The Society is a global community of 18,000 clinicians and researchers energized by the promise of unravelling the mysteries of hormone disorders to care...
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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...