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An Ounce of (Diabetes) Prevention: A Conversation with Christopher Holliday, PhD, MPH, MA, FACHE, Director of the CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation

Christopher_Holliday For many years, the burgeoning cases of diabetes have been at alarming – some would even use the phrase “pandemic” – levels. When the COVID-19 pandemic swept the planet, new solutions to combat diabetes were sorely needed. Endocrine News sits down with Christopher Holliday, PhD, MPH, FACHE, who is heading up the CDC’s Division of...
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Phish Tank: Avoiding Cyberattacks in the Lab

Stories about healthcare institutions having their computer systems hacked and patient data compromised seem to be on the rise, but research laboratories are not immune. As cyberattacks increase, there are a few simple steps to make sure your research stays secure.   Since the start of the pandemic, cyberattacks have become a bigger threat to...
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Up and Running: Tips for Launching and Running a Successful Lab

At ENDO 2022, scientists and researchers flocked to the session, “The Business of Starting and Running a Lab,” which covered everything a new PI needs to know from hiring and managing a staff to preparing budgets and even managing your own time. Endocrine News spoke to that session’s speakers and other experts for the “secrets...
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Researchers Roundtable: Talking to the 2022 Early Investigator Award Winners

EN August 2022 Cover Every year the Endocrine Society recognizes endocrinologists who are in the early stages of their research careers with the Early Investigator Awards. Endocrine News spoke to the five researchers from around the world to find out more about their award-winning research, the award’s potential impact, as well as the biggest challenges facing them today. While...
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A Light in the Darkness: Q&A with Karel Pacak, MD, PhD, DSc

Karel Pacak At only six years old, Karel Pacak, MD, PhD, DSc, decided that he needed to help “those who suffer the most — cancer patients.” Endocrine News talks to Pacak about his research, the renowned pheochromocytoma symposium he launched, and his thoughts on the next generation of physician-scientists. Fueled at a very young age by the...
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Learning Curve: Getting Schooled by Award-Winning Endocrine Educators

EN_072022_USCOVER Endocrine News reached out to a few of the Endocrine Society’s Outstanding Educator Laureates to share insights into the state of endocrine education. Ann Danoff, MD; Kenneth Burman, MD; Laurence Katznelson, MD; and Carolyn Becker, MD, discuss the past, present, and future of educating endocrinologists, the best advice they’ve ever received, and how they motivate...
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New Study Makes Case for Culturing Embryos Up to Seven Days Post-Insemination for Selected Patients

Ending embryo culture at 144 hours (six days) post-insemination (h.p.i.) would involve 7.3 percent and 4.4 percent relative reductions in the number of patients obtaining euploid blastocysts and live birth(s) (LBs), respectively, according to a study published in Human Reproduction. The study results were announced recently by Fairtility, a company using artificial intelligence to enhance in...