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Hire Power: Zooming in on Potential Staff

Just because we’re all connected via teleconferencing software these days doesn’t mean you have to put off hiring for your lab. Here are a few tips for how to effectively recruit star performers in a virtual world. Just how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything about how we interact with each other this year, so...
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An Appetite for Research: Q&A with Eleftheria Maratos-Flier, MD

T Maratos-Flier IMG_0861 for web Endocrine News speaks with the Endocrine Society’s 2020 Roy O. Greep Laureate Award winner for Outstanding Research, Eleftheria Maratos-Flier, MD, who discusses her research focusing on obesity, challenges for female researchers, and her own goals outside the lab. Eleftheria Maratos-Flier, MD, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, is the recipient of the 2020 Laureate...
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EndoGear: The Latest in Laboratory Chillers

Endocrine News takes a look at some of the latest chillers that will cool your samples as well as your lab’s operating costs. An essential tool in the research laboratory, chillers serve as a reliable cooling circuit necessary for the applications of most labs. Environmental factors such as temperature can skew research results if there...
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From a Distance: Encouraging Physical Distancing to Slow COVID-19

SLP Jameson 125 Endocrine News spoke with J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, editor-in-chief, Journal of the Endocrine Society, about his March editorial in the New York Times that urged physical distancing in order to save lives. He discusses the editorial’s impact, the importance of videoconferencing, and COVID-19’s lasting impact on healthcare. On March 24, J. Larry Jameson, MD,...
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Pushing Boundaries: Q&A with Christopher B. Newgard, PhD

Newgard.Christopher Fresh from receiving his 2020 Laureate Award for Outstanding Innovation, Christopher B. Newgard, PhD, discusses how collaboration has shaped his research and why he focuses on metabolomics to unlock the mysteries of cardiometabolic diseases.   Christopher B. Newgard, PhD, does not hesitate to give credit to the many mentors and colleagues who have inspired his...
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Bare Benches: Research During the COVID-19 Outbreak

As the COVID-19 virus has spread around the world, more and more people are told to work from home. That includes scientists, researchers, lab techs, PhD students, and others who have had to leave the bench behind. Endocrine News reached out to researchers and basic scientists to see how life in their labs has changed,...
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Artificial Intelligence Improves X-ray Identification of Patients with Broken Bones

Artificial intelligence that can “read” electronic radiology reports and flag patients with broken bones who are at risk of osteoporosis outperformed the traditional manual method of health care professionals reading X-ray reports, a new study finds. The results were presented during a virtual news conference hosted by the Endocrine Society. The new search tool, called...